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Applied Environmental Science Program (AESP) at Miner Institute

Program Type
Field Experience
All invited. Environmental & EarthScience
Chazy, NY
Fall Semester/Quarter
Host or Home
The Applied Environmental Science Program (AESP) is a highly-regarded, semester-long residential program that operates under a flexible, full-day class structure that incorporates lectures and classroom learning with hands- on activities in the field. Field activities take full advantage of the proximity to the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Champlain. Courses Offered: ENV 432 Forest Ecology & Management ENV 439 Wetland Ecology & Management ENV 430 Wildlife Ecology & Management ENV 411 Water Quality & Modeling (requires intro to calculus) ENV 370 Soil Science ENV 440 Agriculture and the Environment https://www.whminer.org/applied-environmental-science

Additional Information

Requirements: AESP courses are upper-level courses that require students to have taken introductory biology and chemistry, and general ecology. ENV 411 also requires introductory calculus. Prerequisites may be waived at the discretion of the instructor. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding enrollment eligibility.

Costs: Home or Host Pay is available. In addition, there is a $25 technology fee that is mandatory. If choosing to live at the Miner Institute (recommended), it is $1,350 for a two-person apartment per semester. A limited number of single rooms for $2,000 per semester. An optional meal plan is $925 for the semester and includes weekday lunch and dinner. For those residing on campus, there is a $1,500 scholarship available. Must have a 3.0 GPA. https://www.whminer.org/facility/middleton-miller-student-housing-complex

Access Types:
  • Direct: student may apply and go directly to the program site from the home campus if approved
  • Open: open to all eligible applicants who meet stated deadlines

Contact Information

Dr. Edwin Romanowicz
Director, Center for Earth & Environmental Science
518-564-2028 (P)
101 Broad Street
132 Hudson Hall
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

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