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Department of Geography and Environmental Planning

Geography and Environmental Planning Major

Students choosing to major in Geography and Environmental Planning will be exposed to a wide range of courses such as human geography, physical geography, and the geosciences. The broad education in geography prepares students for a variety of professions.

 

Foundation Requirements (19 units)
Course Number Course Name
Units
GEOG 101 Physical Geography
3
GEOG 109 or
GEOG 102 or
GEOG 105
Human Geography or
GEOG 102 World Regional Geography or
Geography of International Affairs
3
GEOG 221
Interpretation of Maps
3
GEOG 232
Introduction to GIS
4
GEOG 375 Quantitative Methods
3
GEOG 401
Growth of Geographic Thought
3

 

 

Regional Course (3 units)

Majors must select one upper level (300 or above) regional course from Geography and Environmental Planning.

 

 

 

Electives (18 units)

Majors must complete 18 units of electives at the 100-400 level. A maximum of 3 units may be taken at the 100 level and 3 units at the 200 level, or 6 units at the 200 level. Regional courses, aside from those taken to meet the Regional Course Requirement, may count as electives.

 

 

Geography majors must complete a minimum of 40 units in geography courses with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher. Of these 40 units, 19 units of core courses are required plus 3 units of regional courses. The remaining 18 units in the major are selected from 100-400 level geography electives reflecting your areas of interest. A maximum of 3 units of these electives may be taken at the 100 level and 3 units at the 200 level, or 6 units at the 200 level.

 

Department of Geography and Environmental Planning
Liberal Arts Building, Room 2210F (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2973
Fax: 410-704-4702


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