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Major in Geography

Geography literally means “description of the earth” – its physical and human components and how they vary spatially. Geography studies the inter-relationships between climate, landforms, plants, animals and humans over the surface of the earth.

WHAT YOU CAN BECOME Climatologist, environmentalist, demographer, cartographer, geomorphologist, urban planner, GIS specialist.

Students pursuing a B.Sc. with a major in geography will normally take the following courses in first year:

www.mun.ca/geog/undergrad

Semester I Semester II
Mathematics 1090* Mathematics 1000*
Geography 1050 Geography 2000 level
English 1080 English 1101, 1102, 1103 or 1110
First of two courses in a first Science discipline Second course in a first Science discipline
First of two courses in a second Science discipline Second course in a second Science discipline

 

*or Mathematics 1000 and an elective, or Mathematics 1050 and 1051

Notes:

1. Students should be aware that a B.Sc. degree requires six credit hours in mathematics.

2. The completion of Mathematics 1000 as one of these mathematics courses will allow for greater choice in the selection of geography courses, particularly physical geography courses.

CONTACT

Phone: (709)-864-7417 E-mail: geog@mun.ca

www.mun.ca/geog

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