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BA in Environmental Studies Graduate Studies
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CEP Courses

Below is a list of all the Enivronmental Science and Studies Courses offered and their descriptions. You can also view environmental courses offered by other departments at UNC.

Environmental Science and Studies Courses

  • ENST 35, Introduction to Environment and Society
  • ENST 36, Introduction to Environmental Science
  • ENST 41 (GEOL 41), Physical Geology for Science Majors
  • ENST 45 (GEOL 45), Earth's Dynamic Systems
  • ENST 48 (GEOL 48), Environmental Geology
  • ENST 53 (GEOG 53), Introduction to Atmospheric Processes
  • ENST 54 (MASC 54), Introduction to Oceanic Processes
  • ENST 68 (PHIL 68), Environmental Ethics
  • ENST 83 (POLI 83), International Environmental Politics
  • ENST 86, Data Analysis and Visualization of Social and Environmental Interactions
  • ENST 87, Environmental History
  • ENST 88, Environmental Values and Valuation
  • ENST 94 (ENVR 95), Analysis and Solution of Environmental Problems
  • ENST 98, Research in Environmental Science and Studies for Undergraduates
  • ENST 99, Honors Project in Environmental Science and Studies
  • ENST 100, Special Topics in Environmental Science and Studies
  • ENST 101 (GEOL 111, MASC 111), Earth Processes in Environmental Systems
  • ENST 102 (GEOL 112, MASC 112), Oceanic Processes in Environmental Systems
  • ENST 103, Ecological Processes in Environmental Systems
  • ENST 104, Atmospheric Processes in Environmental Systems
  • ENST 105 (GEOL 115), Biogeochemical Processes
  • ENST 106 (GEOL 116, MASC 116), Environmental Systems Modeling
  • ENST 107, Energy and Material Flows in the Environment and Society
  • ENST 158 (ENVR 158), Mathematical Methods of Environmental Risk Modeling
  • ENST 159 (ENVR 159), Analytic Thought and Environmental Risk
  • ENST 175 (COMM 175), Environmental Communication in the Public Sphere

Other Environmental Courses Offered at UNC

There are so many courses in other departments at UNC that have environmental studies in them that we have ided them into Undergraduate (levels 0-99), Advanced Undergraduate and Graduate (levels 100-199), and Graduate Courses (levels 200 and above).

Environmental Science and Studies Courses Offered by Different Departments


Undergraduate Colgmurses (levels 0-99)

Environmental Science and Studies Courses Offered by Different Departments

African & Afro-American Studies
AFRI 66, Contemporary Africa: Issues in Health, Population, and the Environment

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Anthropology
ANTH 43, Human Evolution and Adaptation
ANTH 44, Human Dilemmas
ANTH 50, Anthropological Perspectives on the Third World
ANTH 51, Anthropological Perspectives on Food and Culture
ANTH 62, Population Anthropology

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Biology
BIOL 41, Plant Biology
BIOL 43, Local Flora
BIOL 54, Ecology and Population Biology
BIOL 72, Vertebrate Field Zoology
BIOL 72L, Vertebrate Field Zoology Laboratory
BIOL 80, Biology of Insects
BIOL 80L, Biology of Insects Laboratory
BIOL 97, Special Topics in Organismal Biology

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City and Regional Planning
PLAN 46, Introduction to Urbanism and Planning
PLAN 67, [PLCY 67], Ethical Bases of Public Policy Decision-Making
PLAN 73, [PLCY 73], Urban Policy

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Communication Studies
COMM 75, Environmental Advocacy

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Ecology
ECOL 99, Current Issues in Ecology - Conservation and Policy

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Environmental Sciences and Engineering
ENVR 51, Environmental Protection
ENVR 95, [ENST 94], Analysis and Solution of Environmental Problems
ENVR 97, Selected Topics in Undergraduate Studies

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Geological Sciences
GEOG 10, Physical Geography
GEOG 11, Weather and Climate
GEOG 12, Environmental Conservation
GEOG 20, World Regional Geography
GEOG 23, Cultural Landscapes
GEOG 30, Third World Development Issues
GEOG 58, Physiography of Anglo-America
GEOG 59, The Geography of Latin America
GEOG 60, North America's Landscapes
GEOG 62, Geography of North Carolina
GEOG 70, Introduction to Geographic Information

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Geology
GEOL 12, [MASC 12], The Marine Environment
GEOL 13, Geohazards and the Environment
GEOL 18, Earth, Climate and Life Through Time
GEOL 18L, Earth, Climate, Life Through Time Laboratory
GEOL 41, Physical Geology for Science Majors
GEOL 45, Earth's Dynamic Systems
GEOL 48, Environmental Geology

