Natural Disasters is an emphasis on naturally occurring disasters and their scientific nature including prediction, preparedness and response. This concentration is available on-campus.
Take two courses from the following:
- GEOG 1030 Our Dynamic Planet: Introduction to Physical Geography
- GEOL 1010 Environmental Geology
- GEOG 1050 Human-Environment Geography
Take two courses from the following to reach a 15-hour minimum:
- GEOG 3440 Nebraska Natural Resource Management
- GEOG 3510 Meteorology (optional GEOG 3514 Meteorology Lab)
- GEOG 4010 Conservation of Natural Resources
- GEOG 4260 Process Geomorphology
- GEOG 4320 Climatology
- GEOG 4330 Soil Genesis, Morphology & Classification
- GEOG 4340 Water Resources
- GEOG 4350 Global Climate Change
Within the Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management, students choose two concentrations. Several concentrations that pair well with Natural Disasters include: Aviation Administration, Fire Service Management, Logistics Management, Nonprofit Management and Public Health.
A minor in Geography is also available; for more information, see the Emergency Management and Disaster Science Academic Advisor.