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Geography major

This section specifies the major discipline requirements only. Information on additional Bachelor of Arts requirements can be found here.

Lower-level requirements: 22 credits

Course Title Credits
GEOG 101 Weather and Climate 4
GEOG 102 Evolution of the Earth’s Surface 4
GEOG 140 Introduction to Human Geography 3
GEOG 201 Introduction to Climatology  
or GEOG 202 Introduction to Geomorphology 4
GEOG 241 Social Geography  
or GEOG 242 Economic Geography 3
GEOG 253 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 4

Upper-level requirements: 32 credits

Course Title Credits
GEOG 352 Explanation in Geography: Quantitative Methods 4
One course: Physical geography (GEOG 302, 304, 307, 317, 401, or 402) 4
One course: Human geography (GEOG 311, 341, 343, 344, 345, 346, 354, 360, 362, 411, 443, 444, 445, or 447) 4
GEOG 433 Geography of Selected Regions 4
GEOG 452 Field Methods and Techniques  
or GEOG 470 Field Studies in Geography 4-5
One Geography 300/400-level 2-5
One Geography 300/400-level 2-5
One Geography 300/400-level 2-5

Note: No more than eight of the required 32 credits may be in Directed Studies/Directed Readings (GEOG 480, GEOG 482, GEOG 483, GEOG 484).
 

Geography extended minor

This section specifies the extended minor discipline requirements only. Information on additional Bachelor of Arts requirements can be found here.

Lower-level requirements: 21–23 credits

Course Title Credits
GEOG 101 Weather and Climate 4
GEOG 102 Evolution of the Earth’s Surface 4
GEOG 140 Introduction to Human Geography 3
GEOG 253 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 4
Plus:    
Any two other 200-level geography courses 6-8

Upper-level requirements: 16 credits

    Credits
Upper-level geography courses 16

Note: No more than four credits may be in Directed Studies/Directed Readings courses.
 

Geography minor

This section specifies the minor discipline requirements only. Information on additional Bachelor of Arts requirements can be found here.

Lower-level requirements: 13–15 credits

Course Title Credits
GEOG 101 Weather and Climate  
or GEOG 102 Evolution of the Earth’s Surface 4
GEOG 140 Introduction to Human Geography 3
Plus:    
Any two 200-level geography courses 6-8

Upper-level requirements: 16 credits

    Credits
Upper-level geography courses 16

Note: No more than four credits may be in Directed Studies/Directed Readings courses.

Fees and additional costs

See the Fees and Other Costs section. Additional fees for course field trips and miscellaneous lab materials will apply to all students enrolled in Geography programs.

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.


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