Bachelor of Science, Major in Geography, Geo-spatial Information Sciences

Bachelor of Science, Major in Geography, Geo-spatial Information Sciences
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
MATH 1369Elementary Statistics3
PHIL 2303Critical Thinking (or PHIL 3372 or MATH) 13
8 hours (2 courses) of Life and Physical Sciences (beyond the Core Curriculum)8
Major
Introductory Geography (choose 2 of the following)6-7
People, Place and the Envrnmt
Weather and Climate 2
World Reg Geo-Eur Asia Aust
Reg Geo-Lat Am Africa So Asia
Human or Environmental Geography (choose one of the following)3
Physical Geography
Environmental Geography
Cultural Geography
Core of Concentration
GEOG 2464Intro to Geographic Info Sys4
GEOG 4365Applied Geographic Info Systms3
GEOG 3363Computer Cartography3
GEOG 4361Geographic Information Systems for Public Health3
GEOG 4468Remote Sensing4
Applied Cognate (Choose two of the following)6-7
Sustainable Development
Economic Geography
Urban Geography
Population Geography
Transportation Geography
Geomorphology
Advanced Geography Electives3
Geography Electives3
Minor (required)18
Electives 39
Total Hours121-123
1

PHIL 2303 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).

2

GEOG 1401 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) OR the degree specific requirement for Life and Physical Science. 

3

Electives should be used to meet the 120 SCH and 42 advanced hour requirements.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area II 3ENGL 130213
Component Area IX 4HIST 130133
ENGL 130113MATH 13693
Introductory GEOG Courses26-7PHIL 2303 (or MATH)3
 POLS 230543
 16-17 15
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
HIST 130233Component Area V 3
Life and Physical Sciences 4Minor Course3
POLS 230643Life and Physical Science 4
GEOG 24644GEOG 43653
 GEOG 43613
 14 16
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IV 3GEOG Elective3
Component Area III 4Component Area III 4
Elective53Minor Course6
GEOG 3301 or 33503GEOG 33633
Minor Course3 
 16 16
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area VIII 3Elective56
GEOG Applied Cognate Course63Minor Course3
Minor Course3GEOG Advanced Elective3
GEOG 44684GEOG Applied Cognate Course63-4
 13 15-16
Total Hours: 121-123
1

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communications).

2

INTRODUCTORY GEOG courses: GEOG 1321, GEOG 1401, GEOG 2355, GEOG 2356, or GEOG 2341. GEOG 1401 also satisfies Core Curriculum Area III (life and physical sciences)

3

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).

4

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).

5

 Electives should be used to get to 120 SCH and 42 advanced hours

6

GEOG Applied Congregate Courses: GEOG 3310, GEOG 4331, GEOG 4356, GEOG 4357 GEOG 4359 GEOG 4432