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International Studies
INST 77, Global Issues in the Twentieth Century

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Marine Sciences
MASC 12, [GEOL 12], The Marine Environment
MASC 54, Oceanography

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Public Policy
PLCY 73, [PLAN 73], Planning, Politics, and Urban Policy

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Recreation and Leisure Studies
LSRA 40, Outdoor Recreation and Environmental Issues

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Sociology
SOCI 21, Population Problems

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Advanced Undergraduate and Graduate (levels 100-199)

Environmental Science and Studies Courses Offered by Different Departments

African & Afro-American Studies
AFRI 121, East African Society and Environment

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Anthropology
ANTH 102, [GEOL 102], Archaeological Geology
ANTH 115, Human Genetics and Evolution
ANTH 138, Landscape and Spatial Anthropology
ANTH 139, Environmental Anthropology
ANTH 154, Environmental Consciousness and Action
ANTH 172, Cultural Factors in Population Planning
ANTH 199.4, Special Topics--Environment & Society-Burgundy

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Biology
BIOL 126, [MASC 101, ENVR 127, GEOL 101], Oceanography
BIOL 140, [MASC 104, ENVR 136], Biological Oceanography
BIOL 141, [MASC 141S], Special Problems in Marine Biology
BIOL 142, Plant Ecology
BIOL 143, [GEOG 103], Ecological Plant Geography
BIOL 145, Experimental Methods in Ecology and Evolution
BIOL 146, [MASC 146], Marine Ecology
BIOL 147, Field Ecology
BIOL 149, Ecosystem Structure and Function
BIOL 149L, Ecosystem Structure and Function Lab
BIOL 151, Behavioral Ecology
BIOL 156, Evolutionary Ecology
BIOL 184, Conservation Biology
BIOL 185, Population Ecology
BIOL 185L, Laboratory in Population Ecology
BIOL 186, Community and Systems Ecology
BIOL 186L, Community and Systems Ecology
BIOL 195, Field Biology at Highlands Biological Station

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City and Regional Planning
PLAN 128, Transportation Policy and Planning
PLAN 129, Transportation Planning Models
PLAN 135, [GEOG 177], Introduction to Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing
PLAN 136, [GEOG 191], Geographic Information Systems
PLAN 142, [WMST 142], Gender Issues in Planning and Development
PLAN 153, [ENVR 153, PLCY 153] Environmental Management and Policy

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Communication Studies
COMM 175, Environmental Discourse

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Ecology
ECOL 190, Conservation and Sustainable Development
ECOL 199, Current Issues in Ecology

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Economics
ECON 111, Resource and Environmental Economics
ECON 151, Transportation Economics
ECON 165, Economics of Population

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Environmental Sciences and Engineering
ENVR 100, Readings in Environmental Sciences and Engineering
ENVR 101, Environmental Health
ENVR 102, Principles and Applications of Environmental Engineering
ENVR 119, [MASC 119], Marine Biogeochemistry
ENVR 122, Chemical Equilibria in Natural Waters
ENVR 122L, Aquatic Chemistry Laboratory
ENVR 123, Environmental Organic Chemistry
ENVR 124, Instrumental Methods for the Chemical Analysis of Environmental Samples
ENVR 127, [MASC 101, BIOL 126, GEOL 101], Oceanography
ENVR 128, [MASC 105], Chemical Oceanography
ENVR 130, Atmosphere-Biosphere Interactions and Global/Climate Change
ENVR 131, Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes
ENVR 132, Limnology
ENVR 132L, Limnology Lab
ENVR 133, Sources, Transport, and Fate of Environmentally Important Materials
ENVR 134, Ecological Microbiology
ENVR 135, Biology for Environmental Sciences
ENVR 136, [BIOL 140, MASC 104], Biological Oceanography
ENVR 137, [MASC 137], Ecology of Wetlands
ENVR 141, Air and Industrial Hygiene
ENVR 144, Industrial Toxicology
ENVR 145, Introduction to Aerosol Science
ENVR 145L, Aerosol Science Lab
ENVR 147, Occupational Safety and Ergonomics
ENVR 149, Health Hazards of Industrial Operation
ENVR 153, Environmental Management and Policy
ENVR 154, Environmental Management and Policy Core Seminar
ENVR 158, Mathematical Methods for Environmental Modeling
ENVR 159, Analytic Thought and Environmental Risk
ENVR 163, Radiation Physics and Instrumentation
ENVR 164, Field Observations in Radiological Hygiene
ENVR 165, Advanced Radiological Laboratory
ENVR 171, Process Dynamics in Environmental Systems
ENVR 176, Introduction to Groundwater Engineering
ENVR 176L, Subsurface Process Laboratory
ENVR 190, Reading in Environmental Health Sciences
ENVR 191, Health and Ecological Effects of Environmental Agents
ENVR 192, Techniques in Environmental Health Sciences
ENVR 193, Biochemical Toxicology
ENVR 195, Environmental Health Microbiology

