2018-2019 Catalog

Bachelor of Arts in Geography

Total Course Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree

See the "Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree" in the University Catalog for complete details on general degree requirements. A minimum of 40 units, including those required for the major, must be upper division.

Elective Requirements

Completion of elective courses (beyond the requirements listed below) to reach a total of a minimum of 120 units.

General Education Requirements (49 units)

See the "General Education" requirements in the University Catalog or the Class Schedule for the most current information on General Education requirements and course offerings.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

See the "Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement" in the University Catalog.

Minor Requirements

Students completing this major will need to complete a minor in another field.

Major Requirements (34 units)

The following courses (or for lower division courses, their approved transfer equivalents) are required for all candidates for this degree:

A. Required Courses (19 units)

1. Lower Division Required Courses (6 units):

GEO 100Human Geography

3

GEO 200Physical Geography

3

2. Upper Division Required Courses (13 units):

GEO 310Geomorphology

3

GEO 357Urban Environmental Geography

3

GEO 370Numerical Methods in Geography

3 units

GEO 415Geographic Information Systems

3 units

EAR 490Senior Seminar In Earth Sciences

1

B. Elective Courses (15 units)

Choose (at least) five courses from among the following:

GEO 305Cartography

3 units

GEO 315The Weather

3 units

GEO 350World Geography

3

GEO 360North America

3

GEO 380Biogeography

3

GEO 408Remote Sensing and Image Processing

3 units

GEO 412Rivers and Streams

3

GEO 415Geographic Information Systems

3 units

GEO 416Earth's Climates

3

GEO 420Natural Resources

3

GEO 433Environmental Analysis

3

GEO 495Special Topics In Geography

3

EAR 376Field Mapping

3 units

EAR 460Global Change

3