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Bachelor's Degrees in Geography

Our bachelor’s degrees prepare you for a wide range of professions, such as cartography, research, land use planning, geotechnologies, census analysis, environmental consulting, forestry, hydrology, climatology and teaching.

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Degree Information

All geography majors conduct a unique research project that provides an outstanding capstone experience to their geography course work, including field experience. You may also take advantage of cooperative work experiences that allow you to receive credit for employment in an area relevant to your coursework (instructor approval is required).

Grade Requirements: A grade of “C-” or better in courses required for this major, and an overall GPA in the major of 2.00.

Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation; a minimum of 36 of these is required within the major. A total of 40 upper division credit hours is required (courses numbered 3000 and above); 27 of these are required within the major.

Geography Emphases

You may earn your BS or BA in geography with the following emphases: