2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 18, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geography Major, BA

Students who enter the major having completed a laboratory science sequence other than geography may petition the department to waive the GEOG 131 */GEOG 137 * and GEOG 132 * requirements. Students who enter the major with more than 60 hours credit may petition the department to waive the GEOG 101 * or GEOG 121 * requirement.

College Requirements

Arts and Sciences 


Major Requirements

The major consists of 31 hours. No more than 3 hours of GEOG 490  may be counted toward the major.

Select 9 additional hours:

        300-400 level geography courses

Honors Concentration

Students must maintain an overall GPA of 3.25 to graduate with honors. Twelve hours of honors work must be taken, including GEOG 497  and GEOG 498 , under the direction of a faculty mentor. A written final copy of the thesis must be submitted to the Department of Geography. Balance of credit hours may be taken in honors courses or through honors-by-contract arrangements. Students should consult their advisor about participation.