Requirements – Environmental Studies Concentration in Global Environmental Policy

Major in Environmental Studies with Concentration in Global Environmental Policy (43–44 hours)

All of the following (19 hours):

  • ENVS 161 Introduction to Environmental Studies 3 hours
  • ENVS 171 Introduction to Environmental Science 3 hours
  • ENVS 217 Environmental Policy 3 hours
  • COMM 418 Women, Leadership, and Communication 3 hours
  • ENVS 385 Interdisciplinary Environmental Research Methods 3 hours
  • ENVS 386 Current Issues in Environmental Studies 1 hours
  • ENVS 495 Comprehensive Project Seminar 3 hours

One STEM Elective chosen from:

  • ANTH 254 Survey ll: Human Prehistory 3 hours
  • BIO 109 Marine Biology 3-4 hours
  • BIO 308 Vertebrate Natural History 4 hours
  • BIO 312 Evolution 3 hours
  • BIO 316 Conservation Biology 4 hours
  • BIO 323 Ecology 4 hours
  • BIO 332 Ornithology 3 hours
  • CHEM 102 Chemistry in Everyday Life 3 hours
  • MATH 107 Mathematics for Sustainability 3 hours

One Arts and Humanities Elective chosen from:

  • ART 236 Sustainable Textiles 3 hours
  • EDUC 466 Communicating Climate Science 3 hours
  • ENLT 211 Animals in Literature and Society 3 hours
  • ENLT 212 Ecopoetics in the Age of the Anthropocene 3 hours
  • ENLT 213 Environmental Literature 3 hours
  • ENVS 331 Human Ecology and Spirituality 3 hours
  • PHIL 254 Social Justice 3 hours
  • PHIL 256 Environmental Ethics 3 hours
  • RLST 351 Religion and Science 3 hours

One Microeconomics Course:

  • ECON 252 Microeconomics 3 hours

One Introductory Course in Society and Environment chosen from:

  • ANTH 141 People and Nature 3 hours
  • ANTH 253 Survey l: Culture and Language 3 hours
  • SOC 203 Social Problems (approved sections) 3 hours
  • Three Advanced Area Courses chosen from:
  • ANTH 392 Topics in Cultural Anthropology 3 hours
  • ECON 354 Economic Development 3 hours
  • POSC 319 Global Politics of International Development 3 hours
  • POSC 326 Global Environmental Politics 3 hours
  • SOC 306 Consumer Society 3 hours

Required Supporting Courses​
One of the following:

  • MATH 114 Introduction to Statistics 3 hours
  • or MATH 346 Statistics 3 hours

With program permission and permission of the relevant department, PSYC 324 or SOC 371 may be substituted for MATH 114.