Core Curriculum

Environmental Science Core Courses (15 credit hours)

  • Applied Mathematics for Environmental Science (E 526)
  • Applied Ecology (E 527)
  • Environmental Chemistry (E 536)
  • Statistics
    • Statistics for Environmental Science (E 538) -OR-
    • Statistical Analysis for Effective Decision Making (V 506)
  • Environmental Engineering (E 552)

Economics, Policy, and Law Core Courses (6 credit hours)

  • International Environmental Policy (E 535)
  • Environmental Management (E 543)
  • Environmental Economics and Policy (R 625)
  • Natural resources Management and Policy (R 643)
  • Environmental Law (R 645)
  • Sustainable Development (S 596)
  • Public Management Econ (V 517)

Tool Skills Courses (3 credit hours)

  • Risk Communication (E 512)
  • Vector-based GIS (E 518)
  • Application of GIS (E 529)
  • Environmental Risk Analysis (E 560)
  • Negotiation and Dispute Resolution for Public Affairs (M 547)
  • Data Analysis and Modeling for Public Affairs (P 507)
  • Benefit-Cost Analysis (P 541)
  • Public Program Evaluation (P 562)

Capstone or Thesis

You’ll choose from the option of either a capstone or thesis. In addition, an internship or other experiential component is required during the summer.