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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2015–2017 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Programs of Study Environmental Planning and Design 573 Graduation Requirements for the Major  

Graduation Requirements for the Major


Students matriculating prior to the fall semester 2015 in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) must complete the SEBS general education requirements. In addition, students majoring in environmental planning and design must complete the major requirements described below.

Students matriculating fall 2015 or after and transfer students matriculating in 2016 and after must complete a goal-based Core Curriculum in place of general education requirements. The goal-based core is described here: http://sebs.rutgers.edu/core. Courses are certified for the Core Curriculum by a faculty committee. A current list of certified courses can be found here: http://sebs.rutgers.edu/core. Environmental planning and design major requirements are as described below.

For an up-to-date description of environmental planning and design major requirements, courses, and course sequences please refer to the program webpage at http://landarch.rutgers.edu/programEPDundergrad.html.


Major Requirements for all Students Regardless of Matriculation Date

Proficiency in Environmental Planning and Design (57-81 credits)

A. REQUIRED COURSES (15)

Quantitative Skills (4)

  01:640:115  Precalculus College Mathematics (4) or equivalent

Professional Ethics

Ethical aspects of environmental planning and design are incorporated into several upper-level courses through the use of case studies and applied problems.

Additional Requirements (11)

  11:573:231  Fundamentals of Environmental Planning (3)

  11:573:232  Fundamentals of Environmental Geomatics (3)

  11:573:233  Fundamentals of Environmental Geomatics Laboratory (1)

  11:216:351  Principles of Ecology (4) or 11:216:332  Plant Ecology (4)

B. OPTIONS (40.5-73)

1. Landscape Planning (52-60)

Required courses (19-20)

  11:550:221 Introduction to Site Design (3) or 11:550:231  Introduction to Environmental Design I (5)

  11:573:444  Watershed Management (3)

  11:550:232  Introduction to Environmental Design II (5) or two of the following courses (6): 11:550:230  Environmental Design Analysis (3); 11:550:330  History of Landscape Architecture (3); 10:975:316  Urban Design and Site Planning (3)

  11:670:202  Elements of Climatology (3) or 11:670:306  Weather, Climate, and Environmental Design (3)

Electives (33-40)

 Five additional courses from the following (15):

  11:573:409  New Jersey Planning Practice (3)

  11:573:411  Environmental Planning and the Development Process (3)

  11:573:413  Open Space Planning and Management (3)

  11:375:351  Land Planning and Utilization (3)

  10:762:250  Introduction to Urban Housing (3)

  10:762:305  Principles of Public Policy (3)

  10:762:306  Principles of Urban Planning (3)

  10:762:315  Designing Cities (3)

  10:762:316  Urban Design and Site Planning (3)

  10:762:335  Administrative Issues in Environment and Land-Use Planning (3)

  10:762:420  GIS for Public Health and Planning (3)

  10:762:444  American Land (3)

  10:762:474  Tourism Planning (3)

  10:762:478  History of Planning Thought (3)

  10:762:481  Housing and Economic Analysis (3)

Adviser-approved course(s) in planning

An additional concentration, minor, or certificate program selected from the following (18-25):

Approved Minor Programs (18-25)

   Agroecology (21-24)

   Environmental and Business Economics (21-23)

   Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior (18)

   Geography (18)

   Marine Sciences (18)

   Meteorology (19)

   Natural Resource Management (20-25)

   Plant Science (18-20)

Individualized 18-24 credit concentrations may be developed with the approval of the student's adviser. Students must obtain adviser approval for individualized concentrations during the first semester of the junior year.

2. Environmental Geomatics (40.5-55)

Required courses (25.5-28)

  01:960:401  Basic Statistics for Research (3) or equivalent

  11:573:362  Intermediate Environmental Geomatics (3)

  11:573:369  Analytical Methods for Environmental Geomatics (3)

  11:573:371  Air-Photo Interpretation (3)

  01:450:355  Principles of Cartography (4) or 11:573:322  Land Measurement and Mapping (3)

  11:573:444  Watershed Management (3)

  11:573:462  Advanced Environmental Geomatics (3)

  11:573:474  Advanced Remote Sensing (3)

  11:670:202  Elements of Climatology (3) or 11:670:306  Weather, Climate, and Environmental Design (3)

An additional concentration, minor, or certificate program selected from the following (15-27):

Approved Minor Programs (18-27)

   Agroecology (21-24)

   Entomology (19-26)

   Environmental and Business Economics (21-23)

   Environmental Policy, Institutions, and  Behavior (18)

   Geography (18)

   Marine Sciences (18)

   Meteorology (18)

   Natural Resource Management (20-25)

   Plant Science (18-20)

   Science and Agriculture Teacher Education (24-27)

Individualized 18-24 credit concentrations may be developed with the approval of the student's adviser. Students must obtain adviser approval for individualized concentrations during the first term of the junior year.

3. Urban Forestry

Required Courses: 19 credits, 6 courses

11:705:456  Trees and the Environment (3)

11:216:351  Principles of Ecology (4) or 11:216:332  Plant Ecology (4)

01:119:103  Principles of Biology (4)

11:776:391  Diseases of Insects and Ornamental Plants (3)

11:216:403  Urban Forestry (3)

11:216:365  Arboriculture (3)

Unspecified Electives

In addition to courses meeting the above requirements, students can take any other courses offered by the university, for which they meet the course eligibility requirements, to bring their total number of credits to the minimum of 128 required for graduation.


 
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