BA Four-Year Degree Plan: Geography

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GRY 100 World Regional Geography 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
GEC 112 The Arts 3
Total hours14

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics OR higher 3
GRY 142 Introductory Physical Geography 4
GRY 108 Principles of Sustainability 3
GEC 110 Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
Total hours16

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
GLG 115 Life of the Past 3
B.A. language course 3
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E. 3
Course required for Minor 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
GRY 305 Selected World Regions 3
SOC 302 Statistics for Social Research* 3
B.A. language course 3
HST 104 World History since 1600 C.E. 3
Course required for Minor 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PLN 367 Planning Methods 3
GRY/GEO/PLN elective 3
GEC 105 Written Comm. & Integrative & Applied Learning 3
B.A. language course 3
B.A. Fine Arts requirement 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
GEO 363 Introduction to Geographic Information Science 4
GRY/GEO/PLN elective 3
B.A. language course 3
Course required for Minor 3
General Elective 3
Total hours16

Summer session (or Intersession)

CoursesHours
GRY 301 Geography of the Ozarks
or GRY 353 Field Experience in Geography (inside continental USA)
or GRY 470 Field Experience in Geography (outside continental USA)
3
Total hours3

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GRY/GEO/PLN Elective 3
PHI 105 Critical Thinking
or PHI 115 Ethics and Contemporary Issues
3
Course required for Minor 3
General Elective 3
Courses required for Minor/Electives 2
Total hours14

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
GRY/GEO/PLN elective 3
B.A. Fine Arts requirement 3
Course required for Minor 3
General Electives 6
Total hours15

*or AGR 330, MTH 340, PSY 200, QBA 237, or REC 328

Field Study courses are occasionally offered during intersessions or regular semesters.

Degree plan last reviewed 06-26-2018.