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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geography Major (32 hours)


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Geography is concerned with the occurrence, distribution, and interrelationships of the earth’s physical and social elements. Geography is unique in that it is both a physical and social science. Our majors prepare students for employment opportunities in both the public and private sectors (in environmental analysis and management, geospatial technologies, and economic analysis) and for graduate study in law, management, urban and regional planning, education, and other biophysical and social sciences, as well as in geography.

Required Core (18 hours)


Concentration Requirements (6 - 8 hours)


Students should select from one or more of the following concentrations:

Environmental Analysis and Resource Mangement (6 hours)


Geographic Information Science (8 hours)


Economic and Regional Geography (6 hours)


And


One of the following regional geography classes:

Electives (6 - 8 hours)


The remaining 6 to 8 hours may be selected from any of those listed above or any other geography course offered at the 2000-level or above as approved by the Department of Geography undergraduate advisor.

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