BA/BS Major in Geography
Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Geography
|General Education Component|
|Area I (Written Composition) 1||6|
|Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)||12|
|Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)||11|
|Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)||12|
|Major Core Requirements:|
|GE 102||Global Environments and Societies 2||3|
|GE 111||Physical Geography: Weather and Climate 2||4|
|or GE 111H||Honors Physical Geography: Weather and Climate|
|GE 112||Physical Geography-Landforms 2||4|
|or GE 112H||Honors Physical Geography: Landforms|
|GE 184||Digital Earth||3|
|GE 260||People, Place, and Culture||3|
|GE 300W||History and Philosophy of Geography||3|
|GE 384||Geographic Information Systems||4|
|Select one Regional Geography course||3|
|Experiential Learning 4||3|
|Prescribed Supporting Courses|
|Select one Microcomputer Course 3||3|
|Select one Statistics Course||3|
|Additional Geography Electives||21|
The Geography degree requires 21 additional hours of upper division Geography courses
A minor or second major is not required for the Geography major.
|General Elective hours, if required, to bring total to 120|
For the BA degree, 6 hours of a required foreign language at the introductory level.
These courses are required in the major if not completed as part of the General Education component
Fulfills computer literacy requirement.
Experiential Learning includes: Field Courses, Study Abroad, Internships, Co-ops, Geography Capstone Project, and Service learning, or other courses for which 80% of course credit derives from field activities as determined by the department Chair.