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Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning

The faculty for environmental policy analysis and planning offers the following minor. The Environmental Policy Analysis minor is for natural and social science students desiring basic training in policy analysis theory and methods.

Requirements: 

Prerequisites:

  • ECN 001A Principles of Microeconomics (4 units)
    • Not included in units required for the minor

23-25 units

Complete the following four courses (17 units)

  • ESP 001 Environmental Analysis (4 units)
  • ESP 160 The Policy Process (4 units)
  • ESP 161 Environmental Law (4 units)
  • ESP 168A Methods of Environmental Policy Evaluation (5 units)

Choose two courses (6-8 units)

  • ESP 163 Energy and Environmental Aspects of Transportation (4 units)
  • ESP 165N Climate Policy (Discontinued) (3 units)
  • ESP 166N Ocean and Coastal Policy (Discontinued) (3 units)
  • ESP 167 Energy Policy (4 units)
  • ESP 168B Methods of Environmental Policy Analysis (4 units)
  • ESP 169 Water Policy and Politics (3 units)
  • ESP 171 Urban and Regional Planning (4 units)
  • ESP 172 Public Lands Management (4 units)
  • ESP 179 Environmental Impact Assessment (4 units)

Total = 23-25 units

Minor Advisor

Gwen Arnold
gbarnold@ucdavis.edu
(530) 752-6718