Geography (B.S.)

This program is offered through the College of Science. Required course work includes the university requirements (see regulation J-3) and:

Note: Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all Geography courses.

ENGL 313Business Writing3
or ENGL 317 Technical Writing
GEOG 100Physical Geography3
GEOG 100LPhysical Geography Lab1
GEOG 165Human Geography3
GEOG 200World Regional Geography3
GEOG 313Global Climate Change3
GEOG 385GIS Primer3
GEOG 390Cartographic Design & Geovisualization3
GEOG 489Capstone Preparation1
GEOG 493Senior Capstone in Geography3
STAT 251Statistical Methods3
Select one of the following:3-4
Pre-calculus Algebra and Analytic Geometry
Survey of Calculus
Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
Select 3 credits from the following in human geography:3
Urban Geography
Business Location Decisions
Global Economic Geography
Geography of Development
Population Dynamics and Distribution
Political Geography
Rural Development
Select 3 credits from the following in physical geography:3
Meteorology
Climatology
Biogeography
Climate Change Ecology
Select one course from the following in human-environment interactions:3
Natural Hazards and Society
Land, Resources, and Environment
Climate Change Mitigation
Societal Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Change
Field Techniques
Select 6 additional credits in Geography courses, for a total minimum number of 36 credits in Geography6
Total Hours47-48

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree

Students interested in obtaining more depth in any of the departmental focus areas (Geographic Information Science (GIS), spatial analysis, physical science and the environment, regional/global development) are encouraged to discuss with their advisor recommended courses in Geography and other departments appropriate to those depth areas.