Geography, Bachelor of Science
Offered by Department of Geography
|Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)||12|
|Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)||12|
|Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 1||6|
|Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional||0|
|BS Science-related course requirements|
|Complete all required courses||3|
|Complete all required courses||32|
|Minor or 2nd Major|
|Complete all required courses 2||24|
|Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum||31|
|Total Credit Hours||120|
|Geography Core Requirements|
|GEOG 101||Physical Geography I: The Atmosphere 3||4|
|GEOG 102||Physical Geography II: The Lithosphere 3||4|
|GEOG 104||World Regional Geography 3||3|
|GEOG 106||Human Geography 3||3|
|GEOG 206||Geography of the United States and Canada 3||3|
|Select 1 of the following:||3|
|GIScience Principles and Concepts|
|Working with GIScience and Spatial Analysis|
|Remote Sensing of the 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|
|Select 9 credit hours of GEOG 300-GEOG 499 4||9|
|Total Credit Hours||32|
Designated courses with the appropriate content may be approved to satisfy one of the Broad Knowledge requirements plus LOPER 9 or Broad Knowledge plus LOPER 10. Courses may be approved to satisfy LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone. (Courses satisfying LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone must be 3 credit hours.) Students applying this option will need to take additional hours in other categories to meet the required GS hours.
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.