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  Feb 23, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog (August 2017 - July 2018)

Geography (BS)

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The objective of the geography program is to provide an understanding of the interrelationships between people and their cultural and physical environments. Factual information is combined with geographic theories to identify, through critical thinking, the spatial relationships found on the Earth’s surface. Attention is also given to the geographic tools and techniques used to analyze the natural and human patterns found on the Earth’s surface.

Students seeking the Bachelor of Science degree may earn a major or a minor in geography as outlined below. Note required grade average in Department of Social Sciences.

Core Requirements

The degree of Bachelor of Arts, with a major in geography, requires successful completion of 120 semester hours, including (1) the General Education Program  ; (2) the geography program listed below; and (3) a program of electives or a minor as worked out with the student’s adviser. Students are encouraged to enroll in modern language courses. Junior/Senior students may also complete a 3-to-6-hour internship subject to the approval of the geography faculty.  A minimum 2.00 GPA required for major.

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