The major is designed to provide in-depth foundations for those interested in pursuing careers in the growing environmental sector of the economy, whether in private business, environmental consulting, or government. Non-majors interested in an overview of business and policy in the environmental area can also find individual courses from this major field.
The Environmental and Risk Management Major provides an interdisciplinary approach, building on faculty and courses from departments such as Accounting, Health Care Management, Insurance and Risk Management, Legal Studies, Management, Marketing, Operations, Information and Decisions Department, and Business and Public Policy. Additional coursework on environmental and technological risks can be pursued in parallel with the Wharton program through studies in the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
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Beyond the required courses, students can choose among many electives to structure a program of study to match their interests and career objectives. In particular, students select from full-semester classes and from a set of "mini-courses," which are half-semester classes, approximating one course in a quarter system, that focus on a specific facet of marketing.
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