Environmental Geography and Sustainability
Environmental Geography and Sustainability is intended for students who want a broad background in the social and environmental sciences that relates to applied environmental management.
Description: Environmental Geography and Sustainability focuses on the interactions between people, government policies, natural resources, and the environment.
Career examples: Sustainability consultant, environmental manager, eco-educator, community organizer, environmental regulator, and more. See information from the United Nations on Green Jobs here.
Skills/Techniques: gather/evaluate/analyze social and ecological data, stakeholder involvement, policy assessment, environmental problem-solving.
- GEOG 320 (3) Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
- GEOG 330 (3) Physical Climatology
- GEOG 424 (3) Sustainable Development
- GEOG 436 (3) Natural Hazards
- GEOG 470 (3) Contemporary Issues in Environmental Studies
- 2 additional 400-level GEOG courses, such as
- GEOG 421 - Urban Sustainability
- GEOG 429 - Local and Organic Food
- GEOG 439 - Global Climate Change
- GEOG 480 - Internship in Geography