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2017-2018 University Catalogue 
  
 
  Jan 18, 2018
 
2017-2018 University Catalogue

Geography Major


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For more information about the department, honors/high honors, transfer credit, etc., visit the geography department  page.

Major Requirements


The requirements for the major are as follows:

All of the Following


  • GEOG 245 - Geographic Information Systems and   (completed by the end of the fall semester of the senior year)
  • GEOG 250 - Research Methods (completed by the end of the fall semester of the senior year)
  • GEOG 401 - Seminar in Geography
  • Six additional GEOG electives
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  • Courses taken off-campus cannot be used to fulfill the methods requirement.

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  • In cases where a student is completing a double major and has obtained approval from the geography department chair, one course from the second major may be used to complete the geography major.

GPA Requirement


To qualify with a major in geography, students must have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.00 over all courses taken in the department.

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