2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Geography M.A.

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(33 credits minimum)

The Geography and Sustainbility M.A. is a flexible, interdisciplinary degree that offers graduate students excellent opportunities to develop professional skills in spatial analysis, geography, and sustainability. 

Students obtaining an M.A. may select either a thesis or a non-thesis  option plan upon entering the graduate program. All students in the program are required to submit a thesis or its equivalent as one requirement for the degree, linked to one of two research requirement options (6 credits). Along with research work students will complete a minimum of 33 credit hours. One-half of the credit hours must be taken in courses numbered 600 and above.

Research Requirement (6 credits):

Directed Electives (15 credits):

15 credits of directed electives in GEOG, ENVI, GEOL, or allied disciplines (to be determined in consultation with the student’s advisor).

Culminating Experience:

Successful defense of thesis, or completion of research project(s).

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