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Sustainability Policy Studies (Minor)

The minor in sustainability policy studies is a broad program for students interested in pursuing a deeper understanding of environmental policies and their impact. Students will encounter cultural, economic, political and historical contexts for the examination of environmental sustainability policies. It may be pursued by students in any baccalaureate program, and would be particularly appropriate for students majoring in biology, business, and new media and communications, or those interested in pursuing a career in politics or government, regardless of major.

Curriculum for the Minor in Sustainability Policy Studies

Required courses (Credit: 12 hours)

POLS 2201State and Local Government

3 credits

POLS 3030Introduction to Public Policy

3 credits

POLS 3944Environmental Politics and Policy

3 credits

HIST 4040Humans and their Environment since 1945

3 credits

Choose two from the following (Credit: 6 hours)

ECON 2105Principles of Macroeconomics

3 credits

ECON 3175International Economics

3 credits

HIST 4740American Environmental History

3 credits

IDS 4020Science, Politics, and Culture

3 credits

Total Hours: 18