Minor in Environmental Systems and Society

​How to Declare the Minor

To enter the minor, students must be in good academic standing (minimum 2.0 grade-point average).

To declare the minor, students must make an appointment with the IoES SAO via Calendly.

Minors will not be added during first pass enrollment period.

Officially enrolling in the minor provides first-pass enrollment for all upper-division courses in the minor.

Students will need to be able to complete the minor in addition to the other elements of their program (major, other minors) within their normal time-to-degree (12 regular academic quarters) and/or within their unit maximum (216 units + AP units). If that is not the case, students will have to file a petition with the College for approval prior to being admitted to the minor. Students who have completed 150 or more units will also need permission from the College of Letters & Science to declare any minor. The IoES SAO can help determine whether this will be necessary; students should make an appointment with the IoES SAO prior to filing any petitions with the College.

Additionally, students enrolled in any School outside of the College of Letters and Science must consult with their School counselor prior to enrolling in the minor.


When you make your appointment via Calendly (below) include your phone number or Zoom link.

Questions: email rdieckmann@ioes.ucla.edu

You may also reach IoES academic counseling at 310-206-9193 during normal business hours (M-F 9:00am-5:00pm). 

Make appointments to see the IoES undergraduate counselor ONLINE! Simply click the link below and choose an open appointment slot. Be sure to enter your name and email, so you can be contacted in case the appointment needs to be changed for some unforeseen reason.

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