2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Geography and Sustainability Major


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(31-34 credits)

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The Geography and Sustainability program focuses on human and physical geography, including the use of geotechniques. The degree prepares students for careers in areas such as environmental consulting, emergency management planning, climatology, economic development, global studies, data management, land use planning, and environmental protection.

Culminating Experience (3 credits)


All majors must complete at least one of the following as a culminating experience.

Electives (16-18 credits)


Students choose to be generalists (by selecting 6 courses from the Geography directed electives) or specialists (by selecting GIScience or Sustainability directed electives). Specialists must select 4 courses from their selected specialization, plus 1 from each of the other categories.

Sustainability Directed Electives


Note: Chose two from ENVI prefix, and two from any other prefix.

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*MATH 241 or SOC 381 or AHS 340 are approved courses for fulfilling the statistics requirement **ENVI 460 or ENVI 492 or ENVI 496 are approved courses for fulfilling the Culminating Experience requirement. This program has the following GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work. 

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


Spring 2nd Year


  • Foundational Studies:  Fine and Performing Arts | Credits/Units 3
  • Foundational Studies:  History | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

    15 Credits

Fall 3rd Year


  • Foundational Studies:  Junior Composition | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

    15 Credits

Spring 3rd Year


    15 Credits

Fall 4th Year


  • Foundational Studies:  UDIE | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

    15 Credits

Spring 4th Year


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