Curriculum for Geography (BA): Environment and Society specialization
Sample Four Year Plan for the Bachelor of Arts in Geography [doc]: You will need Microsoft Word to view this file.
Required Courses (9 hours)
- GEOG 3800: Geographical Perspectives on Environment and Society
- GEOG 4101: Undergraduate Research and Professionalization Seminar*
- GEOG 4100: Geographic Inquiry OR GEOG 5100: Spatial Data Analysis**
Required Electives (complete all categories)
1. Physical Geography courses: Choose three (9-10 hours)
- GEOG 2800: Our Global Environment OR GEOG 2960: Introduction to Physical Geography
- GEOG 3980: Biogeography: An Introduction to Life on Earth
- GEOG 3900: Global Climate Change: Causes and Consequences OR GEOG 3901H: Global Climate and Environmental Change
2. Human Geography courses: Choose three (9 hours)
- GEOG 3702: Life and Death Geographies: Global Population Dynamics
- GEOG 3597.03: Environmental Citizenship
- GEOG 5402: Land Use Geography
- GEOG 5700: Geography of Development
- GEOG 5751: New Worlds of Latin America
- GEOG 5801: Environmental Conservation
- GEOG 5802: Globalization and Environment
3. Methods courses: Choose two (6 hours)
- GEOG 5100: Spatial Data Analysis
- GEOG 5200: Cartography and Map Design
- GEOG 5201: GeoVisualization
- GEOG 5210: Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems
- GEOG 5212: Spatial Database Design for GIS
- GEOG 5225: Geographic Applications of Remote Sensing
- GEOG 5226: Spatial Simulation and Modeling
*Geography 4101 is an upper-division course meant to be taken in the third or fourth year of study; offered AU semester only.
**Geography 4100 is a capstone course meant to be taken in the last year of study; offered SP semester only.
The General Education Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree are available on the College of Arts and Sciences website.
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