Earth and Environmental Systems

The environment and sustainability major is administered chiefly through a steering committee chaired by Ken Smith.

Requirements for the Major in Environment and Sustainability

The major requires successful completion of the following:

Course Requirements
ENST 101Introduction to Environmental Studies4
ENST 320Environment and Sustainability Colloquium4
ECON 335Environmental Economics4
ENST 421Environment and Sustainability Capstone4
Select two of the following:8
Archaeological Resource Management and Policy
ECON/POLS 381
Environmental Policy and Law
Environmental Land-Use Policy
Water Resource Policy and Law
Public Policy
China's Environmental Crisis
Political Theory of the Environment
Environmental Politics and Policy
International Environmental Policy
Select one of the following:4
Fundamentals of GIS
Tools for Environmental Policy Analysis
Environmental Data Analysis
Elementary Statistics
Select one course numbered 200 or above in biology, chemistry, forestry and geology, or physics 14
Select three additional approved electives to fulfill the designated focus topic 212
Total Semester Hours44
Additional Requirements
A comprehensive examination