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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Geography, BA


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A Bachelor of Arts with a major in geography gives you the knowledge and skills to study and address environmental problems associated with population growth, urban sprawl, climate change, natural disasters and public health. This degree is highly marketable and offers an advantage in an increasingly competitive job market.


Degree requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Arts with a major in geography.

Hours required and general/college requirements


A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  requirements.

Major requirements, 36 hours


A minimum grade of C is required in all major courses to graduate with a major in the department.

Other courses in the major


One techniques course; one course from topics Group A; three courses from topics Group B; and three electives from any techniques/topics group(s).

GEOG 4900 and GEOG 4920 can be applied to the techniques group, topics Group A or topics Group B.

Other course requirements


Minor


Optional.

Electives


Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

Other requirements


A minimum grade of C in all major courses is required for graduation.

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