Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
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Geography (BA) (Environmental Planning)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: See degree requirements.

Cr. First Semester Cr. Second Semester
320.101 Composition I3General Education Group A (Humanities)
or General Education Group A (Humanities) or 20.101 Composition I
341.105 Env Issues & Choices (Req)325.103 Public Speaking (Req)
3General Ed Group C (Nat. Sci. & Math)351.107 Natural Disasters (Suggested Group C)
344.120 U.S. Government (Req)340.120 Prin Econ I (Suggested Group B)
341.101 World Physical Geography (Req)3Free Elective (41.102 World Cultural Geography Suggested as Diversity Course)
109.100 Optional University Seminar
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
341.242 Map Use and Analysis (Skills Elective)341.358 Environmental Cons (Major Elective)
351.100 Environmental Geology (Req)341.264 Applied Cartography (Skills Elective)
353.141 Intro to Statistics (Req)341.240 Writing Environmental Careers (Req)
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Education Group C (Nat. Sci. & Math)3General Education Group C (Nat. Sci. & Math)
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills
16Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
341.250 Elements of Planning (Req)341.302 Land Resources Mgmt (Req)
341.360 Principles of GIS I (Req.)341.304 Environmental Valuation (Major Elective)
341.301 Water Resources Management (Req)341.350 Advanced Planning (Req)
3General Education Group A (Humanities)341.380 Dams, Reservoirs & Rivers (Major Elective)
3Free Elective2Free Elective
15Total Semester Credits14Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh Semester (Summer)Cr.Eighth Semester
1241.497 Internship Urban/Env. Planning (Req)441.303 Soil Resources Mgmt (Major Elective)
341.498 Applied Planning Seminar (Req)341.386 U. S. Public Lands (Major Elective)
  3Free Elective (41.361 Prin of GIS II suggested)
  3Free Elective
15Total Semester Credits13Total Semester Credits


The sequence of General Education courses is an example only; they may be taken in any order.

Consult advisor for current schedule of department electives.

The department suggests 05.291 Hiking, Backpacking & Orienteering as Fitness/Recreation Course.

This program includes several recommended General Education and Free Elective choices; consult advisor.

Two Courses selected for the Major, General Education OR Free Elective must also quality as Diversity courses. See list of Diversity Courses and consult advisor.

41.102 World Cultural Geography may be taken as a Free Elective & counts as a Diversity Course.