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Academics: Geography major

Investigation of physical and cultural landscapes and their resulting interactions in the context of a Christian world view.

Admission to the major

Students must have completed at least 2 courses in geography with a minimum average grade of C (2.0) before they may be formally admitted to the major program.

Required courses

GEOG 120 - Earth Systems
GEOG 190 - Colloquium
GEOG 200 - People, Place and Community
GEOG 210 - Human Impacts on the Environment
GEOG 230 - The Global Economy
GEOG 252 - Geomorphology
GEOG 261 - Cartography and GIS
GEOG 290 - Seminar
GEOG 310 - Urban Geography
GEOG 380 - Seminar in Geographic Thought

One cognate course from the following:

MATH 132
MATH 143
MATH 171
PSYC 255

Electives

Departmentally approved electives to bring total credit hours to at least 36 hours, including one elective at the 300-level:

GEOG 110 - World Regions
GEOG 240 - Latin America
GEOG 241 - United States and Canada
GEOG 242 - Africa
GEOG 250 - Meteorology
GEOG 251 - Oceanography
GEOG 322 - Coastal Geomorphology
GEOG 351 - City and Regional Planning
GEOG 361 - Advanced GIS
GEOG 385 - Internship in Geography
GEOG 390 - Independent Study
GEOG 395 - Research in Geography
ENST 302 - Environment and Society
An approved interim course