Department of Environmental Studies, Huxley College of the Environment
125-132 credits (preparatory courses and major)
The interdisciplinary program in Planning and Environmental Policy prepares students to enter professional fields concerned with the sustainability of the human and natural environment. The program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to promote positive change by solving problems and implementing shared visions in both natural settings and urban communities. The three major concentrations in the program: 1) Disaster Reduction and Emergency Preparedness, 2) Environmental Policy, and 3) Planning, concentrate studies in public policy development, sustainability, law, and the methods and processes of planning and decision making. The preparatory courses are listed with the major, where approved as GUR courses in the catalog, may be used to fulfill both Huxley College and GUR requirements.
Admission and Declaration Process
Admission and Declaration of Major
A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.