Geography

Students may major in geography as part of a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science program.

Bachelor of arts students

Students pursuing a bachelor of arts with a major in geography will normally take the following courses in their first year:

FALL SEMESTERWINTER SEMESTER
English 1090
(critical reading and writing (CRW) course)
CRW course
language study (LS) course LS course
Geography 1050 Geography 2000-level course
minor program course minor program course
elective
(breadth of knowledge course encouraged)
elective
(breadth of knowledge course encouraged)

Bachelor of science students

Students pursuing a bachelor of science with a major geography in will normally take the following courses in their first year:

FALL SEMESTERWINTER SEMESTER
Mathematics 10901 Mathematics 10001 
Geography 1050  Geography 2000-level course 
English 1090
(critical reading and writing (CRW) course) 
CRW course 
first of two courses in a second science discipline  second of two courses in a second science discipline 
elective  elective 
  1. You may complete Mathematics 1000 in the fall semester and an elective in the winter semester; or Mathematics 1050 and 1051. The completion of Mathematics 1000 as one of the mathematics courses will allow for greater choice in the selection of geography courses, particularly third and fourth year physical geography, GIS, cartography, and remote sensing courses.

Contact information

For assistance with course selection, contact the Academic Advising Centre.

For additional program information, visit the Department of Geography or contact the undergraduate liaison.