Areas of Study
Bachelor of Arts in Geography
The BA with a major in geography requires 30 semester hours, which include the following:
- 12 hours of required courses
- At least six hours of courses with the regional designation (GEOG 305XX)
- At least six hours of courses with the systematic designation (GEOG 307XX)
- Six hours of electives, selected from any upper-division geography courses.
No grade lower than C can be applied to the major.
Bachelor of Science in Geography
The BS with a major in geography requires 42 semester hours, plus associated requirements of six hours, which include the following:
- Six hours of required courses
- 15 hours of foundational courses
- A minimum of three hours from GIS courses
- A minimum of 12 hours of other upper-division geography courses
- A minimum of nine hours of electives selected from two groups:
- Urban with social focus
- Earth and environmental sciences
- Six hours of electives, selected from any of the upper-division courses listed in the BS degree plan.
No grade lower than C- can be applied to the major. A minor is not required.
Minor in Geography
The minor in geography requires the following:
- 18 semester hours, including GEOG 10003 and 20013
- Nine semester hours of upper-division geography courses
- Three semester hours from GEOL 10113, 30113 or 40493.
No grade lower than C can be applied to the minor.
See the course catalog for a complete list of course offerings and descriptions.