Geography Major, Environmental Studies Concentration (B.A.)

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.

Program Requirements

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Geography Major Courses
EAES 101Planet Earth4
EAES 170World Geography3
EAES 210Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing3
EAES 281Introduction to American Urban Studies3
EAES 390Research Methods3
EAES 497Senior Seminar Geography3
MATH 109Statistics3
Concentration Requirements
EAES 160The Human Environment3
EAES 230Hydrology3
EAES 460Environmental Law3
EAES 370World Resources and Industries3
or ECON 300 World Resources and Industries
EAES 341Principles of Soil Science3
or EAES 385 Urbanization and Environment
EAES 310Geographic Information Systems (GIS)3
or EAES 311 Fundamentals of Remote Sensing of Environment
Select one of the following Natural Science sequences:8
Principles of Biology II
and Introduction to Ecology
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry II
Select one of the following Social Science Policy sequences:6
Introduction to Law
and Legal Research
Applied Macroeconomics
and Applied Microeconomics
Major Electives
Select a minimum of 6 credits from the list:6
Human Geography
Geomorphology
Understanding Weather and Climate
Aerial Photograph Interpretation
Introduction to Marine Sciences
Geography of East and Southeast Asia
Land and Life in Latin America
Principles of Land Use
Urban Design and Architecture: American Cityscape
Urban Georgraphy
Energy Transitions: A Global Dependence
Climatology
Field Geography
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Fundamentals of Remote Sensing of Environment
Environmental Geochemistry
Fluvial Geography
Geohydrology
Hydroclimatology
Principles of Soil Science
Environmental Policy
Geopolitics
Historical Geography of the United States
Historical Geography of the United States
Geography of South Asia
Geography of New Jersey
Geography of Sub-Sahara Africa
Geography of the Middle East
Transportation
Urban Field Studies
Urbanization and Environment
People and Cities: Comparative Urban Studies
Quantitative Methods in Geography and Urban Studies
Geo-Ecology
Meteorology
Advanced Topics in GIScience
Human Impact on the Coastal Zone
Environmental Economics
Urban Planning
Independent Study in Geography
Internship
Pro-Seminar in Earth and Environmental Studies
Total Credits60