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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: Semester 1
  • GEOG 190 - Colloquium: Semester 2
  • GEOG 200 - People, Place and Community
  • ENST 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 - Calculus for Management, Life, and Social Sciences
  • MATH 143 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • MATH 171 - Calculus I
  • PSYCh 255 - Statistics and Research Design

Electives

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

  • GEOG 110 - World Regions
  • GEOG 181 - First Year Research in Earth Sciences: Dunes (first year students only)
  • GEOG 241 - United States and Canada
  • GEOG 242 - Africa
  • GEOG 250 - Meteorology
  • GEOL 251 - Oceanography
  • GEOG 295 - Special Topics in Geography
  • 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

 

 

Requirements for the Geography minor.