Bachelor Of Science In Environmental Studies With A Concentration In Geography And Planning

The required core courses are:

(Note that in the case of cross-listed courses, Environmental Studies majors must enroll in the ENVN section.)

  

ENVN 2010Environmental Problems and Solutions

1 credit

BIOL 1330Environmental Biology

3 credits

CHEM 1010Chemistry in The Environment and Society

3 credits

CHEM 1014Chemistry in the Environment and Society Laboratory

1 credit

GEOL 1010Environmental Geology

3 credits

ENVN 4820/BIOL 4820/GEOG 4820/PA 4820Introduction to Environmental Law and Regulations

3 credits

ENVN 4610/GEOG 4610/GEOL 4610/GEOG 8616/GEOL 8616/BIOL 4610Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

3 credits

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A minimum of 3 credit hours of ENVN 4800 Internship in Environmental Management and Planning must be completed

ENVN 4800/BIOL 4800Internship in Environmental Management and Planning

1 - 3 credits

A physical geography course must be selected from:

GEOG 1030Introduction to Physical Geography

5 credits

GEOG 1060Physical Geography: Climate and Waters

4 credits

GEOG 1070Physical Geography: Soils and Landforms

4 credits

Also required are:

  • An approved course in statistics
  • Two approved courses in computer science

An introductory GIS lecture and lab sequence:

GEOG 3530/GEOG 8535Cartography and GIS

2 credits

GEOG 3540Cartography and GIS Lab

2 credits

The Geography and Planning Concentration requirements are:

 

Three approved courses in Human Geography including:

GEOG 1020Introduction to Human Geography

3 credits

GEOG 4120/GEOG 8126Urban Geography

3 credits

An additional course approved by advisor

Two approved courses in Physical Geography

GEOG 3440Nebraska Natural Resources Management

3 credits

GEOG 3510Meteorology

3 credits

GEOG 4100/BIOL 4100/GEOL 4100/BIOL 8106/GEOG 8106/GEOL 8106Biogeography

3 credits

GEOG 4260/GEOG 8266Process Geomorphology

3 credits

GEOG 4320/GEOG 8326Climatology

3 credits

GEOG 4330/GEOG 8336Soil Genesis, Morphology and Classification

3 credits

GEOG 4340/GEOG 8346Water Resources

3 credits

Two additional approved courses in Geospatial Sciences:

GEOG 4020/GEOG 8026Quantitative Analysis in Geography

3 credits

GEOG 4030/GEOG 8036Computer Mapping and Visualization

3 credits

GEOG 4050/GEOG 8056Geographic Information Systems I

4 credits

GEOG 4630/GEOG 8636Environmental Remote Sensing

4 credits

GEOG 4660/GEOG 8666Geographic Information Systems II

4 credits

Two approved courses in Biology:

BIOL 1020Principles of Biology

5 credits

BIOL 3340/BIOL 8345Ecology

4 credits

BIOL 3530/BIOL 8535Flora of The Great Plains

3 credits

BIOL 4120/BIOL 8126Conservation Biology

3 credits

BIOL 4180/BIOL 8186Limnology

4 credits

BIOL 4210/BIOL 8216Fire Ecology

3 credits

A physics lecture and lab:

PHYS 1050Introduction to Physics

4 credits

PHYS 1054Introduction to Physics Laboratory

1 credit

Advanced Writing Course

All students are required to take an advanced writing course within their major.  For the environmental studies major with a concentration in Geography and Planning, the advanced writing requirement can be fulfilled by completing either ENGL 2400 or ENGL 3980.