May 24, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: GEOS-BS (GGPY)


 

Geosciences Major, B.S. (Geography Concentration)

 
FRESHMAN YEAR (29-32 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
ENGL 1010 - Critical Reading and Expository Writing   3 ENGL 1020 - Critical Thinking and Argumentation   3
GEOS 1012 - Introduction to Cultural Geography   3 GEOS 1013 - Introduction to World Regional Geography   3
GEOS 1040 - Geosciences: Earth and Society Lecture   3 GEOS 1050 - Geosciences: Earth through Time Lecture   3
GEOS 1041 - Geosciences: Earth and Society Laboratory             1 GEOS 1051 - Geosciences: Earth through Time Laboratory   1
GEOS 1500 - Introduction to Geospatial Technologies   3 COMM 2055 - Argumentation and Debate   3
MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - Noncalculus   3 CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  or Proficiency exam * 0-3
Fall Total 16 Spring Total 13-16

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR (30 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits

GEOS 2020 - Scientific Methods in Geosciences             

3

GEOS 2480 - Field Methods in Geosciences  or   

GEOS 2490 - Field Methods in Geospatial Technology  

4

GEOS 2500 - Digital Mapping with GIS   3 PHIL 2640 - Science and the Modern World   3
Fine Arts Course 3 Social & Behavioral Science Course 3
Literature Course 3 GEOS 1110 - Earth Science: Weather and Climate   4
GEOS Elective Course 3 GEOS Elective Course 1
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 15

 

JUNIOR YEAR (31 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
GEOS 3090 - Meteorology and Climatology   4 GEOS 3700 - Geosciences Field Experience      3
GEOS 3400 - Geography of the United States        3 GEOS 3060 - Geomorphology   4
HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877   3 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877   3
GEOS Elective Course 3 GEOS 3481 - Natural Hazards and Society    3
Free Elective Course 3 GEOS Elective Course 2
Fall Total 16 Spring Total 15

 

SENIOR YEAR (30 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
GEOS 4207 - Regional Geography   3 Free Elective Courses                15
Free Elective Courses 12    
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 15

TOTAL = 120 credits

Note:


Proficiency exam may be taken for 0 credit in lieu of CSCI 1100 . Must be completed to meet Graduation requirements. Those students who complete the proficiency exam and are short credits towards their total degree requirements may be required to take additional electives.