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

4 credits

GEOG 1050Human-Environment Geography

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 and Planning including:

GEOG 1020Introduction to Human Geography

3 credits

GEOG 4120/GEOG 8126Urban Geography

3 credits

GEOG 4160/GEOG 8166Urban Sustainability

3 credits

ENVN 3660Introduction to Sustainable Landscape Design

3 credits

ENVN 3670Introduction to Sustainable Landscape Design Laboratory

1 credit

Or alternative courses approved by advisor. Both ENVN 3660 and ENVN 3670 must be completed to count towards this requirement.

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

4 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.