2015-16 Degree Plan

Geography, BS

College of Arts & Sciences: Department of Geography
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 16 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
GEOG 101: Physical Geography 3 C
GEOG 105L: Physical Geography Laboratory 1 C
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
Mathematics Core 3 C
Fine Arts Core 3 C
Humanities Core 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 31 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
GEOG 102: Human Geography 3 C
GEOG 281: Introduciton to Maps and Geospatial Information 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Second Language Core 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 46 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
GEOG 195: Humans Role in Changing the Face of the Earth 3 C
GEOG 3** or 4** (Environmental Studies) 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220 3 C
Physical and Natural Science Core 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 62 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
GEOG 381L: Introduciton to Geographic Information Systems 4 C
GEOG *** (Physical Requirement) 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 78 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
GEOG 481L: Map Design and Geovisualization 4 C
GEOG *** (Elective) 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Humanities Core 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 93 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
GEOG 4** (GIS) 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 6 C
2nd Major Requirement or UPper Division Elective 3 C
Any Elective 3 D-
Term Hours: 15
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 108 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
GEOG 4** (GIS) 3 C
GEOG 471: Applied Geography Seminar 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 D-
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Any Elective 3 D-
Term Hours: 15
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 120 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
GEOG 4** (GIS) 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 6 C
Term Hours: 12
Degree Plan Notes
  • Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average for admission to and graduation from the College of Arts and Sciences. Minimums listed for the individual courses do NOT meet the cumulative minimum.

  • CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220s
    CJ 130: Public Speaking
    ENGL 219: Tech & Professional Writing
    ENGL 220: Expository Writing
    PHIL 156: Reasoning & Critical Thinking