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Geography Minor

Geography, Urban, Environmental & Sustain Studies
College of Liberal Arts
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2015
  • Required credits in this minor: 19
The geography minor provides students with a strong interdisciplinary minor that augments any degree program that considers both human and physical aspects of the world. A minor in geography goes hand-in-hand with degrees in biology, education, environment & sustainability, environmental education, geology, history, international studies, political science, and sociology.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
1. Students who want to minor in geography and major in Geographic Information Science must follow the fall 2013 degree requirements or later. Following these requirements addresses the overlapping of courses for both programs.
Lower Division Core (10 cr)
Geological sciences majors (B.A. or B.S.) with a geography minor must take GEOG 1414 or GEOL 1110. This is also applicable for students with a geography major and geological sciences minor. Geography minors who take GEOG 1414 must take an additional GEOL elective. Geological sciences minors who take GEOL 1110 must take GEOG 4451.
GEOG 1304 - Human Geography [LE CAT6, LECD CAT06, SOC SCI] (3.0 cr)
GEOG 1414 - Physical Geography [LE CAT4, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN] (4.0 cr)
GEOG 2552 - Introduction to Maps and Geospatial Information [LE CAT2, LOGIC & QR] (3.0 cr)
Electives (9 cr)
Take at most 3 credit(s) from the following:
· GEOG 1xxx
· GEOG 2xxx
Take 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· GEOG 3xxx
· GEOG 4xxx
· GEOG 5xxx
· FORS 3167 - GEOG 3167 Cultural Geography of Iceland (3.0 cr)
· FORS 3205 - GEOG 3205 Mapping in Belize (3.0 cr)
· FORS 3800 - COMM 3800/GEOG 3800 Grassroots Activism in India (4.0 cr)
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