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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

Geography, B.A.


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Computer Requirement:


To satisfy the computer requirement for the B.A. degree in geography a student must successfully complete GGY 220 .

Oral Communication Requirement:


To satisfy the oral communication requirement for the B.A. degree in geography a student must successfully complete GGY 495 .

Applied Learning Requirement:


To satisfy the applied learning requirement for the B.A. degree in geography a student must successfully complete one of the following courses: GGY 333 , GGY 335 , GGY 384 , GGY 422 , GGY 424 , GGY 426 , GGY 433 , GGY 437 , GGY 473 , GGY 478 , GGY 491 , GGY 498  or GGY 499 .

Requirements for a Major in Geography for the B.A. Degree:


Total: 17 hours


Options:


In addition,students must complete a minimum of 17 hours within a chosen option, 9 hours outside of the option, at least one laboratory class (**), and at least one regional class (***). At least 14 hours must be above the 299 level.

Option 1. Applied Geography:


This option is designed for students who are interested in careers as planners, remote sensing, GIS specialists, and historic preservation.

Option 2. Human Geography:


This option is designed for students who are interested in careers as regional specialists, international business officials, and social scientists.

Option 3. Physical Geography:


This option is designed for students who are interested in careers as climatologists/meteorologists, geomorphologists, and hydrologists.

Total: 43 hours


Additional Information:


A “C” (2.00) or better average is required on all courses taken within the department and on all required courses above the 199 level in the department.

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