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Geography and Planning (B.S.)

Administered by Department of Environmental, Geographical, and Geological Sciences

Effective Fall 2017

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

Core Requirements:

EGGS.100 Environmental Science

EGGS.120 Physical Geology

EGGS.150 Quantitative Methods in Earth Science

EGGS.242 Map Use and Analysis

Science Requirements

EGGS.101 Physical Geography*

Choose One:

BIOLOGY.102 Ecology and Evolution*

BIOLOGY.103 Biodiversity and Conversation Biology*

Choose One:

CHEM.100 Chemistry and the Citizen*

CHEM.101 Introductory Chemistry*

Choose One:

MATH.123 Essentials of Calculus*

MATH.141 Introduction to Statistics *

Degree Requirements

INTSTUDY.231 Technical Writing*

EGGS.102 World Cultural Geography*

EGGS.105 Environ. Issues & Choices*

EGGS.221 Economic Geography

EGGS.250 Elements of Planning

EGGS.301 Water Resources Management

EGGS.302 Land Resources Management

EGGS.350 Advanced Planning

EGGS.360 Principles of GIS 1

EGGS.497 Internship in Planning

EGGS.498 Applied Planning Seminar

Degree Electives - choose at least two

EGGS.264 Applied Cartography

EGGS.303 Soils Resources Management

EGGS.304 Environ Valuation

EGGS.305 Environ Risks/Hazards

EGGS.311 Geography of Terrorism

EGGS.315 Recreation, Tourism, Sport

EGGS.320 Remote Sensing of the Earth

EGGS.330 Special Topics in Field Geology

EGGS.351 Sustainable Food Systems

EGGS.358 Environ Conservation

EGGS.361 Principles of GIS 2

EGGS.370 Surface Hydrology

EGGS.380 Dams, Reservoirs, Rivers

EGGS.386 U.S. Public Lands

EGGS.390 Special Topics (approved**)

EGGS.462 Tech. Geographic Measurements

LAW.350 Environmental Law

*Counts as General Education Credit

**The subject matter of this course varies, so the specific course must be approved by the department chair prior to registration to ensure the course will be counted toward the major.