ESP Required and Elective Courses


A comprehensive list of undergraduate courses for the Environment, Sustainability, and Policy ILM is provided below. View the list of Spring 2024 Courses.

Visit the online Course Catalog for course descriptions.

 

Basic Requirements (9 credits)


Environmental Sciences Course (3 credits)

BIO 123 - General Biology II

EAR 105 - Earth Science

EAR 203 - Earth System Science

GEO 155 - The Natural Environment

GEO 215 - Global Environmental Change


Environmental Studies and Humanities Course (3 credits)

ECN 203 - Economic Ideas and Issues

ENG 140 - Reading the Environment

GEO 103 - Environment and Society

REL 253 - Religion, Spirituality, and Nature


Data Analysis Course (3 credits, 200-level and above)

CIS 321 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics

EAR 402 - Numerical Methods in Geosciences

EAR 410 - Applications of GIS in the Earth Sciences

ECN 422 - Introduction to Statistics and Econometrics

ECN 521 - Economic Statistics

GEO 383 - Geographic Information Systems

GEO 386 - Quantitative Geographic Analysis

MAS 261 - Introductory Statistics for Management

MAT 221 - Elementary Probability and Statistics I

MAT 521 - Introduction to Probability

MAX 201 - Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences

MFE 326 - Probability and Statistical Methods for Engineers

PSC 202 - Introduction to Political Analysis

SOC 319 - Qualitative Methods in Sociology


Advanced Coursework and Focused Studies (18 credits, 300-level and above)
Within these 18 credits, students may choose electives of 4 courses, totaling 12 credits. (Two electives must be environmental sciences courses, and two electives must be environmental studies or humanities courses)


Science-Policy Integration Course (3 credits):

GEO 360 - Sustainability Science and Policy

PSC 360 - Sustainability Science and Policy

GEO 434 - Pursuing Sustainability Policy

PSC 434 - Pursuing Sustainability Policy

GEO 356 - Environmental Ideas and Policy

PSC 302 - Environmental Politics and Policy

PSC 318 - Technology, Politics, and Environment


Senior Capstone Seminar (3 credits)

ESP 410: Environment, Sustainability and Policy Capstone Seminar    


Electives: 4 courses, totaling 12 credits

Four courses, two of which are Environmental Sciences courses and two of which are Environmental Studies/Humanities courses. All four electives must be upper-division (300 and above) unless your Data Analysis Course is upper-division, in which case one lower-division course can satisfy one of your four elective courses.


Environmental Science Courses:  (6 credits)

BIO 312 - Marine Ecology of the Mediterranean Sea and North Africa

BIO 345 - Ecology and Evolution

BIO 405 - Introduction to Field Biology Laboratory

BIO 415 - Conservation Biology

BIO 428 - Seminar in Environmental Science

BIO 459 - Plants & People

CEN 461 - Environmental Chemistry and Analysis

CEN 472 - Applied Env Microbiology

CHE 335 - Chemical and Biochemical Analysis with Laboratory

CHE 347 - Physical-Analytical Chem Lab

CEE 274 - Sustainability in Civil and Environmental Systems

CEE 341 - Introduction to Environmental Engineering

CEE 457 - Biogeochemistry

CEE 463 - Introduction to Sustainable Engineering

CEE 471 - Environmental Chemistry and Analysis

CEE 472 - Applied Env Microbiology

EAR 205 - Water and Our Environment

EAR 305 - Earth Science of Energy

EAR 401 - Hydrogeology

EAR 403 - Geomorphology

EAR 405 - Global Change: Geologic Record

EAR 407 - Climate Change and Human Origins

EAR 413 - Physical Hydrology

EAR 414 - The Holocene: Climate and Environmental Change

EAR 415 - Introduction to Climate Dynamics

EAR 417 - Geochemistry

EAR 419 - Environmental Aqueous Geochemistry

EAR 420 - Contaminant Hydrogeology

ECN 437 - Environmental and Resource Economics

ECS 354 - Green Technology and Sustainability

FST 202 - Agroecology

GEO 314 - Hazardous Geographic Environments

GEO 316 - River Environments

GEO 317 - Geography of Mountain Environments

GEO 319 - Cold Environments

GEO 326 - The Geography of Climate and Weather

GEO 327 - Geography of Coastal Environments

GEO 455 - Biogeography

PHP 303 - Environmental Health


Environmental Studies/Humanities Courses:  (6 credits)

ANT 439 - Climate Change and Human Origins

ANT 445 - Public Policy and Archaeology

ANT 459 - Contemporary Native North American Issues

ANT 469 - Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective

CRS 377 - Communication, Nature & Sustainability

DES 114 - Design, Cultural Traditions and the Environment

DES 248 - Design Issues

ECN 437 - Environmental and Resource Economics

EDI 252 - Environmental Design II

EDI 353 - Environmental Factors III

EEE 450 - Sustainable Enterprise

ENG 370 - Ecological Approaches to Literature and Media

ENG 371 - Ecological Approaches to Literature and Media Before 1900

FST 302 - Food, Environment and Climate

FST 303 - Food Movements

FST 307 - Feeding the World: Global Agri-Food Governance

FST 310 - Will Work for Food: Labor Across the Food Chain

FST 312 - Emergency Food Systems

FST 402 - Feeding the City: Urban Food Systems

FST 403 - The Human Right to Adequate Food and Nutrition

GEO 336 - Climate Justice

GEO 340 - Geography of Oil

GEO 347 - Art and Environment in American Culture Since 1800

GEO 353 - Geographies of Environmental Justice

GEO 354 - American Environmental History and Geography

GEO 358 - Animals and Society

GEO 374 - Environment and Development in the Global South

GEO 415 - Food: A Critical Geography

GEO 422 - Water: Environment, Society and Politics

GEO 423 - Urban Environmental History and Political Ecology

GEO 426 - Environmental Change in the Anthropocene

GEO 430 - Energy, History and Society

GEO 478 - Spatial Storytelling

GEO 537 - Environmental Policy in a Development Context

HOA 482 - Art and Environment in American Culture Since 1800

HST 384 - American Environmental History and Geography

IND 476 - Industrial Design: Environmental Practicum

IND 577 - Industrial Design: Philosophy and Ethics

LAS 537 - Environmental Policy in a Development Context

NAT 445 - Public Policy and Archaeology

NSD 555 - Food, Culture and Environment

PST 451 - Environmental Policy

PHI 394 - Environmental Ethics

PSC 462 - Globalization Development and Environment

REL 244 - Indigenous Religions

REL 395 - Religions and the Natural Environment

SCM 477 - Global Supply Chain Management & Risk Mgmt

FMA 511 - Art & Environment: Animals

FMA 512 - Art & Environment: Food


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