22. Science and Policy
The goal of this focal study is to give students interested in the role of science in political policy the scientific background to make informed political descisions with respect to scientific policy. Additionally, this focal study will give students the means of disseminating information regarding scientific policy to the general public or elected officials.
Complete at least three courses and a minimum of 10 credits. No more than two of these courses may have the same disciplinary prefix.
Complete two courses from the first cluster and one course from the second cluster.
|First Cluster (complete 2 courses)|
|ECON 333/ENV 333||Environmental Economics||4 credits|
|PH 101||Public Health||4 credits|
|PHIL 307/DS 307||Ethics, Medicine and Health Care||4 credits|
|POLS 140||Introduction to U.S. Politics||4 credits|
|POLS 224/ENV 224||Environmental Politics||4 credits|
|POLS 302||Parties and Elections||4 credits|
|POLS 304||Community Politics||4 credits|
|POLS 306||Presidency and Congress||4 credits|
|Second Cluster (complete 1 course)|
|BIOL 170||Human Genetics||4 credits|
|BIOL 305||Ecology||4 credits|
|BIOL 325/ENV 325||Conservation Biology||4 credits|
|BIOL 330||Genetics||4 credits|
|CHEM 110||Chemistry and Your Environment||2 credits|
|CHEM 460||Environmental Chemistry||2 credits|
|ENV 200||Introduction to Environmental Science||4 credits|
|PHY 110||Physics of Everyday Phenomena||4 credits|
|PHY 160/ENV 160||Energy and the Environment||4 credits|
|PHY 325||Modern Topics in Physics||4 credits|