Sep 18, 2020  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 University Catalog

Disaster Risk Reduction Minor


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Department of Environmental Studies, Huxley College of the Environment

24-26 credits

Introduction

Huxley College’s disaster reduction and emergency planning minor is designed to introduce the student to natural hazards, their impacts on society, and strategies for reducing these impacts. All students at Western may apply for admittance through the Department of Environmental Studies office at any time.

Why Consider a Disaster Risk Reduction Minor?

 

 Contact Information

Department Chair
Grace Wang
Arntzen Hall 212
360-650-3278
Grace.Wang@wwu.edu

Huxley College Professional Advisor
Kathryn Patrick
Environmental Studies 539
360-650-3520
Kathryn.Patrick@wwu.edu

 Sample Careers

 

 Major/Career Resources

www.wwu.edu/careers/students_choosingamajor.shtml

How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

Applicants should request a Disaster Risk Reduction Minor application from Dr. Rebekah Paci-Green or a Huxley College professional advisor. Return the application with a WWU transcript, a WWU transfer equivalency report, if applicable, and a 500-word essay explaining how the minor would enhance the applicant’s major studies and career goals. Admission to the minor is competitive and space is limited.

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for all students’ minor courses.

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