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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Programs of Study Minors and Certificate Programs Minor in Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior (21 credits)  

Minor in Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior (21 credits)

Adviser: Rachael Shwom; Cook Office Building, Room 212, 848-932-9235 (

Program Webpage:

Minor Requirements:

Must take the following course:

11:374:101  Introduction to Human Ecology

At total of six courses of which three must be at the 300 or 400 level:

11:374:110  Theories and Reasoning in Human Ecology

11:374:115  Water and Society

11:374:141  Health and Society

11:374:175  Energy and Society

11:374:201  Research Methods

11:374:220  Environmental Solutions

11:374:225  Environment and Health in Society

11:374:279  Politics Environmental Issues

11:374:280  Careers in Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior

11:374:299  Introduction to Sustainability

11:374:305  Globalization, Development, and Environment

11:374:312  Environmental History

11:374:313  U.S. Environmental Policy

11:374:314  Natural Resources Policy

11:374:322  Behavior and the Environment

11:374:325  Environmental Communications

11:374:335  Communities and Environmental Change

11:374:416  Environmental Education

11:374:424  Segregation and Health

11:374:426  Climate Change Policy

11:374:428  Marine Fisheries Policy

11:374:429  Agrarian Landscapes

11:374:430  Risk, Health, and Safety

11:374:431  New and Reemerging Diseases

11:374:435  Communication in the Life Sciences

11:374:437  Culture and Health

11:374:438  Health in the Latino Community 

11:374:440  Race and the Environment 

11:374:460  Environmental Law and Policy

11:374:462  International Environmental Law

11:374:481  Raritan Scholars

11:374:490  Research and Practicum in Human Ecology

11:374:491  Capstone in Human Ecology-Independent Study

11:374:492  Environmental Study Internship

11:374:499  Capstone in Human Ecology

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