BA Four-Year Degree Plan: Geography Track

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 or COM 115 3
HST 121 or HST 122 3
GRY 100 World Regional Geography 3
General Education - Self Understanding/ S & B, or C & V 3
Total hours14

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 or ENG 110 3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
MTH 135 College Algebra 3
GRY 142 Introductory Physical Geography 4
General elective 3
Total hours16

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
General Education - Self Understanding/ S & B or C & V 3
BA Language Course 3
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E. 3
Minor requirement 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
GRY 305 Selected World Regions 3
General Education - Natural World (other than GRY/GLG) 4
BA Language Course 3
HST 104 World History Since 1600 C.E. 3
Minor requirement 3
Total hours16

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
SOC 302 Statistics for Social Research 3
GRY/GEO/PLN elective 3
Writing II 3
BA Language Course 3
Minor requirement 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
GRY 363 Introduction to Geographic Information Science 4
GRY 367 Research Methods in Geography and Geospatial Science 3
GRY/GEO/PLN elective 3
BA Language Course 3
Minor requirement 3
Total hours16

Intersession (May or August)

CoursesHours
GRY 353 or GRY 470 or GRY 301 2-3
Total hours2-3

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GRY/GEO/PLN elective 3
PHI 105 or PHI 110 3
BA Fine Arts requirement 3
Minor requirement 3
General elective 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
GRY/GEO/PLN elective 3
GRY 498 Placement Seminar in Geography, Geospatial Sciences and Planning 1
BA Fine Arts Requirement 3
Minor requirement 3
General electives 4-5
Total hours14-15