Bachelor of Arts in Geography

This curriculum in geography promotes geographic literacy as an indispensable element in any educational program. It focuses on spatial relationships and the view of the Earth as the home of humankind. Geography readies students for careers in public services, consulting companies, state or federal agencies, utilities and other professions, as well as for graduate studies in geography. Click here to see the courses in geography.

Curriculum in Geography (GEOG)
FRESHMAN YEAR
FALL Hours SPRING Hours
ENGL 1100 English Composition I 3 ENGL 1120 English Composition II 3
MATH 1610 Calculus I 4 COMM 1000 Public Speaking 3
Core History 3 Core Social Science 3
Foreign Language 4 Core Humanities 3
Foreign Language 4
14 16
SOPHOMORE YEAR
FALL Hours SPRING Hours
GEOG 1010 Global Geography 3 GEOG 2020 Physical Geography 3
GEOG 2010 Cultural Geography 3 STAT 2510 Statistics for Biological & Health Sciences 3
Core Literature 3 or
Core Sciences3 4 2010 Statistics for Social and Behavior Sciences
Core Fine Arts 3 Core Sciences3 4
Core Social Sciences or Humanities2 3
Core Social Science  3
16 16
JUNIOR YEAR
FALL Hours SPRING Hours
GEOG 3810 Cartography and Graphics 4 GEOG 5830 Geographic Information Systems 4
GEOG Elective 3 GEOG Electives 3
Core History or Literature1 3 COMP 1000 Personal Computer Applications4 2
Electives 3 Electives 6
13 15
SENIOR YEAR
FALL Hours SPRING Hours
GEOG 5820 Aerial Photography and Remote Sensing4 4 GEOG 4740 Senior Seminar 3
GEOG Electives 6 GEOG Electives 6
Electives 4 Electives 5
UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation5 0
14 14

TOTAL HOURS — 118

1 Students must complete a two-course sequence in either HIST or LIT (for example, World History 1 and 2 or American Lit 1 and 2). For complete HIST and LIT sequence options, see the Bulletin.
2 If a LIT sequence is chosen, this course must be a CORE SOC SCI. If a HIST sequence is chosen, this course must be a CORE HUMANITIES.
3 CORE Science Sequences: BIOL 1020 – BIOL 1030, CHEM 1030/CHEM 1031 – CHEM 1040/CHEM 1041, CHEM 1110/CHEM 1111 – CHEM 1120/CHEM 1121, GEOL 1100 – GEOL 1110, PHYS 1500 – PHYS 1510, PHYS 1600 – PHYS 1610.
4 Elective hours may be substituted upon passing the COMP 1AA0 placement test. See the Computer Science and Engineering Dept. for details.
5 This course must be taken the semester of graduation.

EFFECTIVE FALL 2014

Last updated: 11/20/2014