Environmental Policy

Program Highlights

  • Draw information from a variety of disciplines in the natural and social sciences
  • Develop understanding of complex scientific and human issues facing the environment
  • Gain the knowledge to participate in decisions around environmental resources
  • Build skills in spreadsheet analysis, GIS mapping and lab sciences


The environmental policy minor includes interdisciplinary coursework including environmental science and biology, economics, politics, law, psychology and history.


Students who complete a minor in environmental policy are prepared to participate in decisions and policymaking around environmental issues. They have a deep understanding of the complexities of human and environmental interaction, and they have the technical skills to support their positions. Students may add the environmental policy minor to a wide range of majors to enhance their career opportunities. Our graduates are working in education, public health, policymaking and art.

Associate Professor; Politics & Government Department Chair
Associate Professor, Department Chair
Associate Professor, Department Chair
Professor & Director, Center for a Sustainable Society
Department Chair - Associate Professor