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Public Policy Emphasis

Supporting Courses21-22
Introductory Courses
Micro Economic Analysis
Environment and Society
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
Choose one of the following Environmental Science courses:
Natural Hazards
Physical Geology
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
Capstone Course:
Senior Seminar/Capstone in Political Science
Seminar in Ethics and Public Action
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
Environmental and Resource Economics
State and Local Government
Public and Nonprofit Program Evaluation
Cost Benefit Analysis
Total Credits51-52

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


Students may complete PU EN AF 321 and PU EN AF 351 to fulfill either requirement above, but may only use the course once per requirement to the major.