Environmental Science, Bachelor of Science with a Concentration in Geography and Planning

The geography and planning concentration is primarily designed to produce local and regional planning specialists who have a good understanding of environmental problems

Requirements 

Required courses:
(Note that in the case of cross-listed courses, Environmental Science majors must enroll in the ENVN section.)
ENVN 2010ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS1
BIOL 1330ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY3
CHEM 1010CHEMISTRY IN THE ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY3
CHEM 1014CHEMISTRY IN THE ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY LABORATORY1
GEOL 1010ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY3
ENVN/BIOL/GEOG/PA 4820INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & REGULATIONS3
ENVN/GEOG/GEOL/BIOL 4610ENVIRONMENTAL MONITOR AND ASSESSMENT3
Minimum of 3 credit hours of ENVN 4800 must be completed
ENVN/BIOL 4800INTERNSHIP ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING3
Select one physical geography course from the following:4
INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT GEOGRAPHY
Also required:
An approved course in statistics
Two approved couses in computer science
Introductory GIS lecture and lab sequence:
GEOG 3530
GEOG 3540
CARTOGRAPHY & GIS
and CARTOGRAPHY & GIS LAB
4
Geography and Planning Concentration requirements:
Select three courses from the following in Human Geography and Planning:9-10
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
URBAN GEOGRAPHY
URBAN SUSTAINABILITY
INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE DESIGN
and INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE DESIGN LABORATORY
Or alternative courses approved by advisor. Both ENVN 3660 and ENVN 3670 must be completed to count towards this requirement.
Select two courses in Physicial Geography:6
NEBRASKA NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGMENT
METEOROLOGY
BIOGEOGRAPHY
PROCESS GEOMORPHOLOGY
CLIMATOLOGY
SOIL GENESIS, MORPHOLOGY AND CLASSIFICATION
WATER RESOURCES
Select two additional coures in Geospatial Sciences:6-8
QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS IN GEOGRAPHY
COMPUTER MAPPING AND VISUALIZATION
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS I
ENVIRONMENTAL REMOTE SENSING
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS II
Select two courses in Biology:6-9
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
ECOLOGY
FLORA OF THE GREAT PLAINS
CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
LIMNOLOGY
FIRE ECOLOGY
Physicis lecture and lab:
PHYS 1050
PHYS 1054
INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS
and INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS LABORATORY
5

Writing in the Discipline

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