Environmental Policy at HCOP

What is Environmental Policy?

Environmental Policy is concerned with the sustainability of the human and natural environment, including ecosystems and socioeconomic systems. This academic track offers an in-depth study of public policy development, environmental law and methods and processes of policy decision making.

Environmental Policy Careers

An Environmental Policy major provides you with the academic background and skills for a variety of employment opportunities in environmental analysis, assessment, monitoring and administration. Example careers include:

  • County and city planners
  • Land trust managers
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Project managers
  • Natural resource personnel

Required Prerequisites

For general degree preparation and prerequisites, please visit our advising page, or you may select your program below:

To learn more about an Environmental Policy degree, please visit Western’s Course Catalog.