Department of Geography and Anthropology

Programs / Bachelor of Arts in Geography

The Bachelor of Art in Geography

This degree is offered as a face to face or fully online program.

The Bachelor of Arts in Geography provides students with an understanding of various aspects of the Earth, including its physical features, the role of humans in modifying the Earth, and the relationships between peoples and places.


Program Requirements

General Education - 42 hours

(Areas A-E; Math 1107 Statistics required in area D)
See listing of requirements.

Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) - 19 Credit Hours

Must pass with grade of "C" or better.

  • Course
    Title
    Credits
  • Introduction to Anthropology

    Introduction to Human Geography

    World Regional Geography
    3
  • Earth from Above
    3
  • Weather and Climate

    Introduction to Landforms
    4
  • Research Methods
    3
  • FL 2001
    -or-
    SOCI 1101

    Intermediate Foreign Language and Culture I

    Introduction to Sociology (if FL 2001 satisfied under General Education requirements)
    3
  • FL 2002
    Intermediate Foreign Language and Culture II
    3

Upper Division Major Requirements - 27 Credit Hours

Major Requirements



Choose two courses from Group A listed below.
Choose one course from Group B listed below.
Choose any four courses from Groups A, B, C, and/or D listed below.

Group A: Human/Regional Geography

Group B: Physical/Environmental Geography

Group C: Geographic Techniques

  • Course
    Title
    Credits
  • Introduction to Cartographic Processes
    3
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
    3
  • Advanced Geographic Information Systems
    3
  • Introduction to Remote Sensing
    3

Group D: Miscellaneous Courses

  • Course
    Title
    Credits
  • Study Abroad 3000-4000 level (any subject)
    3
  • Special Topics in Geography
    3

Related Studies - 18 Credit Hours


  • Upper-division studies beyond the major requirements as approved by the academic advisor.

Free Electives - 14 Credit Hours


  • Any courses in the University curriculum.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)