Community and Environmental Planning

Bachelor of Arts - Geography; Community & Environmental Planning Concentration

College Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 43

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.5

Note: An internship is strongly recommended.

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

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
Community and Environmental Planning Concentration13-20
Community and Environmental Planning Core
Community and Environmental Planning Methods
Community and Environmental Planning Electives
General Ed Mathematics3
Total Hours49-56

Introduction to Geography

Rule: Must 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

Select at least one of the following: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: Must complete all of the following courses

Minimum Required Grade: C-

10 Total Credits Required

Geographic Methods

GPHY 284Intro to GIS and Cartography3
GPHY 385Field Techniques3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Mathematics/Statistics

STAT 2164
Total Hours4

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper Division Systematic Geography

Rule: Must complete the following subcategories of courses

9 Total Credits Required

Physical Geography

Select at least one of the following: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.

Select at least one of the following:3
Economic Geography of Rural Areas
Sustainable Cities
Food and Famine
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Human Environment Interaction

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

Select at least one of the following:3
Water Policy
Mountains and Society
Human Role Environmental Change
Cultural Ecology
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Capstone

Rule: Seniors must complete the following course

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

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

Select one of the following:3
Water Policy
Cultural Ecology
senior thesis / capstone
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Community and Environmental Planning Concentration

Rule: Must complete the following subcategories

13-20 Total Credits Required

Community and Environmental Planning Core

Rule: Must complete both courses

GPHY 465Planning Principles & Processes3
GPHY 466Environmental Planning3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Community and Environmental Planning Methods

Rule: Must complete at least 1 of the following course/lab combinations

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

Select one of the following: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

Rule: Must complete at least 3 courses from the following courses:

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

  1. GPHY 468/GPHY 469 - 4 cr
  2. GPHY 486/GPHY 489 - 4 cr

Other courses can count towards CEP electives.

  • GPHY 323S and GPHY 421 can be used to satisfy upper division requirements in 'Geography and Society'
  • GPHY 335 and GPHY 432 can be used to satisfy upper division requirements in 'Human Environment Interaction.'
Select at least three of the following:9
Economic Geography of Rural Areas
Water Policy
Sustainable Cities
Human Role Environmental Change
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-


General Ed Mathematics

Note: Students are encouraged to take M 115. Students who successfully complete M 122, M 171, or M 172 also meet the degree specific Gen Ed Mathematics requirement. Gen Ed credits do not count towards degree credits.

Select 3 credits from the following:3
Probability and Linear Mathematics
College Algebra
Precalculus
Applied Calculus
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-