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

Department of Geography and Spatial Sciences

Geography Education BA Four-Year Plan

First Year
ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition       HIST 104 - World History since 1400   
Foreign Language 106 (4cr.) Foreign Language 107 (4cr.) 
Human Geography Elective   Human Geography Elective    
First Year Seminar  HIST 206 (3cr.) 
ECON 101 - Introduction to Microeconomics    ECON 103 - Introduction to Macroeconomics  
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
Second Year
GEOG 101  & GEOG 111  or GEOG 152 - Climate and Life     GEOG 103 - Topics in Human-Environment   
MATH 113 - Contemporary Mathematics  or MATH 114 - College Mathematics and Statistics                             Group A Breadth (3cr.) 
POSC 150 - Introduction to American Politics    GEOG 200+ Elective (3cr.) 
Group A Breadth (3cr.)  POSC Elective (3cr.) 
GEOG 200+ Elective (3cr.)  ECON Elective (3cr.) 
Credits: 16 Credits: 15
Third Year
GEOG 271 - Introduction to Geographic Data Analysis    GEOG 372 - Introduction to GIS   
GEOG 300+ Elective (3cr.)  GEOG 300+ Elective (3cr.) 
EDUC 413 - Adolescent Development and Educational Psychology    EDUC 414 - Teaching Exceptional Adolescents   
HIST Elective (3cr.)  EDUC 419 - Diversity in Secondary Education   
Group A Breadth (3cr.)  Group B Breadth (3cr.) 
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Fourth Year
EDUC 420 - Reading in the Content Areas    GEOG 445 - Capstone in Geography   
HIST 491 - Planning a Course of Instruction    HIST 493 - Problems in Teaching History and Social Sciences  
EDUC 400 - Student Teaching    POSC Elective (3cr.) 
  GEOL 105 - Geological Hazards and Their Human Impact  & GEOL 115 - Geological Hazards Laboratory  
  Open Elective (3cr.) 
Credits: 9-18 Credits: 16
Total Credits: 124

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. This document is not intended to replace advising. 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. Students can also utilize the Degree Audit in UDSIS to monitor their progress.