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Environmental Policy Degree, BS - Everglades University

Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Policy and Management

All degree programs are offered online and on campus.

The curriculum is designed to allow the student to acquire a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Environmental Policy and Management, as well as to prepare him/her for an entry-level career in Environmental Policy and Management. This Environmental Policy and Management degree focuses on the management skills and business knowledge required for students to enter professions involved in government and environmentally related professions.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY AND MANAGEMENT DESCRIPTION
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Environmental Policy and Management provides instruction in business and management skills, environmental policy and specific technical and occupational subjects, such as the impact of industrialization on the environment and environmental technology and management. Emphasis is placed on communication skills, business and management skills, critical thinking, sustainability, and environmental regulations and policies.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Environmental Policy and Management provides students with a broad based knowledge of the several emerging fields of study, including global environmental change, environmental planning, and environmental sustainability. This degree is applicable for government and industry environmentally related professions.

PROGRAM OUTLINE
To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Environmental Policy and Management, students must complete 123 credits as described below. The length of this program is approximately 41 months (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (30 CREDIT HOURS)
English (6 Credit Hours)
English Composition I 3.0 credit hours
English Composition II 3.0 credit hours
Computer (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Computer Applications 3.0 credit hours
Communications (3 Credit Hours)
Speech 3.0 credit hours
Humanities / Fine Arts  (3 Credit Hours)
American Literature 3.0 credit hours
Math (6 Credit Hours)
College Algebra 3.0 credit hours
(OR)
College Math (or Math courses equivalent or higher) 3.0 credit hours
Statistics (required) 3.0 credit hours
Social Science (3 Credit Hours)
Political Science 3.0 credit hours
Natural Science (3 Credit Hours)
Fundamentals of Nutrition 3.0 credit hours
Behavioral Science (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Psychology 3.0 credit hours
LOWER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES (18 CREDIT HOURS)
Principles of Management 3.0 credit hours
Accounting Principles I 3.0 credit hours
Accounting Principles II 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
Negotiation  Communications 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Environmental Policy 3.0 credit hours
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES* (21 CREDIT HOURS)
Interdisciplinary Studies 1 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 2 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 3 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 4 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 5 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 6 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 7 3.0 credit hours
( OR )
Introduction to Environmental Change 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Business 3.0 credit hours
Macroeconomics 3.0 credit hours
Financial  Management 3.0 credit hours
Organization and Technology of Information Systems 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Supervision 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Marketing 3.0 credit hours

* The IDS courses allow credit for appropriate prior learning. Construction, Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Macroeconomics, Finance, Management Information Systems, International Business, and Human Resource Management are commonly accepted disciplines for transfer credit into this degree major. Additional courses may be evaluated and accepted at the discretion of the Dean of Academic Affairs or Associate Dean.

UPPER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES (54 CREDIT HOURS)
Communication and Environmental Justice 3.0 credit hours
Business Excellence through Engineering Reasoning 3.0 credit hours
Writing for Managers 3.0 credit hours
Critical Thinking in Business 3.0 credit hours
Marketing Management 3.0 credit hours
The Science of Persuasion and Negotiation 3.0 credit hours
Operations Management 3.0 credit hours
International Business 3.0 credit hours
Energy and the Environment 3.0 credit hours
Energy Policy 3.0 credit hours
Global Environmental Politics 3.0 credit hours
Justice and Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
U.S. Environmental Policy and Management 3.0 credit hours
Coastal Environmental Management 3.0 credit hours
Environmental Technology and Management 3.0 credit hours
Environmental Impact Analysis 3.0 credit hours
Environmental Change and Natural Resource 3.0 credit hours
Environmental Policy and Management Capstone Course 3.0 credit hours
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED AS DESCRIBED ABOVE 123 CREDITS

 

Note: All programs are offered online and/or on campus.