B.A. in Geography

Geography Foundation Courses (5 courses):

Geography of a Globalizing World

GEV 1002

3 credits

Geography of Earth’s Environments

GEV 1053

3 credits

Introduction to Geo–Techniques w / Laboratory

GEV 1750

4 credits

Global Change in Local Places

GEV 2500

3 credits

Geographic Information Systems w / Laboratory

GEV 4700

4 credits

 

Total:

17 credits

Regional Perspective (1 course):

Geography of North America

GEV 3500

3 credits

Geography of Europe and the European Union

GEV 3510

3 credits

Geography of Africa

GEV 3515

3 credits

Geography of the Middle East and Islamic World

GEV 3520

3 credits

Geography of Asia

GEV 3525

3 credits

 

Total:

3 credits

Geography Electives (3 courses):

Political Geography

GEV 2510

3 credits

Economic Geography

GEV 2515

3 credits

Urban Geography

GEV 2520

3 credits

Population Geography

GEV 2525

3 credits

Selected Topics

GEV 3000

3 credits

Introduction to Sustainability Studies

GEV 3001

3 credits

Geography of North America

GEV 3500

3 credits

Geography of Europe and the European Union

GEV 3510

3 credits

Geography of Africa

GEV 3515

3 credits

Geography of the Middle East and Islamic World

GEV 3520

3 credits

Geography of Asia

GEV 3525

3 credits

Natural Hazards

GEV 3550

3 credits

Land Use Planning and Management

GEV 3570

3 credits

Natural Resources and Conservation

GEV 3580

3 credits

Topical Research Problems

GEV 3590

3 credits

Remote Sensing

GEV 3750

3 credits

Air Photo Interpretation

GEV 3775

3 credits

Global Positioning Systems w / Laboratory

GEV 3790

4 credits

Selected Topics in Geography

GEV 4510

3 credits

Climate Variability

GEV 4511

3 credits

Medical Geography

GEV 4512

3 credits

Geographical Issues Seminar

GEV 4550

3 credits

 

Total:

9 credits1

Senior Research2 (1 course):

Senior Research Seminar (all students) and …

GEV 6005

1 credit

Independent Study (senior project students)

GEV 6200

3 credits

or

Senior Thesis I (counts as free elective)

GEV 6210

3 credits

Senior Thesis II

GEV 6220

3 credits

 

Total:

4 credits

Core Curriculum (14 courses):

Augustine Culture Seminar (2 courses)

ACS 1000/1001

6 credits

College Ethics (1 course)

ETH 2050

3 credits

Fine Arts (1 course)

 

3 credits

Foreign Language (2 courses)

 

6 credits

History (1 course) 3

 

3 credits

College Literature and Writing Seminar (1 course)

ENG 1975

3 credits

Philosophy (1 course)

PHI 1000

3 credits

Theology and Religious Studies (2 courses)

THL 1000

6 credits

Mathematics or Statistics  (1 course)

Any MAT

3 credits

Social Science (2 courses) (satisfied by major)

 

6 credits

Natural Science w/ Laboratory (2 courses)

 

8 credits

 

Total:

44 credits

Free Electives (16 courses):

Any 16 courses

Total:

48 credits1

Total credits GEO Major (40 courses at or above 3 credits)

Total:

125 credits

1 Minimum credits.

2 Senior Thesis and Independent Study can be performed with a faculty member in Geography and the Environment..

3 Must be designated as “Core History”