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The Environmental Policy and Management concentration within the Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration (BAPA) degree program allows students to study the laws, regulations, and policy mechanisms that the government and organizations use to manage environmental issues. Environmental policy balances protection, conservation, and sustainability of natural resources with affordable energy and economic growth while understanding how human activities affect the environment. Students will be prepared to apply this specialized knowledge in careers with government and nonprofit agencies.
Most courses are offered online, although others may be offered on campus and in remote and hybrid formats.
Declaring This Concentration
To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.
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A concentration in Environmental Policy and Management requires 15 credit hours of coursework.
A maximum of 6 transfer credits may be applied to the concentration.
A minimum grade of C- must be earned in each undergraduate course applied to satisfy the concentration requirements.
|PUAD 3500||Managing and Leading in Environmental Organizations||3|
|ENVS 1044||Introduction to Environmental Sciences 1||3|
|ENVS 1342||Environment, Society and Sustainability||3|
|Select two courses from the following list:||6|
|Energy and the Environment|
|Introduction to Mapping and Map Analysis|
|Introduction to GIS (pre-req GEOG 2080)|
|Energy and Natural Resource Planning|
|Sustainability in Resources Management|
|Water Quality and Resources|
|Contemporary Environmental Issues|
|Science, Policy and the Environment|
Co-requisite: ENVS 1045 Introduction to Environmental Sciences Laboratory
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