Teaching Minor - Geography

Program Code:
4335 Geography
Program Level:
Award Type:
Teaching Minor Sec Endorsement
Start Term:
College of Social Science
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:
Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences

Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Requirements as represented in Degree Navigator are not available for this program.

College of Education

Department of Teacher Education

Requirements for the Disciplinary Teaching Minors

(Available only to students pursuing a major in comparative cultures and politics, international relations, political theory and constitutional democracy, social relations and policy, interdisciplinary studies in social science, interdisciplinary studies in social science: social science education, or history with a teacher certification option)
1. All of the following courses (11 credits):
GEO 204 World Regional Geography 3
GEO 206 Physical Geography 3
GEO 206L Physical Geography Laboratory 1
GEO 221 Introduction to Geographic Information 3
TE 503 Internship in Teaching Diverse Learners in Additional Endorsement Areas 1
2. Two of the following courses (6 credits):
GEO 330 Geography of the United States  3
GEO 331 Geography of Canada 3
GEO 333 Geography of Michigan and the Great Lakes Region 3
3. One of the following courses (3 credits):
GEO 113 Introduction to Economics Geography 3
GEO 151 Introduction to Human Geography 3
4. One additional course in Geography at the 300 or 400 level 3 to 4
Total 23 or 24
Students enrolled in the disciplinary teaching minor in geography must have their programs approved by the department.