Major Requirements

COURSEWORK

All students majoring in Urban and Environmental Policy are required to take the following courses in the frosh or sophomore year:

ECON 101Principles of Economics I

4 units

POLS 101American Politics and Public Policy

4 units

UEP 101Environment and Society

4 units

*Or another Economics course approved by the chair.

Upper Division Coursework

Students majoring in UEP are required to take the following upper division courses:

UEP 300Environmental Law and Policy

4 units

UEP 301/POLS 301Urban Policy and Politics

4 units

UEP 305Urban Data Analysis

4 units

UEP 310Community Organizing and Leadership

4 units

UEP 311Community Internship

4 units

UEP 410Controversies in Policy and Politics

4 units

UEP 411Applied Public Policy Practicum

4 units

Additional Electives

Majors are required to complete two additional electives within the department. Students may also choose courses from the list below as approved by the chair. Additionally, one study abroad course will be allowed to count as a UEP elective as approved by the chair. 

UEP electives cannot be double counted to satisfy other minor and major requirements. Double counting electives will be allowed only by Petition for Special Consideration. Students are required to obtain approval from the adviser and the department chair.

ECON 324The Economics of Immigration

4 units

ECON 328Economics of Race and Gender

4 units

PHIL 231Environmental and Animal Ethics

4 units

POLS 206Race and American Politics

4 units

POLS 207Los Angeles Politics

4 units

POLS 208Movements for Social Justice

4 units

POLS 260Community Law Internship

4 units

RELS 242Environmental Ethics and Religion

4 units

SOC 250Race and Ethnicity in American Society

4 units

Crosslisted Electives

UEP 205/HIST 205Urban History

4 units

UEP 209/POLS 209Health Policy

4 units

UEP 248/DWA 248Global Public Health

4 units

UEP 249/DWA 249Public Health and Human Rights: Global and Local Practices

4 units

UEP 265/POLS 265Community Planning and Politics Practicum

4 units

UEP 266/POLS 266Lobbying and Advocacy

4 units

UEP 299/KINE 299Women's Sports and Empowerment

4 units

UEP 340/SOC 340China's Environmental Challenges: A Sociological Perspective

4 units