Jun 13, 2024  
University Catalog 2017-2018 
University Catalog 2017-2018 [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 120 units, of which 43-44 units are in the major. 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 (43-44 units)

All options leading to the degree in Geography require 43-44 units.

All the geography options require 13 units of lower division and 30-31 units of upper division; among which there are 5 core courses (21 units) every option are required to take: GEOG1550, GEOG1600, GEOG2680, GEOG3690, and a capstone course of GEOG4950.


Environmental Geography Option (43-44 units)

II. Upper Division Required Courses (30-31 units)

 Methods (6 units)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Option (43-44 units)

II. Upper division courses (30-31 units)

Urban Analysis Option (43-44 units)

III. Electives (9-10 units)

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