Environmental Policy And Regulation Minor

Degree: Minor

Advance your major course of study by introducing an environmental perspective through a minor in Environmental Policy and Regulation.

Why Study This Program?

Develop your understanding of past and present environmental policies and regulations to advocate for effective environmental change through the Environmental Policy and Regulation minor. This 18-credit course of study is designed to prepare students to pursue environmental policy in graduate school or to serve as staffers in the environmental regulation/policy community. 

This minor, one of five multidisciplinary minors offered through Millersville University's Center for Environmental Sciences, allows environmentally conscious students to complement their chosen majors in the sciences, humanities and social sciences. Your major will serve as an important academic foundation upon which this minor will build expertise in a specific environmental area. As environmental problems are increasingly addressed by multidisciplinary teams, a minor in Environmental Policy and Regulation prepares students to influence positive environmental chance in those multidisciplinary settings. 

What Will You Learn?

Students who choose to minor in Environmental Policy and Regulation will explore the topic through the diverse lenses of the economics, environment, occupational safety and environmental health, geography and sociology fields. Required coursework includes Environmental Economics, Environmental Statistics & Risk Assessment, Legal Aspects Environmental Safety and Environmental Clinic. Your study will conclude with elective options such as Environmental Impact Assessment, Urban & Regional Planning, Environmental Technology and Sociology of Disaster.