Geography, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Geography

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses 12
Select one course numbered 188 3
Aesthetics 3
Humanities 6
Social Sciences 6
Natural Sciences 7
Analytical and Quantitative Thought 0
Wellness 0
Needed to reach 27 credit hour minimum in Distribution5
Select one course numbered 388 3
BS Science-related course requirements
Complete all required courses3
Elementary Statistics
Major Option
Complete all required courses32
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 124
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum16
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Geography Core Requirements
GEOG 101Physical Geography I: The Atmosphere 24
GEOG 102Physical Geography II: The Lithosphere 24
GEOG 104World Regional Geography 23
GEOG 106Human Geography 23
GEOG 206Geography of the United States and Canada 23
Select 1 of the following:3
Map Investigation
Geographic Information Systems - Principles and Concepts
GIS - Working with GIS and Spatial Analysis
Remote Sensing of Environment
Select 3 credit hours of the following:3
Geographical Techniques and Thought
Applications of Geographic Information Systems
Special Topics in GIS, Spatial Analysis and Remote Sensing
Geography Requirements
Select 9 credit hours of GEOG 300-GEOG 499 39
Total Credit Hours32

A minor or second major is required for a complete degree program. The number of required electives needed to reach 120 total credit hours overall will depend upon the specific program chosen.


Coursework may fulfill some General Studies requirements. Work closely with advisor.


Except GEOG 388.