BA in Environmental Analysis & Policy

A major in environmental analysis & policy requires the completion of 16 courses with the grade of C or higher, as approved by the student’s advisor. The 16 courses comprise six required principal courses, five required related courses, and five elective courses.

Principal Courses

  • CAS GE 100,
  • CAS EC 101
  • CAS GE 309
  • CAS GE 375
  • CAS GE 420
  • CAS GE 425 or GE/IR 304.

Required Related Courses

Three courses in natural science:

  • CAS BI 117
  • CAS BI 306
  • And one of the following four courses:
    • CAS CH 171 (or 101)
    • CAS ES 105
    • CAS GE 101
    • CAS PY 105

One course in calculus (CAS MA 121 or MA 123) and one course in statistics (CAS MA 213 or CAS EC 305).

Electives

Five courses from the following list. The topical areas are meant to be suggestive only. Students may, with their advisor’s approval, substitute equivalent courses through the Washington Internship Program.

Environmental Modeling

  • CAS GE 302
  • CAS GE 365
  • CAS GE 440
  • CAS GE 445
  • CAS GE 448
  • CAS GE 501
  • CAS GE 502
  • CAS GE 505
  • CAS GE 512
  • CAS GE 517
  • CAS GE 519
  • CAS GE 550

Economic and Policy Analysis

  • CAS EC 201
  • CAS EC 320
  • CAS EC 337
  • CAS GE 250
  • CAS GE 304
  • CAS GE 404E
  • CAS GE 409E
  • CAS GE 460
  • CAS GE 519
  • CAS IR 304
  • CAS PO 241
  • CAS PO 544
  • CAS PO 625

Human Institutions

  • CAS AN 382
  • CAS EC 320
  • CAS GE 201
  • CAS GE 250
  • CAS GE 304
  • CAS GE 356
  • CAS GE 394
  • CAS GE 400
  • CAS GE 404E
  • CAS GE 409E
  • CAS GE 520
  • CAS GE 521
  • CAS GE 533
  • CAS GE 594
  • CAS HI 394
  • CAS IR 304
  • CAS IR 594
  • CAS SO 277

International Environmental Policy

  • CAS AN 382
  • CAS EC 320
  • CAS GE 201
  • CAS GE 250
  • CAS GE 304
  • CAS GE 356
  • CAS GE 394
  • CAS GE 404E
  • CAS GE 409E
  • CAS GE 521
  • CAS GE 594
  • CAS HI 351
  • CAS IR 304
  • CAS IR 373
  • CAS IR 390
  • CAS IR 395
  • CAS IR 536
  • CAS IR 573
  • CAS IR 594
  • CAS IR 595
  • CAS IR 597
  • CAS IR 599

Additionally, any two of the following courses may be applied as electives:

Tropical Ecology Program in Ecuador

  • CAS BI/GE 438
  • CAS BI/GE 439
  • CAS BI/GE 440
  • And CAS BI/GE 441

School for Field Studies

Bhutan Himalayan Forests, Watersheds, and Rural Livelihoods

  • CAS EE 358

Australia Tropical Rainforest Management

  • CAS EE 302
  • CAS EE 491
  • CAS EE 492

Kenya & Tanzania Wildlife Management Studies

  • CAS BI/EE 302
  • CAS BI/EE 371
  • CAS EE 491
  • CAS EE 492

Costa Rica Sustainable Development Studies

  • CAS EE 303
  • CAS EE 374
  • CAS EE 491
  • CAS EE 492

Panama Tropical Island Biodiversity & Conservation Studies

  • CAS BI/EE 379
  • CAS EE 374
  • CAS EE 302
  • CAS EE 491
  • CAS EE 492

Turks & Caicos Marine Resource Management Studies

  • CAS BI/EE 303
  • CAS EE 374
  • CAS EE 491
  • CAS EE 492