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2022-2023 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Jun 23, 2024
 
2022-2023 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Energy & Environment, JD/MID


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Requirements for the joint degree MID/JD


GSPIA Core Requirements: 12 credits


  • PIA 2022 - QUANTITATIVE METHODS (students may waive PIA 2022 if they pass the waiver exam.  If waived, the class must be replaced by an additional elective)
  • PIA 2025 - MICROECONOMICS
  • PIA 2028 - PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS (pre req: PIA 2022)
  • PIA 2096 - CAPSTONE SEMINAR: (24 credits)
  • OR

  • PIA 2099 - THESIS (24 credits prior + PIA 2002 + approval by graduate enrollment counselor)
  • Internship Requirement: All students must complete an approved internship of at least 300 hours while enrolled at GSPIA.   The internship must be approved by the student’s career advisor in advance.  Students with at least three years of relevant full-time work experience may petition their career advisor for a waiver of this requirement during their first semester.

Major Courses: 12 credits


(see for Major-Specific requirements)

Electives: 6 credits


Minimum Required GSPIA Credits: 36 credits


Juris Doctor requirements: 79 credits


(see Law website for requirements)

Total Number of Credits for Joint Degree: 115


Major Specific Requirements:


Students must take three of the following six courses & one additional approved E&E major courses.

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