Geography

Major

30 semester hours of geography, at least 18 of which must be upper-division, including

  1. An 18 hour core requirement consisting of
    1. Geography 301C and one other course in physical geography
    2. Geography 305 and one other course in human geography
    3. Two geography courses in methods/techniques
  2. At least nine semester hours in one of the following tracks:
    1. Geographic information science
    2. Cultural geography
    3. Sustainability
    4. General geography (designed for students who do not wish to specialize at the undergraduate level)
    5. Urban geography
    6. Earth science
    7. Landscape ecology and biogeography

Courses used to fulfill the core geography requirement may not be counted toward the completion of a track. Lists of courses that fulfill the core geography requirement and of courses in each track are available in the Department of Geography and the Environment.