Jun 07, 2020  
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geosciences, Physical Geography Concentration (Physical Geography), B.S.


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Geosciences  
616-898-2726
Jeremy Aber, program coordinator
Jeremy.Aber@mtsu.edu

This program is designed for students who plan to become professional geographers or who wish to pursue graduate study in geography and/or related fields.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Geoscience, Physical Geography (Physical Geography Career Pattern), B.S. Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following courses are required by the program and can satisfy the respective General Education requirement:

  • GEOL 1030/1031 or GEOL 1041/1041 (Nat Sci)
  • MATH 1530 (Math) or MATH 1710 (Math)

Major Requirements (43 hours)


A minimum GPA of 2.00 is required in the major.

Cognate (18 hours)


Electives


  • To make 120 hours; mentor-approved electives

Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Geoscience, Physical Geography Concentration (Physical Geography)


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Following is a suggested pattern of study for the first two years; however, consultation with the assigned advisor is necessary before registration.

Freshman


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 33 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 27 Hours


NOTE:


PGEO 3401  (4-hour field course) is required and offered only during summer.

Senior


Subtotal: 26 Hours


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