Major in International Studies with Environment and Development Functional Track

The Environment and Development track in the International Studies major is designed to equip students to develop a critical appreciation of global environmental issues both from the point of view of the science underpinning the issues, and with regard to the longer-term social, economic and political implications.

Requirements

52 units

16 units of the basic Major in International Studies requirements, and 16 units of the following:

Required (2 courses)

  • ENVA / ENVS 100 Understanding Our Environment w/Lab *
  • BAIS 310 / POLS 360 Global Environmental Politics
    or
    ENVA 366 / POLS 366 Environmental Policy

* This course must be taken as a prerequisite for ENVS 210.

Electives (2 courses)

  • ANTH 280 / ENVA 280 Alaska: Culture, Environment, and Tourism
  • BAIS 305 The Global Network: Consumption and Ecology
  • BAIS 310 Global Environmental Politics
  • BAIS 390 World Geography: Space, Place and Power
  • COMS 344 / ENVA 344 Environmental Communication
  • ECON 230 Environmental Economics
  • ECON 473 Development Microeconomics
  • ECON 476 Natural Resource Economics and Development Policy
  • ECON 477 International Political Economy*
  • ENVA 310 Commons: Land, Air and Water
  • ENVA 320 / SOC 320 Global Environments and Societies
  • ENVA 361 / THRS 361 Religion and the Environment
  • ENVA 364 Urbanization and Development
  • ENVA 366 / POLS 366 Environmental Policy
  • ENVA 367 Environmental Justice
  • ENVA 404 / THRS 404 Environmental Ethics
  • ENVS 210 Ecology and Human Impacts w/ lab
  • HIST 341 Feast or Famine: A History of Food
  • PHIL 240 Ethics: Environmental Issues
  • POLS 345 Global Economic Justice
  • POLS 382 Politics of International Aid and Development
  • POLS 450 Political Economy of Developing Nations
  • SOC 233 Gender, Development and Globalization
  • SOC 319 Health and the Environment
  • SOC 360 Cities in a Global Context