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 Concentration Roundabout


Environmental Studies Concentration

Lower-level requirements: 29-30 credits

  • Geography 101
  • Geography 102
  • Geography 140
  • Geography 201
  • Geography 211 or Biology 210 
  • Geography 242
  • Geography 252 
  • Geography 253

Note: One of Math 104, 106 or Psyc 110 required for Geog 252; students should plan accordingly

Upper-level requirements: 31-37 credits

  • Geography 311
  • Geography 312 or 343 
  • One of Geography 303, 307, 308 or 317
  • One of Geography 315, 353, 410, 411, 417, 421, 453, 454, Economics 361, Philosophy 318 or Social Cultural and Media Studies 468
  • Geography 433
  • Geography 452 or 470 
  • Any 8 to 12 credits in electives in 300 or 400 level Geography courses


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Geographic Information Systems Concentration

Lower-level requirements: 26 credits

  • Geography 101
  • Geography 102
  • Geography 140
  • Geography 201 or 202
  • Geography 241 or 242
  • Geography 252 
  • Geography 253

          Recommended:
          Computer Information Science 100, 104 or 115

Note: One of Math 104, 106 or Psyc 110 required for Geog 252; students should plan accordingly

Upper-level requirements: 32-33 credits; 45 credits required for BA credential

  • Geography 353
  • Geography 354 
  • One upper level course in physical geography (Geog 302, 303, 304, 307, 308, 315, 317, 402, 410, 417)
  • One upper level course in human geography (Geog 311, 312, 323, 340, 341, 343, 344, 346, 354, 360, 362, 411, 421, 440, 443, 444, 445, 447, 460)
  • Any one additional upper level course in geography
  • Geography 433
  • Geography 452 or 470
  • Geography 453 or 454 

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Note: for information on the GIS Certificate, go to  GIS-Certificate-Information-2017


International Studies Concentration

Lower-level requirements: 29 credits

  • Geography 101
  • Geography 102
  • Geography 140
  • Geography 201 or 202
  • Geography 240
  • Geography 241 or 242
  • Geography 250 or 253
  • Geography 252 

Recommended:
Any one of Anthropology 102, 130, 220, Geography 211, 233, History 115, 210, 236, 265, Latin American Studies 200, Political Science 190, 230, 290, Sociology 205 or 250

Note: One of Math 104, 106 or Psyc 110 required for Geog 252; students should plan accordingly

Upper-level requirements: 32-37 credits; 45 credits required for BA credential

  • One upper level course in physical geography (Geog 302, 303, 304, 307, 308, 315, 317, 402, 410, 417)
  • One of Geography 312, 340 or 343
  • One of Geography 311, 341 or 346
  • One of Geography 362, 421, 443, 447, History 314, 357, 385, 464, Latin American Studies 312, Social Media and Cultural Studies 310, 363 or 463
  • Geography 433
  • Geography 452 or 470
  • Any 8 to 12 credits in electives in 300 or 400 level Geography courses

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Urban Studies Concentration

Lower-level requirements: 25-26 credits

  • Geography 101
  • Geography 102
  • Geography 140
  • Any two of Geography 201, 202 or 211
  • Geography 241
  • Geography 252 
  • Geography 253

             Recommended:
             Biology 106 or Social, Culture and Media Studies 225


Note: One of Math 104, 106 or Psyc 110 required for Geog 252; students should plan accordingly


Upper-level requirements: 32-37 credits; 45 credits required for BA credential

  • Geography 341 or 362
  • Geography 360 or 460
  • One of Geography 303, 307, 317, 401 or 417
  • One of Geography 344, 440, 444 or Sociology 325/Anthropology 325
  • Any 8 to 12 credits in electives in 300 or 400 level Geography courses
  • Geography 433
  • Geography 452 or 470

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Physical Geography Concentration

Note: This is a concentration in physical geography but within the BA Major credential.  Students interested in physical geography, but within the BSc should go to the program requirements for the BSc Major.

Lower-level requirements: 29 credits

  • Geography 101
  • Geography 102
  • Geography 140
  • Geography 201 or 202
  • Geography 211
  • Geography 241 or 242
  • Geography 252
  • Geography 253 

Note: Geog 202 is required for Geog 302, 304 and 402
Note: One of Math 104, 106 or Psyc 110 required for Geog 252; students should plan accordingly

Upper-level requirements: 32 credits; 45 credits required for BA credential

  • Geography 353
  • One upper level course in human geography (geog 311, 312, 323, 340, 341, 343, 344, 345, 346, 354, 360, 362, 411, 421, 440, 443, 444, 445, 447, 460) 
  • One of Geography 302, 304 or 402
  • One of Geography 303, 307, or 308
  • One of Geography 315, 317, 410 or 417
  • One additional course in physical geography (Geog 302, 303, 304, 307, 308, 315, 317, 402, 410, 417)
  • Geography 433
  • Geography 452 or 470

Note: to help plan your Physical Geography Concentration, print your copy or our


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