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  Jul 20, 2017
 
University General Course Catalog 2012-2013 ARCHIVED CATALOG: LINKS AND CONTENT ARE OUT OF DATE. CHECK WITH YOUR ADVISOR.

Geography, B.S.


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I. University Core Curriculum Requirements (37-44 units)


NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum  chapter of this catalog for information regarding the “Core English and Math Completion Policy”.

A. English (3-8 units)


Refer to the “English” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

NOTE: Students who place in ENG 102  are not required to complete ENG 101 .

B. Mathematics (4 units)


  Refer to the “Mathematics” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

C. Natural Sciences (6-8 units)


D. Social Sciences (3 units)


E. Fine Arts (3 units)


Refer to the “Fine Arts” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter of this catalog.

F. Core Humanities (9 units)


Refer to the “Core Curriculum ” section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog.

G. Capstone Courses (6 units)


H. Diversity (3 units)


Refer to the “Diversity” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter of this catalog.

II. Additional Requirements (6 units)


A. Statistics (6 units)


III. Major Requirements (35-36 units)


A. Geography Core (15 units)


B. Geography Upper-Division electives (20-21 units)


Geography electives must be selected from an approved menu. Please consult with a geography advisor for acceptable courses.

  • Geography methods courses (6 units)
  • Geography science courses (9 units)
  • Geography human/environment courses (6 units)

IV. Minor Requirements (18-21 units)


Consult with a geography advisor to select an appropriate minor program.

V. Electives (13-24 units)


Consult with a geography advisor for appropriate courses.

VI. Total Units (120 units)


Forty or more units must be in courses numbered 300-499.

VII. Recommended Schedule


A. First Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (13-15 units)


B. Second Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


C. Third Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


D. Fourth Year


Fall Semester (18 units)


  • Minor Course (3 units)
  • Core Curriculum General Capstone (3 units)
  • GEOG Science (3 units)
  • GEOG Human/Environment (3 units)
  • General Elective (6 units)

Spring Semester (13-14 units)


Note(s):


  1. Minor courses include all courses a student takes to fulfill their Minor.
  2. General Elective courses include courses that do not fulfill a Core or Major requirement.
  3. Geography Science includes Geography courses identified as science courses for the BS major. Three courses required from a list held in the department.
  4. Geography Methods includes Geography courses identified as methods courses for the BS major. Two courses required from a list held in the department.
  5. Geography Human/Environment includes upper-division Geography courses identified as human/environmental interaction courses for the BS major. Two courses required from a list held in the department.

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