Discontinued Program - Geography - Bachelor of Arts

Geography - Bachelor of Arts
Program Code:
4348 Geography
Program Level:
Award Type:
Bachelor of Arts
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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.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Social Science

Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences

Undergraduate Programs
Geography - Bachelor of Arts

Within the discipline of geography, a tracking system permits students pursuing a bachelor's degree to concentrate in various interest areas. The departmental advisor and faculty members are available to discuss program options and career opportunities with interested students.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geography

  1. The University requirements for bachelor's degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography.

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the Geography major is met by completing Geography 480.  That course is referenced in item 3. a. below.
  2. The requirements of the College of Social Science for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
  3. The following required major courses (31 credits):
    a. All of the following courses:
    GEO 113 Introduction to Economic Geography 3
    GEO 151 Cultural Geography 3
    GEO 206 Physical Geography 3
    GEO 206L Physical Geography Laboratory 1
    GEO 221 Introduction to Geographic Information 3
    GEO 463 Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Geographers and Planners 3
    GEO 480 Senior Seminar (W) 3
    b. One of the following courses:
    GEO 330 Geography of the United States and Canada 3
    GEO 333 Geography of Michigan and the Great Lakes Region 3
    GEO 335 Geography of Latin America 3
    GEO 336 Geography of Europe 3
    GEO 337 Geography of East Asia 3
    GEO 338 Geography of Africa 3
    c. Nine additional credits in Geography including at least one course at the 400 level.