Aug 13, 2022  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog (August 2013 - July 2014) 
    
2013-2014 Academic Catalog (August 2013 - July 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geography with an emphasis in Cartography and Geographic Information Systems (BA)


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Geography


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 Arts degree may earn a major or a minor in geography as outlined below. Note required grade average in the Division 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 Program of General Studies ; (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 foreign language courses. Junior/Senior students may also complete a 3-to-6-hour internship subject to the approval of the geography faculty.

Nine hours of regional studies courses (GEOG 250)


  • GEOG 250 (Choice of course title) (3)
  • GEOG 250 (Choice of course title) (3)
  • GEOG 250 (Choice of course title) (3)

Additional Information


This concentration will prepare students for careers and graduate work in Cartography and Geographic Information Systems.

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