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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Geography and Spatial Sciences

Geography - All Concentrations BA Four-Year Plan

First Year
ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition   GEOG 102 - Human Geography  
GEOG 101 - Physical Geography  and GEOG 111 - Physical Geography Laboratory  or GEOG 152 - Climate and Life   GEOG 103 - Topics in Human-Environment  or GEOG 120 - World Regional Geography  
GEOG 271  or GEOG 300  or GEOG 372   Mathematics Requirement*
Foreign Language Requirement (1/2) Foreign Language Requirement (2/2)
First Year Seminar Breadth Requirement (1/11)
Credits: 15 Credits: 17
Second Year
GEOG 271  or GEOG 300  or GEOG 372   Concentration Requirement (2/4)*
Concentration Requirement (1/4)* Breadth Requirement (4/11) (should satisfy Multicultural Requirement)
Breadth Requirement (2/11) Breadth Requirement (5/11)
Breadth Requirement (3/11) Free Elective (GEOG 271  or GEOG 300  or GEOG 372  recommended) (2/13)
Free Elective (1/13) Free Elective (3/13)
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Third Year
Concentration Requirement (3/4)* Concentration Requirement (4/4)*
Discovery Learning Requirement Breadth Requirement (Science Breadth) (8/11)
Breadth Requirement (6/11) Free Elective (directed research suggested) (5/13)
Breadth Requirement (7/11) Free Elective (6/13)
Free Elective (4/13) Free Elective (7/13)
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Fourth Year
Breadth Requirement (9/11) GEOG 445 - Capstone in Geography  (Capstone and Second Writing Requirement)
Breadth Requirement (10/11) Free Elective (10/13)
Breadth Requirement (Science Breadth) (11/11) Free Elective (11/13)
Free Elective (directed research suggested) (8/13) Free Elective (12/13)
Free Elective (9/13) Free Elective (13/13)
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Total Credits: 124
     * See program page for approved courses.

Disclaimer: Four-Year Plans are a Departmental suggestion of how a student could complete this degree in four years (eight semesters). Students may opt to take courses in the summer or winter sessions. These plans do not take into account additional requirements brought on by minors or other majors. A Four-Year Plan is subject to change from year-to-year given the resources and focuses of the Department.  It is the student’s responsibility to meet with his or her assigned advisor at least once a semester to monitor progress and ensure that he or she is on track to graduate on time. This document is intended as a supplemental advisement tool to be used in conjunction with in-person advisement and the UDSIS Degree Audit.  Students should direct any questions or concerns regarding degree progress to their advisor or Academic Assistant Dean.