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Wilderness Management and Outdoor Recreation Planning Major, B.A.S.

For students transferring to Bemidji State University with a Wilderness Management A.S. from Vermilion Community College.

Note: Asterisked (*) courses have prerequisites not included in this major or require consent of instructor.

I. Required Core Courses

GEOG 1224 Introduction to Map Use (3 credits)
GEOG 2200 Introduction to Human Geography (3 credits)
GEOG 2225 Aerial Photography and Remote Sensing (3 credits)
GEOG 2231 Geographic Information Systems (3 credits)
GEOG 2232 Techniques in Geographic Information Systems (3 credits)
GEOG 2300 Economic Geography (3 credits)
GEOG 2400 Introduction to Planning (3 credits)
GEOG 3226 Cartography (3 credits)
GEOG 3300 Geography and Planning of Outdoor Recreation (3 credits)
*GEOG 3310 Land Use Analysis and Planning (3 credits)
GEOG 3520 Site and Resource Analyses in Outdoor Recreation Planning (3 credits)

Subtotal 33 Credits

II. Required Courses in Related Fields

ANTH 1110 Cultural Anthropology (3 credits)
*BIOL 2610 General Ecology (3 credits)
*BUAD 3351 Management (3 credits)
*ECON/ENVR 3040 Environmental Economics (3 credits)
or ED 3257 Introduction to Environmental Education and Interpretation (3 credits)
ENGL 2150 Technical Writing (3 credits)
or ENGL 3150 Writing in the Disciplines (3 credits) (junior status required)
GEOG/BIOL 3630 Conservation Biology (3 credits)
SOC 1104 Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)
SPCM 1100 Public Speaking (3 credits)
XXXX 2925 People and the Environment: Topic Section (3 credits)

Subtotal 27 Credits

III. Suggested Electives

GEOG 1400 World Regional Geography (3 credits)
GEOG 3410 Geography of the United States (3 credits)
*GEOG 4110 Advanced Physical Geography (3 credits)
or GEOG 4190 Field Geography (3 credits)
Any GEOG 38xx course (3 credits)

Total Semester Credits Required for Major 60 Credits

A Total of 128 Semester Credits is Required for a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree


SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR WILDERNESS MANAGEMENT AND OUTDOOR RECREATION PLANNING MAJOR, B.A.S.

The following is a list of required courses, arranged by year, for the Wilderness Management and Outdoor Recreation Planning Major, B.A.S. This schedule is intended to help student plan their courses in an orderly fashion.

Freshman/Sophomore

Wilderness Management A.S. degree from Vermilion Community College

Junior

ANTH 1110 Cultural Anthropology
ENGL 2150 Technical Writing
or ENGL 3150 Writing in the Disciplines
GEOG 1224 Introduction to Map Use
GEOG 2200 Introduction to Human Geography
GEOG 2225 Aerial Photography and Remote Sensing
GEOG 2300 Economic Geography
GEOG 2400 Introduction to Planning
GEOG 3226 Cartography
GEOG 3300 Geography and Planning of Outdoor Recreation
SOC 1104 Introduction to Sociology
SPCM 1100 Public Speaking

Senior

BIOL 2610 General Ecology
BUAD 3351 Management
ECON/ENVR 3040 Environmental Economics
or ED 3257 Introduction to Environmental Education and Interpretation
ENGL 2925 People and the Environment: American Nature Writers (preferred)
or XXXX 2925 People and the Environment: Topics Section
GEOG 2231 Geographic Information Systems
GEOG 2232 Techniques in Geographic Information Systems
GEOG 3310 Land Use Analysis and Planning
GEOG/BIOL 3630 Conservation Biology


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