Environmental Science and Planning General Program (BS)

The program in Environmental Science and Planning is designed to provide training in the analysis, planning and management of natural resources and land use in urban, rural and wilderness environments. Graduates of this program are prepared to compete for employment in both the private and public sectors or to go on to graduate school in various environmental fields, remote sensing, GIS, urban planning, regional planning, landscape architecture, law, public administration, or policy studies.

Prerequisites.  GEO 115  or GEO 116 ; BIO 111 ; MTH 120 , CSC 121  (if needed), CSC 122 ; RPL 260  (16-17 credits).

Requirements. Sixty-two to 63 credits, as follows:

  1. Science Foundations. (23 credits).
    GEO 150 , GEO 151 , GEO 265 , GEO 272 , GEO 282 , GEO 331 , GEO 372 .
  2. Techniques. (17 credits).
    GEO 203 , GEO 304 ; RPL 370 , RPL 371 , RPL 485  or RPL 486 .
  3. Planning Applications. (15 credits).
    GEO 285 ; RPL 311 , RPL 312 , RPL 411  or RPL 472 , RPL 476 .
  4. Research Methods. (7-8 credits).
     GEO 297 , GEO 490 , GEO 491 .
  5. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Science  degree, including General Education requirements .

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