Global Environmental Politics

Global Environmental Politics Major Concentration Requirements

The following required concentration courses are in addition to the ES major core courses.  Courses completed in this concentration can not count towards the core course requirements.

1.  One of the following politics courses:

2.  Both of the following economics courses:

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

3.  One of the following methods courses:

  • ANTH s10 Encountering Community: Ethnographic Fieldwork and Service-Learning.
  • ANTH s32 Introduction to Archeological Fieldwork.
  • BIO 244 Biostatistics
  • ECON 250 Statistics
  • EDUC s26 Qualitative Methods of Educational Research
  • 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

4.  One elective course from among the following:

  • AN/SO 232 Ethnicity, Nation, and World Community
  • AN/ES 242 Environment, Human Rights, and Indigenous Peoples
  • ENVR 209 Urban Environments: Resilience and Adaptation
  • ENVR 223 Biodiversity Conservation: History, Culture, Power
  • 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
  • SOC 235 Global Health: Sociological Perspectives
  • SOC 250 Privilege, Power, and Inequality

5.  One of the following 300-level courses (some have prerequisites):

  • ENVR 308  Urban and Regional Food Systems
  • ENVR 337 Social Movements, NGOs, and the Environment
  • 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 346 Power and Protest

All of the courses required for this concentration are listed on the Global Environmental Politics major declaration form.