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department of Geography and Environmental Planning

Combined Major in Geography and Sociology

A combined degree in Geography and Sociology prepares students with the skills and critical insights to understand pressing global issues. It gives students the opportunity to become an informed, engaged and employable global citizens.

Geography and Environmental Planning Requirements (31 units)

Foundation Requirements (16 units)
Course Number Course Name Units
GEOG 101 Physical Geography 3 3

GEOG 109/110 or
GEOG 102/112 or
GEOG 105

Human Geography or
World Regional or Geography or
International Affairs

3
GEOG 221 Interpretation of Maps 3
GEOG 232 Introduction to GIS 4
GEOG 401 Growth of Geographic Though 3

Regional Requirements (3 units)
Majors must complete one upper level (300 or above) regional course from Geography and Environmental Planning.

Electives (12 units)
Majors must complete four upper level (300 or above) Geography courses

Statistics Requirement (3-4 units)*
Course Number Course Name Units
GEOG 375 or
SOCI 212 or
MATH 23
Quantitative Methods in Geography or
Social Statistics or
Basic Statistics 3-4
3-4

Sociology Requirements (30 units)

Foundation Courses (9 units)
Course Number Course Name Units
SOCI 101/102 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOCI 381 Sociological Theory 3
SOCI 391 Reseach Methods 3

Electives (21 units)
Majors must complete two, 200 level courses for 6 units AND five upper-level courses (300 or above) for 15 units with Sociology.

* A credit in both Geography and Anthropology cannot be received for more than one of the listed statistics courses

Combined Major in Geography and Sociology Checklist (PDF)

 

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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