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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geography Major, BA (45 credits)

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.

All students who wish to major in geography must:

  1. Have a 2.25 minimum GPA in all coursework taken up to the time of admission.
  2. Apply for acceptance into the geography major.
  3. Upon acceptance into the program, meet with their assigned advisor to develop a major contract;
  4. Earn a C or better grade in each of the courses in their major contract.

The major of 45 credits is recommended for students who wish to develop a broad knowledge of geography yet retain the overall flexibility to prepare themselves for a variety of employment opportunities or graduate study. Students taking this major are required to have a second major.

Required Courses

  • Department-approved electives Credits: (20)
    Must include an upper-division geography course in each of the five subfields: regional, physical, human, resource, and techniques.


Total Credits: 45