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Public Policy Emphasis

Supporting Courses21-22
Introductory Courses
Micro Economic Analysis
Introduction to Environmental Sciences
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
American Government and Politics
Introduction to Public Policy
Choose one of the following courses:
Business Statistics
Social Science Statistics
Introductory Statistics
Environmental Science
Natural Hazards
Physical Geology
Complete one course:
Energy and Society
Ocean of Air: Weather and Climate
Upper-Level Courses18
Environmental Politics and Policy
Environmental Planning
Environmental Law
Global Environmental Politics and Policy
Choose 6 credits of Upper-Level Environmental Science courses 1
Public Policy Emphasis12
Public Policy Analysis
Elective Courses (choose three of the following):
Natural Resources Economic Policy
Regulatory Policy and Administration
Administrative Law
Public and Non-Profit Management
Coastal Resources Policy and Management
Transitioning to Sustainable Communities
Water Resources Policy and Management
Natural Resources Policy, Law, and Administration
Global Environmental Politics and Policy
Environmental and Resource Economics
State and Local Government
Strategic Philanthropy: Civic Engagement Through Giving
Public and Nonprofit Program Evaluation
Cost Benefit Analysis
Special Topics in Public and Environmental Affairs
Total Credits51-52

 Students can choose any two upper-level (300-400) ENV SCI courses.