Program Information: Environment and Security Specialization
Issues related to the environment and the utilization of energy and natural resources are important aspects of international security and often are related to cooperation and conflict between nations and groups within states. The purpose of this specialization is to provide the student with the necessary background to better understand this aspect of international security and the management and resolution of conflict. Requirements for specialization.
A minimum of 18 units to include nine units selected from Biology 315; Economics 452; Environmental Science 301; Geography 370; Political Science 334; Public Health 362; Sociology 350; and nine units selected from courses listed above or from Biology 324, 354; Economics 453, 489; Geography 570, 574; History 441; Philosophy 329, 332; Public Health 304. International Security and Conflict Resolution 450 can be substituted for a maximum of one three unit course in this specialization with the approval and written consent of the undergraduate adviser.