Environmental Law and Policy Minor

Undergraduate Program Fact Sheet
Environmental Law and Policy Minor

Bridge the gap between science and economics

In the past, evaluations and mitigation of environmental and natural resource problems have been based on technical and scientific solutions. But the current approach requires socioeconomic and legal impact assessment of economic development projects and activities that involve natural resources and the environment.

Faces of AgSci

There is an increasing demand for individuals capable of applying policy decision-making and economic assessment to a wide range of current and emerging environmental issues.

Degrees that Pay. Careers that Matter.

Job opportunities are abundant for graduates with expertise in food, agriculture, renewable natural resources, or ecological sustainability. This expertise helps solve the world’s most pressing issues in the arenas of world hunger, human health, and environmental conservation. Discover how you can build a meaningful career that helps make tomorrow better.

Examples of career paths with a degree in Environmental Law and Policy Minor include:

  • State and Federal Government Agencies
  • Research and Nonprofit Foundations
  • Regulatory Compliance and Government-Based Policy
  • Resource Management and Policy
  • Environmental Regulatory Compliance
  • Promoting Sustainable and Effective Management Practices

Individualized Advising

Advisors help students develop their course of study. They are the students’ link to scholarships and campus resources, advise on matters of professional development, and point students toward experiential learning and leadership opportunities that will help them be successful in their agricultural or business careers after graduation. For Environmental Law and Policy Minor advising, contact Tjodie Richardson

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