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Geography - Environmental Planning (B.A.) (Fall 2008)

Administered by Geography and Geosciences

Effective Fall 2008

In addition to 54 semester hours of general education requirements, a total of 30 to 60 semester hours is required for a major in geography. The balance of hours toward the 120-hour university requirement for a bachelor's degree is made up of elective courses

Core Courses: All Required

41.101 World Physical Geography

41.105 Environmental Issues and Choices

41.250 Elements of Planning

41.258 Environmental Conservation

41.301 Water Resources Management

41.302 Land Resources Management

41.350 Advanced Planning

41.497 Internship in Planning

41.498 Applied Planning Seminar

Electives (choose a minimum of three from the following six courses)

41.303 Soil Resources Management

41.304 Environmental Valuation

41.315 Geography of Recreation, Tourism and Sport

41.305 Environmental Risks and Hazards

51.100 Environmental Geology

51.370 Hydrology

Skills and Tools All Required

41.240 Writing for Environmental Careers

25.103 Public Speaking

44.452 State and Local Government *

53.141 Introduction to Statistics

*44.120 United States Government (strongly recommended as a prerequisite for 44.452)

Choose two from the following four courses

41.242 Map Skills
41.264 Applied Cartography
41.342 Geographic Information Systems
51.320 Remote Sensing of the Earth