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 core courses:
(Note that in the case of cross-listed courses, Environmental Science majors must enroll in the ENVN section.)
ENVN 2010ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS1
CHEM 1010CHEMISTRY IN THE ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY3
CHEM 1014CHEMISTRY IN THE ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY LABORATORY1
GEOL 1010ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY3
ENVN/GEOG/GEOL/BIOL 4610ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT3
Minimum of 3 credit hours of ENVN 4800 must be completed
ENVN/BIOL 4800INTERNSHIP ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING3
ENVN/BIOL/GEOG/PA 4820INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & REGULATIONS3
Also required:
An approved course in statistics
Introductory GIS lecture and lab sequence:
GEOG 3530
GEOG 3540
CARTOGRAPHY AND GIS
and CARTOGRAPHY & GIS LAB
4
Geography and Planning Concentration requirements:
Select one physical geography course from the following:4
INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT GEOGRAPHY
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 Physical Geography:6
NEBRASKA NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGMENT
METEOROLOGY
BIOGEOGRAPHY
PROCESS GEOMORPHOLOGY
CLIMATOLOGY
SOIL GENESIS, MORPHOLOGY AND CLASSIFICATION
WATER RESOURCES
Select two additional courses in Geospatial Sciences:6-8
QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS IN GEOGRAPHY
COMPUTER MAPPING AND VISUALIZATION
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS I
ENVIRONMENTAL REMOTE SENSING
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS II
Required cognate courses:
Two approved courses in computer science
BIOL 1330ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY3
Select two additional courses in Biology from the following:6-9
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
ECOLOGY
FLORA OF THE GREAT PLAINS
CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
LIMNOLOGY
FIRE ECOLOGY
Physics 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 ENGL 3980 .