Environmental Planning and Management Concentration

This curriculum prepares students for professional positions in environmental planning and management. Objectives are to enable students to:

  1. Understand principles and practices of environmental planning and management
  2. Analyze United States’ environmental policies as they relate to environmental planning
  3. Apply tools and techniques for preparing and implementing effective environmental plans
  4. Evaluate effectiveness of environmental management plans

Degree Requirements

Core Requirements
ENS 551 Environmental Natural Sciences 4
ENS 552 Environmental Social Sciences and Humanities 4
ENS 553 Research Methods in Environmental Science 4
Concentration Courses
ENS 403 Transportation: Problems and Planning Procedures 4
or ENS 501 Land Use and Environmental Planning
ENS 404 Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems 4
or ENS 503 Advanced GIS Applications
ENS 587 Natural Resources: Policy and Administration 4
Elective Courses
Select electives in consulation with academic advisor. 12
Closure – Choose 1 4
Thesis
Graduate Project
Capstone Closure
Total Hours 40