Global Environmental Politics

Global Environmental Politics Major Concentration Requirements

1.  One of the following introductory science courses:

  • BIO 124 Plants and Human Affairs/Lab
  • ENVR 203 Scientific Approaches to Environmental Issues/Lab
  • GEO 103 Earth Surface Environments and Environmental Change/Lab
  • GEO 109 Global Change/Lab
  • PHYS 106 Energy and Environment

2.  One from the following intermediate science courses (some courses have prerequisites):

3.  One of the following humanistic environmental studies courses:

4.  Both of the following economics courses:

  • ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics: Prices and Markets
  • ECON 222 Environmental Economics

5.  One of the following politics courses:

6.  One of the following methods courses:

  • ANTH s10 Encountering Community: Ethnographic Fieldwork and Service-Learning.
  • BIO 244 Biostatistics
  • ECON 250 Statistics
  • EDUC s26 Qualitative Methods of Educational Research
  • HIST 199 Introduction to Historical Methods
  • HIST s40 Introduction to Historical Methods
  • INDS 250 Interdisciplinary Studies: Methods and Modes of Inquiry
  • PLTC s49 Political Inquiry
  • PSYCH 218 Statistics
  • RHET 252 Rhetorical Theory
  • SOC 205 Research Methods for Sociology

7.  Two additional courses from among the following:

  • ANTH 206 What is a Human?
  • AN/SO 232 Ethnicity, Nation, and World Community
  • AN/ES 242 Environment, Human Rights, and Indigenous Peoples
  • INDS 211 Environmental Perspectives on U.S. History
  • ENVR 272 Oikos: Rethinking Economy and Ecology
  • PLTC 202 Garbage and the Politics of Disposition
  • PLTC 236 The Global Politics of Climate Change
  • PLTC 248 The Arctic: Politics, Economics, Peoples
  • PLTC 249 Politics of Latin America
  • PLTC 290 Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • PLTC 295 Reading Marx, Rethinking Marxisms
  • SOC 235 Global Health: Sociological Perspectives
  • SOC 250 Privilege, Power, and Inequality

8.  One of the following (some have prerequisites):

  • ANTH 330 The Development of Underdevelopment
  • ENVR 301 Politics of Nature
  • ENVR 337 Social Movements, NGOs, and the Environment
  • EN/HI 301M Maine: Environment and History
  • EN/LS 350 Environmental Justice in the Americas
  • ECON 309 Economics of Less-Developed Countries
  • ECON 325 Prices, Property, and the Problem of the Commons
  • PLTC 312 Ocean Governance: Local, National, and International Challenges
  • PLTC 315 International Cooperation
  • PLTC 345 NGOs and World Politics
  • PLTC 346 Power and Protest