B.A. Degree in Geography
Courses in geography leading to a bachelor of arts degree provide opportunities for specialization in either physical geography or political geography. Geography courses may also be combined with courses in education for teaching certification.
Requirements for a Major in Geography
Thirty-five semester hours including the following:
GEOG 1300, (GEOG 1310 or ANT 1305), GEOG 1404, (3395 or 4350), 4485, and (4386 or 4487).
Any six semester hours from:
One course from a world region:
1. African Studies: AFS 3301.
2. American Studies: AMS 4382.
3. Asian Studies: AST 2380.
4. Latin American Studies: HIS 3355.
5. Middle East Studies: MES 2301.
6. Slavic and East European Studies: SEES 2380.
7. ANT 3340.
8. GEOG 3312.
Six semester hours of additional "3000-4000" level Geography or Geology electives.
All senior-level candidates must complete the exit exam.
Required courses in other fields: S TA 1380.
Recommended electives in other fields include courses from:Anthropology, area studies, foreign languages, history, political science, and sociology.
Requirements for a Minor in Geography
Nineteen semester hours including the following:
GEOG 1300, (GEOG 1310 or ANT 1305), GEOG 1404, and GEOG 4385.
Six semester hours of Geography or Geology electives at the "3000" or "4000" level.
A grade of "C" or better in each course used in the minor.