Working closely with world-class programs and faculty in the Colleges of Forestry, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Science, and Agricultural Sciences, the Environmental Policy concentration prepares students for careers in government and non-profit positions in natural resource and environmental organizations. There are many opportunities for students to engage in research and internships with the Institute for Natural Resources (located at OSU), OSU Sun Grant, OSU Sea Grant, and the Oregon Climate Change Research Center. 

The Environmental Policy Concentration Advisor is Professor Lori Cramer.

Environmental Policy Faculty available for PhD student committees.

 

OSU Based Research Centers and Programs:

Institute for Natural Resources: http://oregonstate.edu/inr/inr-corvallis

OSU Sea Grant: http://seagrant.oregonstate.edu/

OSU Sun Grant: http://sungrant.oregonstate.edu/

Oregon Climate Change Research Institute: http://occri.net

Institute for Water and Watersheds: http://water.oregonstate.edu/initiative/iww

Hatfield Marine Science Center: http://hmsc.oregonstate.edu

Natural Resource Leadership Academy: http://outreach.oregonstate.edu/nrla/

Minimum 16 credit hours of the following courses:

  • ANTH 577 - Ecological Anthropology
  • ANTH 581 - Natural Resources and Community Values [4 credits]
  • AREC 534 - Environmental and Resource Economics [3 credits]
  • AREC 550 - Environmental Economics [3 credits]
  • AREC 551 - Natural Resource Economics [3 credits]
  • ECON 566 - Energy Economics [4 credits]
  • FOR 562 - Natural Resource Policy and Law [3 credits]
  • FOR 563 - Environmental Policy and Law Interactions [3 credits]
  • PPOL 544 - Collaborative Governance [4 credits] 
  • PPOL 547 - Integrated Approaches to Food-Water-Energy-Climate [4 credits] 
  • PS 549 - Comparative Environmental Politics and Policy [4 credits]
  • PS 555 - The Politics of Climate Change [4 credits]
  • PS 561- Environmental Political Theory [4 credits]
  • PS 573 - U.S. Energy Policy [4 credits]
  • PS 575 - Environmental Politics and Policy [4 credits]
  • PS 576 - Science and Politics [4 credits]
  • PS 577 - International Environmental Politics and Policy [4 credits]
  • PS 578 - Renewable Energy Policy [4 credits]
  • SOC 556 - Science and Society in Social Context [4 credits]
  • SOC 575 - Rural Sociology [4 credits]
  • SOC 580 - Environmental Sociology [4 credits]
  • SOC 581 - Society and Natural Resources [4 credits]

Marine Policy

  • MRM 515 - Coastal Resources Management [4 credits]
  • MRM 530 - Principles and Practices of Marine Resource Management [4 credits]
  • MRM 535 - Rights-Based Fishery Management [4 credits]
  • PPOL 544 - Collaborative Governance [4 credits] 
  • PPOL 545 - International Marine Policy [4 credits] 
  • PPOL 546 - Policy and Law of Coastal Governance [4 credits] 
  • PPOL 548 - Marine Policy [4 credits] 
  • PS 549 - Comparative Environmental Politics and Policy [4 credits]
  • PS 555 - The Politics of Climate Change [4 credits]
  • PS 577 - International Environmental Politics and Policy [4 credits]