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2013-2014 Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Disaster Risk Reduction Minor


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Department of Environmental Studies, Huxley College of the Environment

24-27 credits

Introduction/What is the Study of Disaster Risk Reduction?

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

Interim Department Chair
Debnath Mookherjee
Arntzen Hall 217
360-650-3284
Debnath.Mookherjee@wwu.edu

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

 Sample Careers

 

 Major/Career Resources

http://www.wwu.edu/careers/students_choosingamajor.shtml

How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

Applicants should submit a WWU transcript and academic history, 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.

Requirements


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