Geography

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

Bachelor of arts with a major in geography

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 1090critical reading and writing (CRW) course
Geography 1050Geography 2000-level course
minor program courseminor program course
language study (LS) courseLS course
breadth of knowledge coursebreadth of knowledge course
Bachelor of science with a major in geography

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

FALL SEMESTERWINTER SEMESTER
Mathematics 10901Mathematics 10001
Geography 1050Geography 2000-level course
English 1090critical reading and writing (CRW) course2
first of two courses in a second science disciplinesecond of two courses in a second science discipline
electiveelective
  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 Dr. Norm Catto.

Contact

Undergraduate Admissions and Programs

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000