The Departments of Marine and Environmental Sciences and Landscape Architecture provide an education in basic environmental science and landscape architecture-related disciplines.
This combined major provides students an opportunity to obtain the fundamental scientific background and practical training to tackle environmental and landscape-related issues. The program seeks to prepare students for advanced studies or careers in fields of urban planning, urban design, sustainable development, environmental consulting and/or other fields focusing on the interactions among landscapes, the built environment, human societies, and overall climatic impacts.
-Explain how to apply the scientific method as it relates to the environment and its inhabitants, including anthropogenic effects
-Communicate research results to both scientific and non-scientific audiences
-Learn how to critically read and interpret the primary literature within the field
-Collect, analyze and interpret data.
-Describe how societal actions impact the environment
-Explain the processes that form and shape the Earth’s physical environment
-Produce environmental design planning and management proposals based on sound analysis of contextual conditions
-Articulate disciplinary knowledge in verbal, written, graphic and digital formats
-Integrate into design planning and management actions awareness of the historical, theoretical, economic, social, technological and ecological factors that shape the built and natural environments
-Apply landscape stewardship principles and politics to the analytic design, planning and management of urban and regional environmentsView University Course Catalog
Environmental Science and Landscape Architecture, BS Requirements
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Resources for Current Students
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