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2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geography, B.A.


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Professors: Shaun Huston, Michael McGlade
Associate professors: Sriram Khé, Mark Van Steeter

Mission

The Geography and Sustainability Department believes that geographic literacy is essential for the lifelong development and professional service of all the university’s students, not merely those majoring or minoring in the discipline. We aim to provide a learning environment in which students will have structured opportunities to develop expertise in geography and to also achieve the institutional Undergraduate Learning Outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain important elements of geographic thought and practice.
  2. Interpret the interrelationships between people, space and place.
  3. Analyze human-environment relations.

Core Courses


Geographic Thought and Practice


People, Space and Place


Human-Environment Relations


Capstone


Electives in Geography Credits: 20


  • Take any additional twenty (20) credits in Geography (GEOG). Consult with your advisor regarding scheduling and selection of courses that align with your needs and interests.

Intellectual and Experiential Breadth Credits: 6-8


  • Complement your program of study in Geography with one (1) of the following:
    • Language Study Credits: 6-8 (in a second or additional language)
    • Tools and Methods Credits: 6-8 (consult with you advisor regarding selection of appropriate courses)
    • Non-geography Electives Credits: 6-8 (consult with your advisor regarding selection of appropriate courses)
    • International Experience Credits: 6-8 (consult with you advisor regarding possible programs, including study abroad, international internships or field schools, and credit options)
    • Special Individual and Applied Studies Credits: 6-8 (consult with your advisor regarding details and credit options, which may include practica, internships or independent research)

Total Credits: 70-72


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