Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, BS: Human Dimensions of the Environment Concentration

Human Dimensions of the Environment emphasizes the social scientific interpretations of human-environment interactions at multiple levels, as well as applied policy and management implications. This concentration requires advanced coursework in behavior change science, natural resource economics, environmental and conservation psychology, communications, social impact assessment, environmental policy, and environmental law. Students who have completed degrees in this concentration have gone on to careers in natural resource management, environmental policy, law, advocacy, and education.

Concentration Core Requirements
NRES 340Environ Social Sci Res Meth3
NRES 472Environmental Psychology4
ACE 310Natural Resource Economics3
Concentration Elective Requirements
Two Social Science Courses6-8
Politics of International Conservation and Development
US Environ, Justic & Policy
Valuing Nature
Comm in Env Social Movements
Environmental Economics
Environmental Law
Democracy and Environment
Climate & Social Vulnerability
Environmental Sustainability
Watching the Environment
Public Recreation
Environmental Sociology
One Conservation/Development/Ecology Course3-4
Environ Social Sci Res Meth
Wildlife Population Ecology
Fishery Ecol and Conservation
Native Plant ID and Floristics
Restoration Ecology
Aquatic Ecosystem Conservation
Env and Sustainable Dev
Soil and Water Conservation
Urban Ecology
Total Concentration-Required Hours19-22