Core (Interdisciplinary) Outcomes

1. Policy and Management

  • MAJOR: Describe and apply key aspects of international environmental policy and management, including policy-making stages, principles, politics, dilemmas, regulatory regimes, history and approaches, as well as management practices.

2. Environmental Science 

  • OUTCOME: Describe and apply advanced scientific principles, theories, and practices to international environmental issues.

3. Law

  • MAJOR: Describe and apply key aspects of international environmental law, including its history, sources, structure, dynamics, strengths, limitations, and new directions.

4. Economics

  • MAJOR: Describe and apply a broad range of economic arguments, tools, and analysis to international environmental policy issues that account for political constraints and address issues of both efficiency and equity.

Concentration (Area of Depth) Outcomes

5. Focal Area

  • MAJOR: In-depth knowledge of a specific focal area relevant to international environmental policy.

Workplace (Professional Skills) Outcomes

6. Communications

  • MAJOR: Ability to communicate on a professional level via spoken and written word, in English and at least one additional language, to a broad range of stakeholders across multiple disciplines and using a variety of mediums.

7. Research

  • MAJOR: Ability to translate complex environmental policy problems into suitable research questions, then design and implement a robust social science research project capable of answering the questions.