4-Year Major In Geography – Environmental Studies Concentration

Students complete the core 4-Year B.A. or B.Sc. requirements (36 credit hours, listed at bottom), plus the Environmental Studies Concentration Requirements (18 credit hours, below), in lieu of the general geography electives.

Environmental Studies Concentration Requirements

PLUS TWO of the following 6
38:290 Global Environmental Change (3)
38:291 Soils and Soil Conservation (3)
38:292 Geography of Water Resources (3)
38:294 Outdoor Recreation and Tourism (3)
70:266 Environmental Ethics (3)
PLUS TWO of the following 6
38:373 Biogeography and Wildlife Management (3)
38:384 Wilderness and Protected Area Management (3)
38:476 Environmental Impact Assessment and Reporting (3)
PLUS TWO of the following 6
38:457 Wetlands (3)
38:464 Rural Resource Development (3)
38:492 Sustainable Natural Resource Management (3)

 

Core Degree Requirements for Geography

All 4 yr. B.A. OR B.Sc. Majors MUST complete ALL the following:

38:170 Introduction to Physical Geography/How Earth Works 3
38:180 Human Geography/People & Places 3
38:192 Environmental and Resource Issues/Environment & Society 3
38:265 Applied Quantitative Methods in Geography 3
38:279 Introduction to Geographic Research Methods 3
38:286 GIS I – Principles of Spatial Data and Cartographic Design 3
38:376 GIS II – Spatial Data Management and Analysis 3
PLUS: ONE of the following REGIONAL courses: 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)

4-year B.A. Requirements – Environmental Studies Concentration

ALL 4 yr. B.A. Majors MUST complete the following:

38:280 Economic Geography 3
38:282 Cultural Geography 3
38:381 Urban Geography 3
PLUS: At least ONE course, at the 200 level or above, from list of 4-Year B.Sc. degree requirements. 3

4-Year B.Sc. Requirements – Environmental Studies Concentration

ALL 4 yr. B.Sc. Majors MUST complete the following:

38:250 Introduction to Weather and Climate 3
38:278 Geomorphology 3
38:375 Hydrology 3
PLUS: At least ONE course, at the 200 level or above, from the list of 4-Year B.A. degree requirements. 3