Geography with Specialization in General/Regional Geography, B.A.

A minor is required for this major.

Requirements: (39 credits)

For the B.S. in Geography (Certifiable for elementary education) students must complete the following, but must take GEOG 414 as one of their 3-credit electives in Geography.

Required Courses:

GEOG 110Introduction to Geography

3

or

GEOG 120World Regional Geography

3

GEOG 130Introduction to Geography Information Science

3

and

15 credits of geography electives (at least 9 at the 400 level)

Total Credit Hours:21

3 credits from the following:

GEOG 270Geography of Hazards

3

GEOG 272Physical Geography

3

GEOG 275/SUST 275Soils and Vegetation Sustainability

3

GEOG 374Climatology

3

GEOG 433Issues in Environmental Protection

3

GEOG 472Topics in Physical Geography

3

GEOG 473Geography of Natural Resources

3

GEOG 475/SUST 475Energy Resources and Climate Change

3

Total Credit Hours:3

3 credits from the following:

GEOG 220Human Geography

3

GEOG 223Geography of the Popular Music Industry

3

GEOG 244Economic Geography

3

GEOG 290Geography of Tourism

3

GEOG 291National Parks and World Heritage Sites

3

GEOG 333Political Geography

3

GEOG 451Tourism Development in Southern New England

3

GEOG 453Recreation and Resort Planning

3

GEOG 454Geography of Tourism Marketing

3

GEOG 455New Directions in Tourism

3

GEOG 470Geography of Health & Disease

3

Total Credit Hours:3

3 credits from the following:

GEOG 241/AMS 241/AMS 241Introduction to Planning

3

GEOG 439Urban Geography

3

GEOG 440Rural Land Planning

3

GEOG 441Community & Regional Planning

3

GEOG 445Environmental Planning

3

GEOG 450Tourism Planning

3

GEOG 483Topics in Planning

3

Total Credit Hours:3

3 credits from the following:

GEOG 266Introduction to Remote Sensing

3

GEOG 276Elementary Cartography

3

GEOG 378Geographic Information Systems

3

GEOG 442Field Methods in Geography

3

Total Credit Hours:3

6 credits from the following:

GEOG 330United States and Canada

3

GEOG 434/LAS 434Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean

3

GEOG 435Japan and Korea

3

GEOG 436/LAS 436South America

3

GEOG 437China

3

GEOG 446Sub-Saharan Africa

3

GEOG 448Russia and Neighboring Regions

3

GEOG 444European Union

3

GEOG 459Field Studies in Regional Geography

3 TO 6

GEOG 481Topics in Regional Geography

3

Total Credit Hours:6

All elementary education students selecting this program will take GEOG 414 as one of their 3-credit electives in geography.

Acceptable substitutes for GEOG 430 will be jointly determined by student and advisor. When approved in advance by the student's advisor, up to 6 credits of cognate courses in one or two other disciplines may be applied toward the major in geography.