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Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Environmental Policy and Management:

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 management skills and environmental policy and specific technical and occupational subjects, such as the impact of industrialization on the environment, regulation and law, climate change, and environmental technology and management. They also have the opportunity to focus on several emerging fields of study, including global environmental change, environmental planning, and environmental sustainability as a manager. Emphasis is placed on communication skills, global awareness, management skills, critical thinking, justice and sustainability, and environmental regulations and requirements.

 

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., Sarasota, and Orlando.

 

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

General Education Courses (30.0 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
Communication (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
College Math
(or Math courses equivalent or higher)
3.0 credit hours
Social Science (3 Credit Hours)
Political Science 3.0 credit hours
Natural Science (3 Credit Hours)
General Biology 3.0 credit hours
Behavioral Science (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Psychology 3.0 credit hours

Lower Division Required Courses (33 credit hours)

Statistics

3.0 credit hours

Accounting Principles I

3.0 credit hours

Accounting Principles II

3.0 credit hours

Principles of Management

3.0 credit hours

Interdisciplinary Studies*

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)  
Negotiation Communications 3.0 credit hours
Microeconomics 3.0 credit hours
Macroeconomics 3.0 credit hours
Financial Management 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Business 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, Energy, 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 Department Chair.

Upper Division Required Courses (60.0 credit hours)

Managerial Accounting and Financial Analysis

3.0 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
GIS Data Analysis and Mapping 3.0 credit hours

Oil, Gas and Energy Geopolitics and Law

3.0 credit hours

Land-Use Planning Regulations

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 - Nature and Impact 3.0 credit hours
Environmental Policy and Management Capstone Course 3.0 credit hours
Total Credits Required As Described Above 123 Credits