4-Year B.A. OR B.Sc. Major In Geography, ACC Transfer – Environmental Technologies Diploma: GIS

Students transferring from the Assiniboine Community College (ACC) Environmental Technologies GIS Diploma, to the Department of Geography and Environment, Geomatics Concentration are given a “block transfer” of 60 credit hours. No additional Brandon University credit will be recognized for courses taken as part of the ACC Environmental Technologies GIS diploma. See notes on the Degree Streams page for additional requirements. Assiniboine Community College students granted 60 credit hours transfer credit to this program may meet the Brandon University residence requirement by completing an additional 60 credit hours of BU coursework. Transfers from other college or university programs should follow the regulations in 3.1.4. In all cases, all other degree requirements must be met. Course requirements for transfer students are as follows:

Students considering a 4-year Geography Major (Environmental Technologies) program must complete a minimum of 60 credit hours consisting of:

38:170 How Earth Works: Applied Physical Geography 3
38:180 People & Places: An Introduction to Human Geography 3
38:192 Environment and Society 3
38:265 Applied Quantitative Methods in Geography 3
38:279 Geographic Research Methods 3
38:477 Seminar in Advanced Geomatics
Plus: ONE of the following 3
38:179 World Regional Geography 3
38:283 Canada: A Regional Geography 3
38:358 Field Studies in Geography 3
88:150 Rural Canada: An Introduction 3
Plus: B.A. or B.Sc. Route (15 credit hours)
B.A. Route ALL of the following
38:280 Economic Geography 3
38:282 Cultural Geography 3
38:381 Urban Geography 3
Plus: ONE of the following
38:294 Outdoor Recreation and Tourism 3
38:350 Food, Communities & Justice: Geographies of Food 3
38:360 Rural and Small Town Canada 3
38:380 Population and Development 3
Plus: At least ONE course at the 200 level or above from the 4-yr B.Sc. requirements
B.Sc. Route ALL of the following
38:250 Introduction to Weather and Climate 3
38:278 Geomorphology 3
38:375 Hydrology 3
Plus: ONE of the following
38:290 Global Environmental Change 3
38:291 Soils and Soil Conservation 3
38:292 Geography of Water Resources 3
38:373 Biogeography & Wildlife Management 3
38:479 Hydrogeology: The Study of Groundwater 3
Plus: At least ONE course at the 200 level or above from the 4-yr B.A. requirements
Plus: TRANSFER CREDIT (“block credit”) 60
Plus: Liberal Education requirements as outlined in 6.3.1.
Plus: Minor requirement min 18