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Geography, Environmental Planning Track, MS

  • Field course at the Great Lakes

    Choose Courses Covering Field Skills, Law, and More

    Students in this track attain the theoretical, practical, and policy knowledge necessary to become an environmental planner. You'll select courses that focus on the environment, choosing classes that you are the most passionate about such as conservation, climatology, physiography, law, and policy. You can also gain valuable field skills by taking courses in remote sensing, GIS, and field techniques.

    Core Program (9cr)

    • GEOG 610 - Research in Geography and Regional Planning 3 cr
    • GEOG 612 - Quantitative Techniques in Geography and Regional Planning 3 cr
    • GEOG 614 - Thought and Philosophy in Geography and Regional Planning 3 cr

    Environmental Planning Track (15cr)

    Five courses from among the following:

    • GEOG 515 - Remote Sensing 3cr
    • GEOG 516 - Introduction to GIS 3cr
    • GEOG 540* - Conservation: Environmental Analysis 3cr
    • GEOG 541 - Climatology 3cr
    • GEOG 542 - Physiography 3cr
    • GEOG 558 - Land Use Law 3cr
    • GEOG 564 - Land Use Policy 3cr
    • GEOG 617 - Field Techniques in Geography and Planning 3cr
    • GEOG 625* - Environmental Planning 3cr