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Geography
GEOG 103, Ecological Plant Geography
GEOG 112, Synoptic Meteorology
GEOG 114, Physical Climatology
GEOG 116, Applied Climatology
GEOG 119, Terrain Analysis
GEOG 123, Social Geography
GEOG 132, The World's Food Supply
GEOG 134, The Cultural Ecology of Agriculture and Disease
GEOG 137, Natural Resources
GEOG 141, Watershed Systems
GEOG 143, [BIOL 143], Ecological Plant Geography
GEOG 144, Landscape Biogeography
GEOG 145, Medical Geography
GEOG 173,Geographic Information and Analysis
GEOG 177, [PLAN 135], Introduction to Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing
GEOG 191, Technical Issues in Geographic Information Systems
GEOG 192, Applied Issues in Geographic Information Systems

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Geological Sciences
GEOL 101, [MASC 101, BIOL 126, ENVR 127], Oceanography
GEOL 102, Archaeological Geology
GEOL 106, [MASC 106], Physical Oceanography
GEOL 115, Economic Geology
GEOL 120, Principles of Global Dynamics
GEOL 123, [MASC 123], Marine Carbonate Environments
GEOL 125, [MASC 125], Coastal Sedimentary Environments
GEOL 137, Coastal Plain Stratigraphy and Biostratigraphy
GEOL 138, Geomorphology
GEOL 138L, Geomorphology Laboratory
GEOL 139, River Systems of East Coast North America
GEOL 140, [MASC 140], Biogeochemical Cycling
GEOL 141, [MASC 141], Modeling of Marine and Earth Systems
GEOL 142, Shallow Surface Geophysics
GEOL 142L, Shallow Surface Geophysics Laboratory
GEOL 143, [MASC 156], Descriptive Physical Oceanography
GEOL 144, [MASC 144], Organic Geochemistry
GEOL 145, [MASC 145], Geochemistry
GEOL 146, Physical Geochemistry
GEOL 150, History of the Earth
GEOL 151, Geodynamics
GEOL 157, [BIOL 157], Problems in Vertebrate Evolution
GEOL 163, Applied Hydrology
GEOL 164, Geochemistry of Natural Waters
GEOL 165, Groundwater
GEOL 181, [MASC 151, PHYS 151], Fluid Dynamics
GEOL 188, [MASC 103], Geological Oceanography
GEOL 197, [BIOL 181], Paleobotany

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History
HIST 100.2, Ecological History of Africa

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Marine Sciences
MASC 101, [BIOL 126, ENVR 127, GEOL 101], Oceanography
MASC 103, [GEOL 188], Geological Oceanography
MASC 104, [BIOL 140, ENVR 136], Biological Oceanography
MASC 105, [ENVR 128], Chemical Oceanography
MASC 106, [GEOL 106], Physical Oceanography
MASC 110, Global Change
MASC 119, [ENVR 119], Marine Biogeochemistry
MASC 123, [GEOL 123], Marine Carbonate Environments
MASC 125, [GEOL 125], Coastal Sedimentary Environments
MASC 133, [GEOL 133], Micropaleontology
MASC 136, Coastal Processes
MASC 137, Ecology of Wetlands
MASC 138, Barrier Island Ecology and Geology
MASC 140, [GEOL 140], Biogeochemical Cycling
MASC 141, [BIOL 141], Special Problems in Marine Biology
MASC 143, Biogeochemical Techniques
MASC 144, [GEOL 144], Organic Geochemistry
MASC 145, [GEOL 145], Geochemistry
MASC 146, Marine Ecology
MASC 148, [BIOL 148], Marine Biology
MASC 151, [GEOL 181, PHYS 151], Fluid Dynamics
MASC 152, [GEOL 141], Marine Systems Modeling
MASC 153, Time Series and Spatial Data Analysis
MASC 155, Turbulent Boundary Layers
MASC 156, [GEOL 143], Descriptive Physical Oceanography
MASC 197, Special Topics in Coastal Studies
MASC 198, Special Topics in Physical Oceanography
MASC 199, Special Topics in Marine Sciences

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Political Science
POLI 173, Government and the Environment

