Environmental Policy & Planning - Requirements for the Major

Environmental Policy and Planning Program | Environmental Policy and Planning Minor Requirements | Course Descriptions

Supporting Courses

Introductory courses, 13 credits

  • ECON 203        Micro Economic Analysis, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 102    Introduction to Environmental Sciences, 3 credits

And one of these:

  • POL SCI 101      American Government and Politics, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 202   Introduction to Public Policy, 3 credits

And one of these:

  • BUS ADM 216     Business Statistics, 4 credits
  • COMM SCI 205   Social Science Statistics, 4 credits
  • MATH 260           Introductory Statistics, 4 credits

Environmental Science courses, 6-7 credits

Complete one course, minimum of 3 credits:

  • GEOSCI 102       Introduction to Earth Science, 3 credits
  • GEOSCI 202       Physical Geology, 4 credits

Complete one of the following:

  • ENV SCI 188      Issues in Biological Conservation, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 260      Energy and Society, 3 credits
  • GEOSCI 222       Ocean of Air: Weather and Climate, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 15 credits

  • PU EN AF 301     Environmental Politics and Policy, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 322     Environmental Planning, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 378     Environmental Law, 3 credits

Upper-Level Environmental Science courses, 6 credits:

  • Students can choose any two upper-level ENV SCI courses

Areas of Emphasis, 15 credits

Public Policy

Required, 3 credits:

  • PU EN AF 408     Public Policy Analysis, 3 credits

Electives, choose four of these, 12 credits:

  • ECON 305           Natural Resources Economic Policy, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 306     Regulatory Policy and Administration, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 314     Administrative Law, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 315     Public and Nonprofit Management, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 321     Coastal Resources Policy and Management, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 324     Transitioning to Sustainable Communities, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 351     Water Resources Policy and Management, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 379     Natural Resources Policy, Law, and Administration, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 402     Environmental and Resource Economics, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 406     State and Local Government, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 428     Public and Nonprofit Program Evaluation, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 453     Cost Benefit Analysis, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 461     Special Topics in Public and Environmental Affairs, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 497     Internship, 1-3 credits

Planning

Required, 6 credits:

  • PU EN AF 350    Geographic Information Systems, 3 credits

One of these:

  • PU EN AF 321     Coastal Resources Policy and Management, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 351     Water Resources Policy and Management, 3 credits

Electives, choose four of these, 12 credits:

  • ECON 305           Natural Resources Economic Policy, 3 credits
  • GEOG 353           Air Photo Interpretation, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 323     Land Use Controls, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 324     Transitioning to Sustainable Communities, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 428     Public and Nonprofit Program Evaluation, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 450     Advanced Geographic Information Systems, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 453     Cost Benefit Analysis, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 461     Special Topics in Public and Environmental Affairs, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 497     Internship, 1-3 credits
Environmental Policy and Planning Program
Environmental Policy and Planning Minor Requirements
Course Descriptions