Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
    
    May 26, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Geography, B.S.


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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the geographic dimensions of social and/or physical patterns, relations, processes, and environments
  • Demonstrate competence in acquiring, evaluating, and analyzing geographic data
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of a specific geographical question
  • Demonstrate an ability to analyze data geographically
  • Demonstrate an ability to construct and present an argument based on evidence

Requirement


Core: 60 Hours


Core Areas A-E: 42 Hours


  

  • Area A must have MATH 1113  or higher
  • Area D must have Option II

Area F: 18 Hours (*: If not taken in Core Areas A-E)


MATH credits from Areas A and D 1-2 Hours

1000-2000 level courses from GEOG, CS, BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS 6-8 Hours

Major: 60 Hours


All majors complete both the Geography Core and one of three concentrations: General Geography, Environmental Sustainability, or Geographic Information Science. (Students in the GIS concentration cannot minor in GIS.)

Geography Core: 16 Hours


All majors must complete the following courses, including 3 hours of GEOG 4083.

General Geography Concentration: 44 Hours


Required Courses: 15 Hours

Select any 3000/4000 level GEOG courses.

3000/4000 Level Electives: 8 Hours

Select from any 3000/4000 level courses except PWLA.

Additional Electives and/or Minor: 21 Hours

Environmental Sustainability: 44 Hours


Required Courses: 9-15 Hours

Required Approved Courses: 9 Hours

3000/4000 level courses in any discipline as approved by advisor.

3000/4000 Level Electives: 5 Hours

Select from any 3000/4000 level courses except PWLA.

Additional Electives and/or Minor: 15-21 Hours

Geographic Information Science: 44 Hours


Required Courses: 8 Hours

3000/4000 Level Electives: 3 Hours

Select from any 3000/4000 level courses except PWLA.

Additional Electives and/or Minor: 21 Hours

Major: 60 Hours


Total: 120 Hours


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