Environment and Society Concentration

Grading Policy

The 36-hour degree requires the following courses. Students must maintain a B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or higher cumulative GPA.


Core Courses (27 hours - 9 as part of general education)
ECO 201Introduction to Microeconomics3
MAT 121Applied Statistics3
or MAT 122 Contemporary Statistics
PAD 301Introduction to Public Service Management3
PAD 302Leadership and Management of Public Organizations3
PAD 303Public Policy for Managers3
PAD 310Nonprofit Sector and Society3
PAD 470Research Methods and Management3
PAD 471Public Administration Senior Capstone3
PSC/LES 201Introduction to the American Political System3
Environmental Studies Concentration
Complete 9 hours of 300 or 400 ENS courses from the list below9
ECCE: Global Change in Local Places
Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems
Environmental Law
Ecological Issues
Sustainable Food Systems
Our Changing Climate
Urban Environments
Total Hours36

Note: Students may submit a Student Petition to count a maximum of four courses as transfer credit toward the major. Students are encouraged to take the foundation courses before taking other 400-level courses.