Nov 26, 2022  
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geosciences, Physical Geography Concentration (Geospatial Analysis), 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 physical geography and/or related fields.

Academic Map


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

Geoscience, Physical Geography (Geospatial Analysis), B.S. Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 41 hours*
Cognate 18 hours*
Supporting Courses 6 hours*
Electives 14-24 hours
TOTAL 120 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If program requirements are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the number of elective hours will increase.

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 required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (41 hours)


A minimum GPA of 2.00 is required in the major.

Cognate (18 hours)


Supporting Courses (6 hours)


Electives (14-24 hours)


  • Geosciences mentor-approved electives

Curriculum: Geoscience, Physical Geography (Geospatial Analysis)


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: 31 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 27 Hours


NOTE:


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

Senior


Subtotal: 28 Hours


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