Environmental Policy Major

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 General Major     Ecology     International Environmental Sustainability


Students must take a minimum of 11 courses, at least four of which are at the 300-level or above including the following:

Required Core Courses (7 total)

  1. ENST 100 - Environment and Society
  2. ENST 230 (formerly 110) - Earth Systems Science
  3. ENST/BIOL 120 - Ecology and Environmental Problems
  4. ENST/PSCI 260 - American Environmental Politics
  5. ECON 340 - Environmental and Natural Resource Economics* or PSCI 341 Congress and the Legislative Process* or SOC 367 Environmental Sociology
  6. ENST/PSCI 365 - Ethical Dilemmas in Environmental Politics or PHIL 302 Ethics and the Environment
  7. ENST 480 - Senior Seminar: Creating a Sustainable Society (prerequisites: see course description)

    Elective Courses (4 total)

  8. Three elective Environmental Policy courses from the approved list (see below).
  9. One elective Natural Science course from the approved list (see below).

    Students are also expected to take one of the following introductory methods or statistics courses: ENST 200, BIOL 209*, ECON 227, PSYCH 227, SOC 227, SOC 327, OR PSCI 392 (*Check prerequisites)

Environmental Policy (approved elective courses - 3 required)

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Natural Science (approved elective courses - 1 required)