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Geography Major: Environmental and Land Use Planning Concentration, B.A.; B.S.

B.A. and B.S. degrees
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Advisors: Brea, Francek, Liesch, Wang

This concentration will prepare one for an entry level position in the fields of land use, environmental, or regional planning. Graduates may wish to enhance their qualifications upon completion of the concentration with graduate study in these areas.

Program Requirements

Core Courses (12 hours)

GEO 105Physical Geography

3(2-2)

GEO 120QREnvironmental Geography

3(3-0)

GEO 121Human Geography and Globalization

3(3-0)

GEO 203QRIntroduction to Geographic Information Science

3(2-2)

Required Courses I (15 hours)

GEO 303Geographic Information Systems

3(2-2)

GEO 330Resource Perception and Utilization

3(3-0)

GEO 331Land Use Planning

3(3-0)

GEO 340Urban Geography

3(3-0)

GEO 531Integrated Land Use Planning

3(3-0)

Electives (9 hours)

At least one physical course (i.e. ESC or BIO) and a course in statistics is strongly recommended:

Electives I (3-9 hours)

BLR 521Environmental Law and Policy

3(3-0)

GEO 308Fundamentals of Remote Sensing

3(2-2)

GEO 317Economic Geography

3(3-0)

GEO 320Population Geography

3(3-0)

GEO 500Advanced Cartography

3(2-2)

GEO 503Advanced Geographic Information Systems

3(2-2)

GEO 508Applications of Remote Sensing

3(2-2)

GEO 512Quantitative Methods for Spatial Analysis

3(2-2)

PSC 261State and Local Government

3(3-0)

Electives II (0-3 hours)

You may select only one of the following:

GEO 210Landforms

3(2-2)

GEO 310Surface Hydrology

3(2-2)

GEO 334/BIO 334Soil Science

3(2-2)

Electives III (0-3 hours)

You may select only one of the following:

STA 282QRIntroduction to Statistics

3(3-0)

STA 382QRElementary Statistical Analysis

3(3-0)

Total: 36 semester hours