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Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law: Environmental Track

Degree or Minor: 
Undergraduate Degree
Green Concentration: 
UA College: 
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Degree Type: 
Bachelor of Arts
Degree/Minor Description: 

Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL) is an interdisciplinary degree that integrates the concepts of the various disciplines into one academic discussion. With this information students can analyze critical questions and ideas in order to solve political, economic, and legal problems. Students have the option to pursue a concentration in environmental issues in addition to their core PPEL course work. In the concentration students can learn about environmental policy, environmental ethics, environmental economics, or environmental history. This program prepares students to pursuer graduate or law school or work in careers in environmental policy, government, or law.

Research Opportunities: 

Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy: The Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy sponsors policy-relevant, interdisciplinary research and forums that link scholarship and education. The Center specializes in issues concerning environmental policy, immigration policy of the United States and indigenous nations policy.

Water Resources Research Center: The WRRC promotes understanding of critical state and regional water management and policy issues through research, community outreach and engagement, and public education.

Research Themes: 
Business and Economics
Environmental Arts and Humanities
Governance, Law, and Policy
Public Health