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EV Policy Major

Required Classes

Core classes (6 units)

Introduction to Global Climate Change (EV128); Human Impacts on Biogeochemical Cycles (EV211); Calculus I (MA126); Public Policymaking (PS321/EV373, 2 units); Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (EC207)

Economics (2 units)

Principles of Economics (EC150, 2 units) or Principles of Microeconomics (EC151) and Principles of Macroeconomics (EC152)

And Core Capstone Experience (3 units)

Environmental Inquiry (EV 221); Environmental Management (EV 321); Senior Seminar (EV 490, 0 units); and either Environmental Synthesis (EV 421) or Senior Thesis (EV 499) or Senior Paper (EV 420).

And one of the following

Analysis of Environmental Data (EV228) or Biostatistics and Experimental Design (BY220) or Probability and Statistics (MA117) or Probability and Statistical Modeling (MA217)

And one of the following

Environmental Ethics (EV281/PH246) or Nature & Society (EV275) or Environmental History (EV273) or Ecofeminism (FG215) or Environmental Sociology (EV130)

And one of the following

Introduction to International Political Economy (PS375/EC375) or Democracy and Markets (PS 306) or Introduction to International Development (PS 253, pending course approval by the faculty) or Global Environmental Policy (PS 356, pending course approval by the faculty)

And one of the following

Environmental Law and Policy for the Global Commons (EV374/ PS324) or Environmental Policy (EV271) or Environmental Health and Security (PS358, pending course approval by the faculty)

And one of the following

Political Ecology of the Southwest (SW301) or Ecological Economics and Sustainability (EV341/EC341/SW341) or Global Environmental Economics (EC335) or Advanced Topics in Economics: Global Environmental Economics (EC390) or Economic Development (EC337) or Public Finance (EC330) or International Trade (EC342) or Natural Resource Economics (EC404)

Recommended Course Sequence for the Environmental Policy Major

First Year

EV128:  Introduction to Global Climate Change (1 unit)

MA 126:  Calculus 1  (1 unit)
OR
MA 127:  Calculus 1 & 2 Review may substitute for MA 126

EC 150: Principles of Economics  (2 units)
OR
EC 151:  Principles of Microeconomics and EC 152:  Principles of Macroeconomics

Second Year

EC 207:  Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (1 unit)
PR:  MA 126: Calculus 1 or EC 150: Principles of Economics or EC 151:  Principles of Microeconomics

EV 228:  Analysis of Environmental Data  (1 unit)
PR:  MA 126 Calculus 1 or MA 125 Pre-Calculus and Calculus or MA 127 Calculus 1 & 2 Review
or
MA 217: Probability and Statistical Modeling
or
BY 220: Biostatistics and Experimental Design
or
MA 117: Probability and Statistics

EV 211:  Human Impacts on Biogeochemical Cycles (1 unit)
PR:  EV128 and (MA126 or MA125 or MA127)
or
CH: 107 AND MA: 128 may substitute for EV 211

EV221:  Environmental Inquiry  (1 unit)
PR:  Either (1) EV 128 and EV 228 or (2) EV 141 and EV 271 or (3) consent of instructor

Third Year

EV373/PS321:  Public Policymaking (2 units)
PR:  PS 101 or PS 103 or consent of instructor

EV 281:  Environmental Ethics (also PH 246 Environmental Ethics) (1 unit)
or
EV 275 Nature & Society OR EV 273 American Environmental History OR FG251 Ecofeminism OR EV130 Environmental Sociology may substitute for EV 281

EV321:  Environmental Management  (1 unit)
PR:  EV221 or consent of instructor

Fourth Year

EV 421:  Environmental Synthesis (1 unit)
PR:  EV321  
or
EV 499:  Senior Thesis

EV 490:  Senior Seminar (0 units)

PS 375/EC375: Introduction to International Political Economy (1 unit)
PR:  EC 150: Principles of Economics (2 units) or EC 151: Principles of Microeconomics and EC 152: Principles of Macroeconomics and a PS 200-level course   
or
PS 306:  Democracy and Markets
or
PS 253:  Introduction to International Development
or
PS 356:  Global Environmental Policy

EV 374/PS 324:  Environmental Law and Policy for the Global Commons (1 unit)
or
EV 271:  Environmental Policy
PR:  EV 100 or 200-level course or consent of instructor
or
PS 387:  Environmental Health and Security

SW 301:  Political Ecology of the Southwest (1 unit)
or
EV341/EC341/SW341:  Ecological Economics and Sustainability
PR:  EC 150:  Principles of Economics (2 units)   or EV 141:  Sustainable Development and EC 151:  Principles of Microeconomics
or
EC 335:  Global Environmental Economics
or
EC 390:  Advanced Topics in Economics:  Global Environmental Economics
PR:  EC 150:  Principles of Economics (2 units)
or
EC 337:  Economic Development
or
EC 330:  Public Finance
or
EC 342:  International Trade
or
EC 404:  Natural Resource Economics
PR:  EC 207:  Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
        PR:  MA 126: Calculus 1 and EC 150:  Principles of Economics OR 
        EC 151: Principles of Microeconomics and EC152:  Principles of Macroeconomics

TOTAL: 

16 units