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)
FR F S Course Name F S
ENGL 1100 1120 English Composition I & II 3 3 C
MATH 1610   Calculus I 4 ** C
      Core History  3 ** C
COMM   1000 Public Speaking ** 3 S
Core Social Science * 3 C
Core Philosophy 1 ** 3 C
      Foreign Language I & II 4 4 S
      Total Credits 14 16
SO          
Core Literature 3 ** C
      Core Social Science ** 3 C
      Core Social Science or Humanities 2 ** 3 C
Core Science 3 4 4 C
Core Fine Arts 3 ** C
STAT 2010 Statistics for Beharvioral Sciences ** 3 S
or or
2510 Statistics for Biology & Health Sci.
GEOG
1010
  Global Geography 3 ** M
GEOG 2010   Cultural Geography 3 ** M
GEOG   2020 Physical Geography ** 3 M
      Total Credits 16 16
JR          
GEOG 3810   Cartography and Graphics 4 ** M
GEOG   5830 GIS ** 4 M
Core History or Literature 4 3 ** C
COMP 1000 Personal Computer Applications 5 ** 2 S
      Geography Elective 3 3 M
      Elective 3 6 E
      Total Credits 13 15
SR          
GEOG 5820   Remote Sensing 4 ** M
      Geography Elective 6 6 M
      Electives 6 8 E
      Total 16 14

TOTAL HOURS — 120

1 Choose from PHIL 1010, 1020, 1040, 1050, 1060, 1070, 1080, 1090, or 1100
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 1020-1030, CHEM 1030/1031-1040/1041, CHEM 1110/1111-
1120/1121, GEOL 1100/1110, PHYS 1500/1510, PHYS 1600/1610
4 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.
5 Elective hours may be substituted upon passing the COMP 1AAO placement test. See the 
Computer Science and Engineering Dept. for details.

Last updated: 08/08/2013