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Applied Geography with concentration in Urban and Regional Analysis (BS)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bacheolor of Science in Applied Geography with concentration in Urban and Regional Analysis (BS)

Major: GEOG

Concentration: U&RA

Degree: BS

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)

Completion of this degree requires work to be submitted for the department’s Learning Outcomes Measurement. For details, contact the department.

Type Total
General Education 34

All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program; see General Education requirements and the courses that fulfill them. Some General Education requirements may be met in the requirements for the major or supporting coursework, in which case additional electives may be required to complete the minimum hours for the degree.

Arts & Sciences Programmatic Requirements

Type Semester
General 101: A&S Orientation 1
Foreign Language
(completion of the second semester of a single foreign language; hours will vary depending on the language taken)
Electives in Natural Sciences or Humanities
at the 300 level or above

WR—two approved courses at the 300 level or above
(may be incorporated into other degree requirements)

Total 13-15

Department of Geography and Geosciences

Type Semester
Geography 2001, 256, 300, 350, 356, 357, 4412 and 4422 24
Geoscience 2001 3
Urban Foundation :
Geography 327, 328, 530
Urban Specialization:
Geography 329, 331, 378, 390, 401, 528, 531, 550, 557, 561 (select 3)
Electives in Geography or Geosciences at 300 level or above 6
Total 51

Supporting Courses

Type Semester
Electives in Social Sciences, other than Geography, at 300 level or above                     6
Total 6

Electives & Total Hours

Type Hours
Minimum Electives 15-17
Minimum Total 121

Only 60 hours in the major department may be applied toward the Bachelor of Science degree.
At least 50 of the total minimum hours required must be at the 300 level or above.

1 Fulfills General Education requirement.

2 Fulfills WR requirement.

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