NOTE: Students seeking a BA degree must complete one year college or university study or two years high school study of a single foreign language.
This major of 60 credits is intended for students who wish to develop depth and breadth in a particular portion of geography in preparation for a career or graduate study in geography. Students may choose one of several areas of emphasis within the geography major.
Areas of emphasis include: geotechniques, global and area studies, physical geography, urban and regional planning, and environmental /resource geography. Recommended electives for each of these emphases are listed on the department’s web page. In consultation with a departmental advisor, students may choose a specialization and design a program of component courses which best fits specific career goals and aspirations.