Environmental Management Track

The environmental management track focuses on the political, economic, cultural, legislative, and ethical aspects of environmental issues and prepares the student for a career in environmental management and decision-making.

Program Description

Official Catalog page for Environmental Management Specialization

Prerequisites (22 Hours)

BSC 1005/L General Biology for Non-Majors/Lab
BOT2010/L General Botany/Lab (4)
CHM2045/L General Chem 1/Lab (4)
CHM2046/L General Chem 2/Lab (4)
MAC1140 Precalculus Algebra (3)
STA2023 Elements of Statistics (3)

Choose 1:
GEO1200/L Physical Geography/Lab (4)
GLY2010/L Physical Geology/Lab (4)

Core Courses (38 Upper-Level Hours)

GEO3250/L Weather & Climate/Lab (4)
GEO3260/L Geography of Soils/Lab (4)
GEO4280/L Basic Hydrology/Lab (4)
GEO4316/L Landscape Biogeography/Lab (4)

EVR3894 Environmental Writing (3)
GEO4164 Geostatistics (3)
GIS3015/L Cartographic Skills/Lab (4)
GIS4035 Photo Interpretation & Remote Sensing/Lab (4)
GIS4043/L Intro to GIS/Lab (4)

EVR4941 Practicum or GIS4944 GIS Internship
GEO4332 Senior Seminar (1) 

Environmental Management Core Courses (22-Upper Level Hours)

EM Core Courses
GEO3372 Conservation of Natural Resources (3)

EM Electives
Choose 1:
ECO3003 Principles of Economic Theory and Public Policy (3)
ECP4302 Environmental Economics and Policy (3)

Choose 1:
GEO4221/L Coastal Morphology & Processes/Lab (4)
GLY3031C Environmental Geology/Lab (4)
PCB4043/L Ecology/Lab (4)

Choose 1:
GIS4048 Applications in GIS (3)
GIS4071 Methods & Techniques (3)

Choose 1:
EVR4870 Land-Use Management (3)
EVR4412 Environmental Aspects of Urban Growth (3)
GEO4333 Seminar in Environmental Issues (3)

Choose 1:
EVR4035 Environmental Law (3)
EVR4823 Environmental Impact Assessment (3)

+ any upper-level course with prefix of EVR, GEA, GEO, or GIS (3)