Environmental Policy and Planning: Requirements for the Major

Interdisciplinary Major

Supporting Courses

Introductory courses, (15 credits):

ECON 203: Micro Economic Analysis (3 credits)

ENV SCI 102: Introduction to Environmental Sciences (3 credits)

PU EN AF 250: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (2 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: Natural Hazards (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, (18 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)

PU EN AF 380: Global Environmental Politics and Policy (3 credits)

Upper-Level Environmental Science, (6 credits)

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

Areas of Emphasis

Public Policy

Required (3 credits)

PU EN AF 408: Public Policy Analysis (3 credits)

Electives, choose three of these, (9 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 Non-Profit 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 380: Global Environmental Politics and Policy (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 426: Strategic Philanthropy: Civic Engagement through Giving (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 (1-12 credits)

Planning

Required, (5 credits)

PU EN AF 350: GIS in Public and Environmental Policy (2 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 three of these, (9 credits)

ECON 305: Natural Resources Economic Policy (3 credits)

GEOG 353: Air Photo Interpretation (3 credits)

PU EN AF 321: Coastal Resources Policy and Management (3 credits)

PU EN AF 323: Sustainable Land Use (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 426: Strategic Philanthropy: Civic Engagement through Giving (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 (1-12 credits)