Feb 04, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geography B.A./B.S.

Students of geography may pursue a traditional major in geography, a geography minor, or choose the geography-pre-planning option. The bachelor of science or the bachelor of arts degree may be earned.

Although the major requirements for the BA or BS degrees are the same, college requirements differ as described earlier in the College of Arts and Sciences section .

Students may pursue a general program in geography or choose to develop a concentration in either environmental studies or community studies. Other concentrations may be developed to reflect the particular interests of a student. For example, a student may earn a teaching licensure [Inactive]while working toward a degree in geogra
Another curriculum leads to the bachelor of science degree in secondary education: Earth and Space Science (EDESC ); Social Studies (EDSST ) Teacher Liensure Programs; or Second Teaching Field in Secondary Education is available to students who have successfully completed an approved full licensure program in another teaching area. These optional programs give individuals the opportunity to teach in more than one area. These options lead to full licensure in the subject or subject area for grades 7 through 12.

Bachelor’s degree requirements

One course from two of the following three groups: (6 credit hours)

Courses may not be used to meet other geography major requirements.

Geography electives: (12 credit hours)

  • Three credit hours must be at the 700 level Credits: (3)


May be used as a geography elective

Total credit hours required for graduation: (120)