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

Geography Major, BA (60 credits)

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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.

Required Courses

  • Department-approved electives Credits: (35)
    Must include one upper-division geography course in each of the five subfields: regional, physical, human, resource, and techniques.

Total Credits: 60

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