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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geography, B.S.


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The Geography major offers two undergraduate degrees: a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Science with Grades 7-12 Social Studies Certification .

All students complete a core within Geography that provides a broad background in the discipline and prepares them to complete the Geography degree. The Bachelor of Science emphasizes proficiency in human geography and human/environment interactions and develops skills in geospatial technologies. Students are encouraged to develop an individualized program of study with their adviser. The Bachelor of Science with Grades 7-12 Social Studies Certification prepares future social studies teachers through a multi-disciplinary curriculum comprised of social science and education courses.

University Core Requirements (42 hours)


Communication (6 hours)


Mathematics (3 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses.

Additional Information


Accompanying lab must be taken in the same semester.

Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses.

Creative Arts (3 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses.

U.S. History (6 hours)


Government/Political Science (6 hours)


Social Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses. GEOG 1303   recommended. 

Additional Information


GEOG 1303  recommended to meet this requirement.

Public Speaking (3 hours)


Component Area Options (3 hours)


Two 1-hour Life and Physical Science Labs are required co-requisites for the chosen science courses.

College Core Requirements (3 hours)


Core Requirement (3 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses.

Additional Information


A grade of “C” or better is required for WRIT 3306  or WRIT 3307 .

Major Requirements (39 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses. (3 hours)


Methodology courses (12 hours)


Additional courses (3 hours)


Any 3300/4300-level course chosen from ARTS, COMM, HIST, HUMN, LITR, PHIL, or WRIT. Courses should be selected in consultation with faculty adviser. 

Electives (36 hours)


Courses should be selected in consultation with faculty adviser.

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