Sep 26, 2023  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geographic Science, Applied Geographic Information Science Concentration, B.S.

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Degree and Major Requirements

Degree Requirements

Required Courses

  • General Education  41-44 Credit Hours 1
  • Quantitative requirement (in addition to General Education ) 3 Credit Hours
  • Scientific Literacy requirement (in addition to General Education ) 3-4 Credit Hours
  • Major requirements 53 Credit Hours
  • Electives 18-22 Credit Hours

1 The General Education  program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary. ISAT 251  for the math requirement in Cluster 3  is strongly recommended, as is GEOG 200  in Cluster 4 .

Total: 120 Credit Hours

Major Requirements


1 For Honors students, the advanced sequence is  GEOG 499A GEOG 499B  and GEOG 499C .
2 Students may opt for a capstone experience that entails three or six hours of independent research (GEOG 490 ), with the approval of and in close consultation with a project adviser.

Total: 53 Credit Hours

Additional Information

In addition to the geography core courses, students must choose one of two concentrations, listed in the “Concentrations” section. All courses for the major must be taken on a graded basis. Students must earn a “C” or better in each of the core courses as they are prerequisites to most concentration courses.

Concentration Requirements

Required Courses

In addition to the geography core requirements, students in the AGIS concentration must complete the following course work.

Cognate Course: 3 Credit Hours

(three credit hours selected from the following)

Total: 21 Credit Hours

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