Environmental Policy/Environmental Justice

The Environmental Policy/Environmental Justice area of study is designed to prepare students for careers in both the private and public sectors, particularly those related to government regulatory functions that deal with current environmental crises.

Area of Study Requirements Credits
Required 6
  • MSP-530 Environmental Issues and Policy
  • MSP-531 Environmental Justice Issues and Policy
3
3
Students may select two of the following: 6
  • MSP-542 Epidemiology
  • HLS-645 Pandemics, Bioterrorism and Biosecurity
  • MPL-520 Program Analysis and Evaluation (if not used in core)
  • MSP-662 Practical Grant Writing

3
3
3

3

Total 12 credits

Learning Outcomes for this Area of Study

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the primary issues in the environmental policy field
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the primary issues in the environmental justice field
  • Compare and contrast the views of environmental advocates and environmental justice advocates on the same issue, understand and evaluate how they might have differing views on the same issue that could lead to different policy solutions
  • Compare and contrast the views of environmental justice advocates on the same issue and understand and evaluate how they might have differing views on the same issue that could lead to different policy solutions