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University Catalog 2015-2016 (Final Quarter Catalog) 
University Catalog 2015-2016 (Final Quarter Catalog) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geography, B.A.

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography is designed to provide students with an understanding of the world’s physical and cultural environments. The program provides a foundation in the theory and practice of contemporary geography, with emphasis on a variety of applied and technical skills that will enhance a student’s career opportunities.

The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography is 180 units, of which 64 units are in the major depending on the option selected. Consult with an advisor for the specific number of units required in all areas of the degree including GE and free electives.

Requirements for the Major (64 units)

All options leading to the degree in Geography require 64 units.

The Environmental Geography option requires 28 units of lower division and 36 units of upper division. The Geographic Information Systems option requires 20 units of lower division, 36 units of upper division, and 8 units of electives. The Urban Analysis option requires 16 units of lower division, 32 units of upper division, and 16 units of electives.


Environmental Geography Option (64 units)

Select one of the following two courses:

II. Upper Division Required Courses (36 units)

 Methods (select 2 of the following) (8 units)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Option (64 units)

Urban Analysis Option (64 units)

Select one of the following two courses (4 units)

III. Electives (16 units)

Select at least one course from each of the following three groups