Total credits required to complete major: 42-44
The Developing World
Field Experience or an approved study abroad/study away field course including ENVR 268: Landscapes and Liveli- hoods in Central Appalachia and GEOG 269: Geographic Field Studies in Western Canada
Statistics in Geography
Introduction to Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
One intermediate physical geography course from GEOG 220, 230
One intermediate human geography course from GEOG 201, 250, 274
One intermediate regional geography course from GEOG 259, 261, 262, 263, 265, 266
Advanced Geography Electives
Three advanced geography courses from GEOG 330, 331, 333, 340, 348, 350, 352, 355, 370, 371, 376, 377, 382, 385, 387, 388*
*A total of 3 credits in any of the following courses may be applied to the
Advanced Geography Elective requirement from GEOG 386, 395, 397, 399
Minimum Competence Requirement
A grade of C– or better is required for all geography courses used in fulfillment of the major.
Department Writing Requirement
The department’s writing requirement has been incorporated into GEOG 374 Geographic Thought, required of all Geography Major seniors. Majors must meet the writing require- ment criteria in order to pass the course. For further information, please contact your advisor or the Department Chair. For information on writing requirements for “double” or “triple” majors consult the Undergraduate Bulletin under “Multiple Majors” or the Office of the Dean of Curriculum and Academic Services.
The Department offers a semester long study abroad program in The Netherlands. The pro- gram, offered at the University of Groningen, is open to junior and senior geography majors. Students receive 12-15 credits. Instruction is in English. Other study abroad opportunities are available. For additional information contact the Geography Department.