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Geography - Requirements for the Minor

Geography Program | Course Descriptions

Supporting Courses, 6 credits required

  • GEOG 250          Displays of Geographic Information, 3 credits

One of these:

  • EARTH SC 202  Physical Geology, 4 credits
  • GEOG 102          World Regions and Concepts:  A Geographic Analysis, 3 credits
  • GEOG 202          Introduction to Cultural Geography, 3 credits
  • PU EN AF 102  Environment and Society, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 12 credits required

Courses selected must come from at least two of the following areas:

Physical Geography:

  • ENV SCI 320     The Soil Environment, 4 credits
  • ENV SCI 342     Environmental Geology, 3 credits     
  • GEOG 325          Regional Climatology, 3 credits
  • GEOG 470          Quaternary Geology, 3 credits

Human Geography:

  • GEOG 341          The City and Its Regional Context, 3 credits
  • GEOG 342          Settlement Geography, 3 credits

Regional Geography:

  • GEOG 321          Coastal Resources: Their Use and Management, 3 credits
  • GEOG 370          Geography of South America, 3 credits
  • GEOG 371          Geography of the United States and Canada, 3 credits
  • GEOG 377          Analysis of Northern Lands, 3 credits
  • UR RE ST 499    Travel Course, 1-6 credits

Geographic Techniques:

  • ENV SCI 454     Remote Sensing and GIS, 4 credits
  • GEOG 350          Geographic Information Systems, 3 credits
  • GEOG 351          Elements of Cartography, 3 credits
  • GEOG 353          Air Photo Interpretation, 3 credits
  • GEOG 450          Advanced Geographic Information Systems, 3 credits
Internships and independent study opportunities are available with faculty approval.
Geography Program
Course Descriptions