Sep 20, 2019  
CURRENT 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
CURRENT 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue

Geography, B.A.


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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 322 , GGY 333 , GGY 335 , GGY 384 , GGY 424 , GGY 426 GGY 428 , GGY 433 , GGY 437 , GGY 473 GGY 491 GGY 494 , GGY 498 , GGY 499 , GLY 390  or OCN 390 .

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


Total: 20 hours


Elective Requirements:


In addition, students must complete a minimum of 23 elective hours consisting of any GGY courses beyond the core, and up to 10 hours from among:

Total: 43 hours


Geography majors are strongly encouraged to pursue a minor or second major, and to carefully select courses that will define their main area of interest.

Additional Information:


GLY 390  or OCN 390  may be repeated once for a total of 4 credit hours.

GGY courses listed as core requirements that are not counted toward the core may count as elective hours.

A “C” (2.00) or better average is required on all courses that count toward the major.

At least 14 hours toward the Geography B.A. must be at the 300-400 levels.

The geography major is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers and to allow for complementary study in allied disciplines. Geography majors are strongly encouraged to pursue a minor or second major, and to carefully select courses that will define their main area of interest.

For example, working closely with an advisor, students may select elective courses tailored to specific areas of interest such as:

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