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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog
University of North Texas
   
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geography, BS


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Degree Requirements

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 Science degree as specified in the “General University Requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Arts and Sciences  requirements (excluding foreign language).

Major Requirements:


Five advanced topics courses selected from:


Groups A, B and C. GEOG 4900  and GEOG 4920  can be applied to the techniques group, topics Group A, topics Group B or topics Group C. At least three courses must be selected from one group and two courses from the remaining groups.

Group C – Archaeology:

Other Course Requirements:


Foreign Language Requirement:


Completion of two of the following course groups. The two course groups (four courses in total) substitute for the foreign language requirement of the Arts and Sciences degree requirements.

Group I – Computer Programming and Information Systems:


Any two of the following:

Group II – Mathematics:


Two courses (excluding MATH 1350 ), each at least 3 hours, in addition to the college requirement for meeting the Arts and Sciences degree requirements.

Group III – Physical and Natural/Life Science:


Two advanced level courses, each at least 3 hours, in physics, chemistry or biology, subject to approval by the geography undergraduate advisor. Group III courses may be from different departments (for example, one in physics and one in chemistry).

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 Arts and Sciences.

Concentrations:


Students who wish to concentrate in earth science should select three courses from Group A and two courses from Group B; students who wish to concentrate in regional science should select two courses from Group A and three courses from Group B; students who wish to concentrate in archaeology should select three courses from Group C and two courses from Group A and/or Group B.

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