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Public Policy Analysis
PLCY
111, Environmental Economics and Politics
PLCY 153, [ENVR 153], Environmental Management and Policy

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Graduate Courses (levels 200 and above)

Environmental Science and Studies Courses Offered by Different Departments

Anthropology
ANTH 203, Evolution and Ecology
ANTH 204, Evolution and Ecology ANTH 255, Seminar in Cultural Ecology and Population
ANTH 260, Seminar in Human Evolutionary Ecology

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Biology
BIOL 213, Advanced Marine Ecology
BIOL 245, [ENVR 235, MASC 245], Ecology of Phytoplankton BIOL 247, Field Plant Geography
BIOL 255, Seminar in Ecology
BIOL 265, Seminar in Marine Biology

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City and Regional Planning
PLAN 210C, Introduction to Land, Environmental, and Resource Economics
PLAN 219, Water Policy in Lesser Developed Countries
PLAN 233, Natural Resource Law and Policy
PLAN 234, Water Resources Planning and Policy Analysis
PLAN 236, Environmental Quality Planning
PLAN 237, Coastal Management Policy
PLAN 240, Land Use and Environmental Policy
PLAN 241, Land Use and Environmental Planning
PLAN 244, Development and Environmental Management
PLAN 245, Development Impact Assessment
PLAN 353, Ph.D. Seminar in Environmental Management and Policy

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Ecology
ECOL 201, Seminar in Ecology
ECOL 202, Field Experience in Ecology
ECOL 250, Special Topics in Ecology

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Economics
ECON 265, Economics and Population

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Environmental Sciences and Engineering
ENVR 200, Problems in Environmental Sciences and Engineering
ENVR 210, Environmental Policy Seminar
ENVR 217, Systems Analysis in Environmental Planning
ENVR 219, Water Policy in Lesser Developed Countries
ENVR 220, Chemical Kinetics in Aquatic and Atmospheric Chemistry
ENVR 221, Surface Chemistry in the Aquatic and Atmospheric Sciences
ENVR 222, Special Topics in Environmental Chemistry
ENVR 225, Analysis of Trace Organics
ENVR 227L, Treatment Processes Laboratory
ENVR 232, Special Topics in Environmental Biology
ENVR 238, Microbial Degradation of Xenobiotics
ENVR 241, Principals of Industrial Ventilation
ENVR 241D, Ventilation Design Problem
ENVR 242, Theory and Practice of Exposure Evaluation
ENVR 244, Environmental Measurements Laboratory
ENVR 245, Air Pollution Control
ENVR 246, Advanced Methods of Exposure Assessment
ENVR 247, Microenvironmental Air Flow Modeling
ENVR 248, Stochastic Environmental Health Modeling
ENVR 252, Environmental Risk Assessment
ENVR 253, Environmental Policy Analysis
ENVR 255, Management of Hazardous Waste
ENVR 257, Current Applications in Environmental Management
ENVR 258, [POLI 208], Analysis for Risk Management
ENVR 263, Radiation Hazards Evaluation I
ENVR 264, Radiation Hazards Evaluation II
ENVR 272, Design of Water Systems
ENVR 273, Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Design
ENVR 274, Physical/Chemical Treatment Processes
ENVR 275, Biological Treatment Processes
ENVR 276,Industrial Waste Treatment
ENVR 277, Treatment Process Laboratory
ENVR 278, Geostatistics for Spatial/Temporal Environmental Phenomena
ENVR 279, Random Field Modeling of Physical Processes
ENVR 280, Multiphase Transport Phenomena
ENVR 281, Applied Numerical Modeling
ENVR 282, [PLAN 232], Public Investment Theory and Techniques
ENVR 283, [PLAN 233], Natural Resource Law and Policy
ENVR 284, [PLAN 234], Water Resources Planning and Policy Analysis
ENVR 285, [MATH 221, MASC 221], Numerical ODE/PDE I
ENVR 286, Environmental Quality Planning
ENVR 287, [MATH 222, MASC 222], Numerical ODE/PDE II
ENVR 288, [MATH 228, MASC 228], Mathematical Modeling I
ENVR 289, [MATH 229, MASC 229], Mathematical Modeling II
ENVR 290, Health Effects of Outdoor and Indoor Air Pollution
ENVR 291, Principles of Chemical Carcinogenesis
ENVR 292, Quantitative Risk Assessment in Environmental Health
ENVR 293, Advanced Toxicology
ENVR 294, Biotransformation of Xenobiotics
ENVR 295, Environmental Virology
ENVR 301, Seminar in Environmental Sciences and Engineering
ENVR 321, Redox Processes
ENVR 324, Chemistry of Humic Substances
ENVR 333, Seminar in Aquatic and Atmospheric Sciences
ENVR 345, Selected Topics in Aerosol Science
ENVR 353, Ph.D. Seminar in Environmental Management and Policy
ENVR 361, Atmospheric Solar Radiation
ENVR 362, Urban and Regional Atmospheric Chemistry
ENVR 363, Global Atmospheric Chemistry
ENVR 364, Measurement of Ozone and Oxides of Nitrogen in Air
ENVR 365, Measurements of Volatile Organic Compounds in Air
ENVR 366, Measurement of Gas-Particle Interactions
ENVR 367, Development of Atmospheric Chemistry Models
ENVR 368, Operation of Urban Airshed Models
ENVR 369, Air Pollution Regulatory Policy Issues
ENVR 370, Investigations in Water Resources Engineering
ENVR 391, Seminar in Environmental Health Sciences

