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B.A. Major in Geography

Requirements for the B.A. in Geography

The B.A. in Geography degree requires 24 credits in 2000-level or above geography courses and 12 credits of related course work taken in other departments. Geography B.A. majors complete a basic core of courses before beginning advanced work in their special areas of interest.


Suggested Courses Prior to the B.A. major:


Geography B.A. Major Requirements:

B.A. majors complete a basic core of three courses:

  • GEOG 2100 – Economic Geography or GEOG 2200 – Introduction to Human Geography
  • GEOG 2300 – Introduction to Physical Geography
  • one methods course (choice of GEOG 2500 – Introduction to Geographic Information Systems or GEOG 2510 – Visualizing Geographic Data or GEOG 3110 – Locational Analysis or GEOG 3500Q – Geographic Data Analysis or GEOG 3510 – Cartographic Techniques


B.A. majors must take 15 additional credits at the 2000-level or above in Geography, including at least one “W” course, in consultation with their departmental advisor.


Each student, in conjunction with a departmental advisor, has the flexibility to tailor a program to his or her individual objectives.



updated: 12-08-2017