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2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geoscience, Physical Geography Concentration (Geographic Techniques), B.S.

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Department of Geosciences  
Henrique Momm, program coordinator

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. This career pattern requires a minimum of 42 hours of departmental core requirements, a math/science cognate (18 hours), and 19 hours of advisor-approved electives (selected in consultation with and approved by the major academic advisor), and General Education  requirements.

Departmental Electives (9 hours)

  • PGEO or GEOL electives 9 credit hours 


  • MATH 1530  (Statistics) plus 15 hours of advisor-approved College of Basic and Applied Sciences coursework

General Electives

  • 19 hours, advisor-approved

Curriculum: Geoscience, Geography Concentration (Geographic Techniques)

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.


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 33 Hours


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Subtotal: 25 Hours

Total hours in program: 120

Academic Map

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

Geoscience, Physical Geography (Geographic Techniques), B.S. Academic Map   

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