BA General Information

BA General Information

General Information

The purpose of the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geography is to provide students with an understanding of the discipline of geography. This includes courses in physical, human, and cultural geography, as well methods courses that provide exposure to the various tools and techniques of geographic research.

Earn Your BA in Geography

To earn a BA in Geography, students complete 41 credit hours of GES courses, 21 of which must be upper divisions, (revised Fall, 2015). The curriculum is comprehensive and designed to serve students in potential careers in research, government, industry and education. As students fine-tune their interests in geography, a GES advisor or other faculty encourages students to follow one of four academic tracks. These tracks, which include a carefully selected set of related courses, are intended to accelerate and direct students toward a specific career.

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