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Courses

Below is a list of approved courses for the certificate cornerstone, as well as each specialty area. The required course for each specialty area is presented in bold.

Potential Cornerstone Courses (1 required for each student)
- ENVS 5000 Policy, Science, and the Environment
- SOCY 5007 Foundations of Environmental Sociology
- LAWS 6112 Foundations of Natural Resources Law and Policy

Specialty Areas
1. SOCIETY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
SOCY 5007 Foundations of Environmental Sociology
SOCY 5017 Population and the Environment
ANTH 5600 Human Ecology: Cultural Aspects
ANTH 5750 Culture and Society in South Asia
ANTH 5150 Human Ecology: Biological Aspects
ARSC 5050 Graduate Seminar on Applied Behavioral Science 1
ARSC 5060 Graduate Seminar on Applied Behavioral Science 2
CAMW 4000 Seminar on the American West
ECON 4535 Natural Resource Economics
ECON 4545 Environmental Economics
ENVS 5001 Environmental Philosophy
ENVS 5100 / JOUR 5871 The Nuclear West
ECON 8534 Institutions and Markets
GEOG 4430 Seminar: Conservation Trends
GEOG 4732 Population Geography
GEOG 4742 Environments and People
GEOG 4812 Environment and Development in South America
GEOG 4822 Environment and Development in China
GEOG 5772 Sustainable Development: Institutions and Policy
GEOG 5762 Sustainable Development: Theory and Classic Issues
GEOG 5782 Sustainable Development: Critique
GEOG 6402 Seminar: Comparative Environment, Policy, and Society
HIST 4267 U.S. Mining West
HIST 4417 Environmental History of North America
HIST 6417 Readings in Environmental History
JOUR 5812 Science Writing
JOUR 5822 Reporting on the Environment
LAWS 7122 Mining and Energy Law
LAWS 7402 Environmental and Toxic Torts
LAWS 8122 Seminar: Mineral Development
PHIL 5240 Seminar in Environmental Philosophy
SOCY 5117 Population and Environment
SOCY 5012 Population Issues, Problems, and Policies
TOMG 3500 Tourism Destination Development

  • Social Dimensions of Hazards
    (an optional cluster of courses within “Society and the Environment”)
    SOCY 5007 Foundations of Environmental Sociology
    ECON 4535 Natural Resource Economics
    ECON 4545 Environmental Economics
    ENVS 5001 Environmental Philosophy
    ENVS 5100 / JOUR 5871 The Nuclear West
    GEOG 6402 Seminar: Comparative Environment, Policy, and Society
    HIST 6417 Readings in Environmental History
    JOUR 5812 Science Writing
    JOUR 5822 Reporting on the Environment
    LAWS 7122 Mining and Energy Law
    LAWS 7202 Pollution Law
    LAWS 7402 Environmental and Toxic Torts
    LAWS 8122 Seminar: Mineral Development
  • Environment and Development
    (an optional cluster of courses within “Society and the Environment”)
    ANTH 5750 Cross-Cultural Aspects of Socioeconomic Development
    ANTH 7010 Anthropology of Globalization
    CVEN 5393 Water Resources Development and Management
    ECON 4535 Natural Resource Economics
    ECON 4545 Environmental Economics
    ENVS 5001 Environmental Philosophy
    GEOG 4812 Environment and Development in South America
    GEOG 4822 Environment and Development in China
    GEOG 5762 Sustainable Development: Theory and Classic Issues
    GEOG 5772 Sustainable Development: Institutions and Policy
    GEOG 5782 Sustainable Development: Critique
    HIST 4267 U.S. Mining West
    HIST 4417 Environmental History of North America
    HIST 6417 Readings in Environmental History
    PHIL 5240 Seminar in Environmental Philosophy
    SOCY 5007 Foundations of Environmental Sociology
    SOCY 5117 Population and Environment
    SOCY 5333 Globalization and Democratization: An Introduction
    SOCY 5012 Population Issues, Problems, and Policies
    CAMW 4000 Seminar on the American West
    TOMG 3500 Tourism Destination Development

2. ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
ENVS 5720 Problem Orientation
ENVS 5730 Decision Process
ENVS 5740 Introduction to the Policy Sciences
ECON 4535 Natural Resource Economics
ECON 4545 Environmental Economics
ENVS 5001 Environmental Philosophy
ENVS 5100 / JOUR 5871 The Nuclear West
HIST 4267 U.S. Mining West
HIST 6417 Readings in Environmental History
JOUR 5812 Science Writing
JOUR 5822 Reporting on the Environment
PHIL 5210 Philosophy and Social Policy
PSCI 5016 Introduction to the Policy Sciences
PSCI 5026 The Problem Orientation
PSCI 5036 Introduction to Policy Sciences: The Decision Process
LAWS 6002 Public Land Law
LAWS 6112 Foundations of Natural Resource Law and Policy
LAWS 7122 Mining and Energy Law
LAWS 7202 Pollution Law
LAWS 7207 Environmental Law
LAWS 7402 Environmental and Toxic Torts
LAWS 7702 Conservation Philosophy and Law
LAWS 8112 Seminar: Advanced Natural Resource Law
LAWS 8122 Seminar: Mineral Development
LAWS 8202 Seminar: Environmental Policy
LAWS 8212 Seminar: Environmental Law Practice and Policy
LAWS 8222 Seminar: Environmental Philosophy and Law

3. ENERGY AND SOCIETY
ENVS 5820 Renewable Energy Policy
CVEN 5020 Building Energy Audits
CVEN 5050 Advanced Solar Design
CVEN 5830 Energy Technology and Policy
ECON 4535 Natural Resource Economics
ECON 4545 Environmental Economics
ECON 6535 Resources and the Environment
ENVD 4035 Solar Technology
ENVS 5100 / JOUR 5871 The Nuclear West
JOUR 5812 Science Writing
JOUR 5822 Writing on the Environment
LAWS 8112 Energy Law and Policy
MBA 6800 Sustainable Business
PSCI 5036 Decision Process

4. WATER AND SOCIETY
ENVS 5810 Western Water Resources and Environmental Sustainability
CVEN 5393 Water Resources, Development and Management
CVEN 5373 Water Law, Policy, and Institutions
ECON 6535 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
ECON 6555 Water Resource Development and Management
ENVS 5001 Environmental Philosophy
ENVS 5720 Problem Orientation
ENVS 5730 The Decision Process
GEOG 5501 Western Water
JOUR 5812 Science Writing
JOUR 5822 Writing on the Environment
PSCI 5016 Introduction to Policy Sciences
LAWS 6302 Water Resources
LAWS 6318 Law and Economics
LAWS 7202 Environmental Pollution Law
LAWS 8302 Seminar in Advanced Water Resources

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