BA - Society, Environment, and Development

This concentration is designed for students interested in human-environment relations, sustainable development, natural resource policy and management and the human dimensions of environmental restoration.

All GEP concentrations share the same Foundation, Breadth & Professional Prepartion Courses. To access a list of the required courses, click here.

Concentration (15 units beyond breadth)

Choose at least four courses to meet the 15 unit minimum. Breadth courses not double-counted in concentration. Units GE
GEP 320 Geopolitics 4  
GEP 322 Globalization and Environments 4  
GEP 323 Resource Mgmt. & Devel. in global Perspective 4  
GEP 324 Climate Change and Society 4  
GEP 325 Global Food Systems: Scarcity & Sustainablility 3-4  
GEP 327 Latin America and the Caribbean 4  
GEP 328 Africa South of the Sahara 4  
GEP 330 Enviromental History 3-4  
GEP 331 Restoration and Society 4  
GEP 332 Environmental Literature 3  
GEP 335 US Environmental Policy 4  
GEP 336 US Environmental Law 3  
GEP 337 Landscape History of the American West 4  
GEP 339 Special Topics in Soc., Env., & Devel. 3-4  
GEP 341 Conservation Biology 4  
GEP 364 Environmental Planning 4  
GEP 370 Globalization and the City 4  
GEP 373 Energy, Technology, and Society 3-4  
GEP 445 Restoration Ecology 4  

Supporting Courses (6-8 unit minimum)

Choose any two courses; substitutions possible in consultation with an advisor.

Units GE
ANTH 352 Global Issues 4  
BIOL 131 Biological Diversity and Ecology 4 B2
ECON Microeconomics 4 D2
ECON 381 Natural Resources and Environ. Economics 4  
HIST 471 The American West 4  
LANGUAGE (200 level course) 4 C3
POLS 314 Enviromental Political Theory 4  
POLS 452 Politics of the Developing World 4  
SOCI 482 Sociology of the Environment 4  
SSCI 299 Sophmore Seminar: How to Think Like a Social Scientist 3 E
UNIV 238 Found. of Leadership 3 E
WGS 385 Transnational Feminisms 4