Community and Environmental Planning

Bachelor of Arts - Geography; Community & Environmental Planning Concentration

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 43 - 56

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.5

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

Introduction to Geography7
Regional Geography Course3
Methods10
Geographic Methods
Mathematics/Statistics
Upper-Division Systematic Geography9
Physical Geography
Geography and Society
Human Environment Interaction
Capstone1
Upper-Division Writing3
Mathematics Requirement
Community and Environmental Planning Concentration13-20
Community and Environmental Planning Core
Community and Environmental Planning Methods
Community and Environmental Planning Electives
Total Hours46-53

Introduction to Geography

Complete all of the following courses:
GPHY 111NIntro to Physical Geography3
GPHY 112NIntro to Phys Geography Lab1
GPHY 121SHuman Geography3
Total Hours7

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Regional Geography Course

Complete one of the following courses:3
Geography of World Regions
Glacier National Park in Winter
Montana
Africa
The Middle East
North America
Crown of the Continent
Regional Geography (Multiple Regions)
Field Studies in Geography
High Asia
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Methods

Rule: Complete all of the following subcategories. 10 total credits required.

Geographic Methods

Complete all of the following courses:
GPHY 284Intro to GIS and Cartography3
GPHY 385Field Techniques3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Mathematics/Statistics

Complete the following course:
STAT 2164
Total Hours4

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Systematic Geography

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 9 total credits required.

Physical Geography

Complete one of the following courses:3
Weather and Climate
Biogeography
Global Mountain Environments
Geomorphology
Mountain Field Study
Advanced Physical Geography
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Geography and Society

Note: GPHY 323S and GPHY 421 count simultaneously toward Upper Division Systematic Geography and CEP electives.

Complete one of the following courses:3
Economic Geography of Rural Areas
Sustainable Cities
Food and Famine
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Human Environment Interaction

Note: GPHY 335,  GPHY 432, and GPHY 433 count simultaneously toward Upper Division Systematic Geography and CEP electives.

Complete one of the following courses:3
Water Policy
Mountains and Society
Human Role Environmental Change
Community Resilience
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Capstone

Note: Seniors must enroll in GPHY 400 in fall, attend GPHY 500 in fall, and complete course requirements in final semester.

Complete the following course:
GPHY 400Geography Capstone1
Total Hours1

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Writing

Note: GPHY 335 or GPHY 433 will also count toward the upper-division core requirements and CEP Electives.

Complete one of the following courses:3
Water Policy
Community Resilience
Senior Thesis
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Mathematics Requirement

Note: Students are encouraged to take M 115. Students who successfully complete M 122M 171, or M 172 also meet the degree specific Mathematics requirement. 

Complete one of the following courses:3
Probability and Linear Mathematics
College Algebra
Precalculus
Applied Calculus
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Community and Environmental Planning Concentration

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 13-20 total credits required.

Community and Environmental Planning Core

Complete all of the following courses:
GPHY 465Planning Principles & Processes3
GPHY 466Environmental Planning3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Community and Environmental Planning Methods

Note: GPHY 468 must be taken together with GPHY 469. GPHY 486 must be taken together with GPHY 489.

Complete one of the following courses:4
Community & Regional Analysis
and Planning & Analysis Laboratory
Transport, Planning & GIS
and Cartography/GIS Laboratory
Total Hours4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Community and Environmental Planning Electives

Note: If not previously taken to fulfill CEP Methods, the following courses can be selected as electives:

Other courses can count towards CEP electives.

Complete three of the following courses:9
Economic Geography of Rural Areas
Water Policy
Sustainable Cities
Human Role Environmental Change
Community Resilience
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-