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Agriculture and Food Systems 020
Animal Science 067
Biochemistry 115
Bioenvironmental Engineering 117
Biological Sciences 119
Biotechnology 126
Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources 216
Entomology 370
Environmental and Business Economics 373
Environmental Engineering 366
Environmental Planning 573
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Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior 374
Environmental Sciences 375
Exercise Science 377
Food Science 400
Landscape Architecture 550
Marine Sciences 628
Meteorology 670
Microbiology 680
Nutritional Sciences 709
Plant Biology 776
Public Health 832
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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Programs of Study Environmental Planning 573  

Environmental Planning 573

Degree: B.S.

Director: Frank Gallagher (gallagher@sebs.rutgers.edu)


Managing Department Webpage: http://landarch.rutgers.edu


The Environmental Planning curriculum provides a broad educational experience emphasizing an understanding of planning and management of the physical and cultural environments. The program strives to consider our relationship with the land, in an effort to foster ethical planning solutions. A program that promotes sustainability regardless of location, strives for social equity, and envisions a post-industrial landscape that provides ecological services.

Environmental Planning Major:  The environmental planning curriculum provides a broad educational experience emphasizing an understanding of planning and management of the physical and cultural environments. The program strives to consider our relationship with the land, in an effort to foster ethical planning solutions. The program promotes sustainability regardless of location, strives for social equity, and envisions a postindustrial landscape that provides ecological services.

Environmental Planning Minor:  Environmental planning requires the integration of environmental information into the planning process and is concerned with the protection and enhancement of environmental systems while meeting demands for growth and development. This minor is intended for students from any discipline, who are interested in pursuing professional careers in environmental planning and related areas. It also provides a basis for graduate and professional studies. An environmental planning certificate program is also available for students in other programs of study as well as all minors of this major. View course requirements for minor.

Environmental Geomatics Minor:  Environmental geomatics synthesizes a number of concepts and techniques, including remote sensing, spatial analysis, geographic information systems (GIS), and global positioning systems (GPS) that are used to improve the planning and management of natural resource systems. These techniques include the development of complex spatial databases from a wide range of data sources and the application of this information to solve environmental problems. The minor is intended for students interested in pursuing professional careers in environmental planning/management, remote sensing, and geomatics, and provides a basis for graduate and professional studies. An environmental geomatics certificate program also is available for students in other programs of study as well as all minors of this major. View course requirements for minor.

Green Technologies Minor:  As individuals, businesses, and communities seek solutions to pressing environmental concerns, the green technology minor is positioned as an emerging source of innovation, entrepreneurialism, and action towards the development of sustainable land use practices. This minor seeks to provide students with a broad-based education in preparation for careers in landscape-related industries such as contracting, maintenance, nursery production, and garden-center operations. While covering pragmatic issues associated with the maintenance and management of gardens and properties, the curriculum also gives students opportunities to study best practices and new approaches to on-site stormwater management, energy production, and healthy ecological systems. View course requirements for minor.

Urban Forestry Minor:  Urban and community forestry is the fastest growing segment of the forestry profession, especially in the northeast, where the total expenditure of time and money on community forestry (nursery, planting, pruning, removals, and line clearance) exceeds that spent on woodlands. This certificate is designed to provide students with the necessary credentials for employment by providing the fundamental knowledge and expertise required for this field. View course requirements for minor.

 
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