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Epidemiology
EPID 277, Environmental Epidemiology

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Geography
GEOG 245, Geography and a Crowding World
GEOG 277, Advanced Remote Sensing: Satellite Image Processing
GEOG 290, Spatial Analysis and Computer Modeling
GEOG 303, Seminar in Geographic Information Systems
GEOG 310, Seminar in Population Geography

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Geological Sciences
GEOL 202, Sedimentary Geology I
GEOL 203, Sedimentary Geology II
GEOL 216, Paleoceanography
GEOL 225, Clastic Sedimentology
GEOL 228, Sedimentary Tectonics
GEOL 251, Statistical Analysis
GEOL 257, Isotope Geochemistry
GEOL 266, Igneous Geochemistry
GEOL 272, Metallic Ore Deposits
GEOL 279, Physics of Earthquakes
GEL 280, Tectonophysics
GEOL 282, Advanced Structural Geology
GEOL 301, Seminar
GEOL 302, Seminar in Stratigraphy
GEOL 306, Seminar in Paleoecology
GEOL 310, Seminar in Paleontology
GEOL 318, Seminar in Continental Margins
GEOL 320, Seminar in Sedimentology
GEOL 345, Seminar in Geochemistry
GEOL 357, Seminar in Isotope Geology
GEOL 372, Seminar in Economic Geology
GEOL 381, Seminar in Seismology
GEOL 382, Seminar in Structural Geology
GEOL 383, Seminar in Tectonics

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Marine Sciences
MASC 206, Seminar in Oceanography
MASC 215, [BIOL 215], Marine Mycology
MASC 221, [MATH 221, ENVR 221], Numerical ODE/PDE I
MASC 222, [MATH 222, ENVR 222], Numerical ODE/PDE II
MASC 228, [MATH 228, ENVR 228], Mathematical Modeling I
MASC 229, [MATH 229, ENVR 229], Mathematical Modeling II
MASC 250, Modeling Diagenic Processes
MASC 251, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
MASC 252, Ocean Circulation Theory
MASC 253, Coastal Circulation
MASC 254, Ocean Circulation Modeling
MASC 255, Small-Scale Physics of the Ocean
MASC 256, Seminar in Physical Oceanography

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Pharmacology
PHCO 202, [TOXC 202], Principles of Pharmacology and Toxicology
PHCO 207, [TOXC 207], Advanced Toxicology

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Pharmacy
PHAR 256, Advanced Pharmacokinetics

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Political Science
POLI 208, [ENVR 258], Analysis for Risk Management
POLI 220, Politics of Development and Change
POLI 229, Political Economy of Latin American Development

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Public Policy
PLCY 208, [ENVR 258, POLI 208], Analysis for Risk Management
PLCY 253, [ENVR 253], Environmental Policy Analysis
PLCY 353, [ENVR 353], Ph.D. Seminar in Environmental Management and Policy

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Social Work
SOWO 238, Sustainable Development

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Sociology
SOCI 212, Demography: Theory, Substance, Techniques, Part I
SOCI 213, Demography: Theory, Substance, Techniques, Part II
SOCI 218, Human Ecology
SOCI 287, Migration and Population Distribution

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Toxicology
TOXC 202, [PHCO 202], Principles of Pharmacology and Toxicology
TOXC 207, [PHCO 207, ENVR 293], Advanced Toxicology
TOXC 215, Introduction to Toxicological Research
TOXC 220, Toxicology Seminar I
TOXC 221, Toxicology Seminar II
TOXC 222, Toxicology Seminar III
TOXC 260, Toxicokinetics

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Carolina Environmental Program
CB# 1105, 100 Miller Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1105
Phone: 919-966-9922 | Fax: 919-966-9920 | E-mail: cep@unc.edu