2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
    Sep 26, 2023  
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [Archived]

Geography Ph.D.

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(22 credits minimum)

Other Requirements:

  • 6 hours outside geography in a discipline closely allied to the student’s research area (to be determined in consultation with the student’s advisor).


In addition to the core requirements, students must complete and successfully defend a dissertation (Geography 899, 18 credits) and meet the College of Graduate and Professional Studies research tool proficiency by completing all courses in the program core with a grade of “B” or better prior to proceeding to the preliminary examination. In preparation for the preliminary examination and dissertation, students must develop a program of study that integrates their research interests (economic or physical) with the areas of faculty expertise. The candidate will, at times, be guided by his or her advisor and committee to the program best suited to his or her needs.

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