Bachelor of Science, Major in Geography (Human Geography)

Bachelor of Science, Major in Geography (Human Geography)
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 MATH or PHIL 3372) 13
8 hours of life and physical science (beyond the Core Curriculum)8
Major
Environmental Geography (one of the following)3-4
Weather and Climate 2
Physical Geography
Environmental Geography
Human Geography
GEOG 3350Cultural Geography3
Select two of the following:6
People, Place and the Envrnmt 3
World Reg Geo-Eur Asia Aust 4
Reg Geo-Lat Am Africa So Asia 4
Core of Concentration (select 5 of the following)15
Sustainable Development
Tourism Geography
Economic Geography
Urban Geography
Population Geography
Transportation Geography
Cultural Field Study
Geographic Techniques - Select one the following:3-4
Geo-Spatial Technology
Intro to Geographic Info Sys
Computer Cartography
Geographic Information Systems for Public Health
Applied Geographic Info Systms
Remote Sensing
Advanced Geography Electives3
Geography Electives3
Electives10
Minor (required)18
Total Hours120-122
1

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

2

 GEOG 1401 satisfies four semester credit hours of the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science).

4

 GEOG 1321 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).

4

GEOG 2355 or GEOG 2356 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture).

First Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
Component Area II 3Component Area III 4ENGL 130213
Component Area IX 1HIST 130143 
ENGL 130113Life and Physical Science4 
GEOG 1401, 3301, or 234123-4MATH 13693 
HUMAN GEOG course33  
 13-14 14 3
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
Component Area V 3GEOG Techniques Course63-4 
HUMAN GEOG Course33Minor Course3 
HIST 130243PHIL 2303 (or MATH)3 
Life and Physical Science4POLS 230653 
POLS 230553  
 16 12-13 
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
Component Area IV 3Component Area III 4 
Component Area VIII 3Component Area IX 3 
GEOG 33503Major Concentration Core Course73 
Major Concentration Core Course73Minor Course6 
Minor Course3  
 15 16 
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
Electives7Elective3 
GEOG Advanced Elective3Major Concentration Core Course76 
Major Concentration Core Course73GEOG elective3 
Minor Course3Minor Course3 
 16 15 
Total Hours: 120-122
1

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

2

 GEOG 1401 also satisfies Core Component Area III OR degree specific requirement for Life and Physical sciences

3

HUMAN GEOG Courses: GEOG 1321, GEOG 2355 GEOG 2356. GEOG 1321 also satisfies Core Curriculum Area VIII.  GEOG 2355 or GEOG 2356 also satisfies Core Curriculum Area IV.

4

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

5

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

6

 Geographic Techniques Courses: GEOG 2364 GEOG 2464, GEOG 3363, , GEOG 4361, GEOG 4365, GEOG 4468.

7

Major Concentration Core Courses: GEOG 3310, GEOG 3352, GEOG 4351, GEOG 4356 GEOG 4357, GEOG 4359, GEOG 4360