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Concentrations

Applied Economics and Business (AEBS) combines technical training in business with the analytical training of the liberal arts. This concentration draws heavily from courses in the Business School and the Economics department so that it offers specific business skills while also exploring how business works in society, on the national level, and in the global context. This concentration is designed specifically students who wish to work in business or to pursue an MBA. For the course requirements and descriptions for Applied Economics and Business, click here.

Crime, Law, and Society (CLS) provides the student a broad exposure to problems that confront society relating to the causes, consequences, and policies regarding crime and socio-legal studies.  The Crime track offers a flexible curriculum designed to provide an excellent preparation for persons who have an interest in criminology, law school, or working in law enforcement or social services. For the course requirements and descriptions for Crime, Law, and Society, click here.

Globalization, Environment, and Policy (GEP) focuses on broad social-political and environmental issues at the regional and global levels, as well as policy planning designed to meet these issues. The Globalization track will provide training for students hoping to work in green industry, government, NGOs, and environmental organizations. Additionally, the track prepares students to earn graduate degrees in planning, public management, policy studies or other applied social sciences with a global emphasis. For the course requirements and descriptions for Globalization, Environment, and Policy, click here.

Social Studies Teaching (SST)  prepares students with the coursework requirements for admission to the graduate teacher licensure program at the University of Oregon – UOTeach. This concentration does not in and of itself lead to a teaching license. Rather, this concentration provides a well-defined content so that students will be prepared to enroll in a graduate program to become licensed to teach Social Studies at the middle or high school level. For the course requirements and descriptions for Social Studies Teaching, click here.



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