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:
|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
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.
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