Oct 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geography Concentration


 

Geoscience, BS
Geography Concentration
Sample Four Year Plan

First Year Fall Semester
SCH
First Year Spring Semester
SCH
APSU 1000-Freshmen Seminar 1 ENGL 1020-English Composition I 3
ENGL 1010-English Composition I 3 GEOL 1040/1041-Physical Geology w/lab 4
GEOG 1015-Physical Geography 3 CHEM 1010/1011-Introductory Chemistry I 4
MATH 1530-Elements of Statistics or higher MATH course 4 History Core 3
History Core 3    
TOTAL SCH 14 TOTAL SCH 14
Second Year Fall Semester
SCH
Second Year Spring Semester
SCH
GEOG 1035-World Regional Geography I 3 GEOG 1045-World Regional Geography II 3
COMM 2045-Public Speaking 3 ENGL 2330-Topics in World Literature 3
GEOG 3150/3151-Geographic Information Systems w/lab 4 GEOG 3060/3061-Statistics in the Geosciences w/lab 4
Humanities/Fine Arts Core 3 Group I Electives-Technique/Method course 4
Social Science core 3 Group I Electives-Thematic 3
TOTAL SCH 16 TOTAL SCH 17
Third Year Fall Semester
SCH
Third Year Spring Semester
SCH
Group I Electives-Regional course 3 GEOG 3040-Sustainable Development 3
Group I Electives-Thematic 4 Group I Electives -Technique/Method course 3
Group I Electives-Thematic 3 Group I Electives-Thematic 4
Group 2 Elective 3 Humanities/Fine Arts core 3
Free Elective 3    
TOTAL SCH 16 TOTAL SCH 13
Fourth Year Fall Semester
SCH
Fourth Year Spring Semester
SCH
Group I Electives-Regional course 3 Free Elective 3
Group I Electives-Thematic 4 Group I Electives-Thematic 3
Group I Electives-Thematic 3 Group 2 Elective 3
Group 2 Elective 3 Free Elective 3
Elective 3 Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3    
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 14
    Total Student Credit Hours for Degree 120

*For this degree a student must complete a total of 39 upper division (3000-4999) credit hours.

Group 1: Electives (32-33hrs)   Group 2: Supporting Discipline Electives (12hrs)
Complete two regional courses from the following:
GEOG 3110 - Geography of the United States and Canada 3
GEOG 3120 - Geography of Asia 3
GEOG 3130 - Geography of the Middle East 3
GEOG 3750 - Geography of the African World 3
Complete two technique/method courses from the following:
GEOG 3250/3251 - Geographic Information Systems II (and lab) 3
GEOG 3920 - Field Mapping and Global Positioning System 3
GEOG 4250 - Applied Geographic Information Systems 3
GEOG 4260/4261 - Remote Sensing (and lab) 4
Complete 20 Credit Hours of thematic geography courses:
GEOG 3450/3451 - Oceanography (and lab) 4
GEOG 3930 - Natural Hazards in Environment 3
GEOG 3940 - Technological Hazards in the Environment 3
GEOG 4000 - Environmental Management 3
GEOG 4010 - Environmental Assessment 3
GEOG 4170/4171 - Meteorology (and lab) 4
GEOG 4180/4181 - Climatology (and lab) 4
GEOG 4650 - Field Study Biogeography and Biodiversity 4
Free Electives
Additional courses from above or approved by advisor  15-16
 
Natural Sciences:
AGRI 2210/2011 - Soils (and lab) 4
AGRI 4220/4221 - Soil and Water Conservation (and lab) 3
AGRI 4230 - Land Use 3
AGRI 4420/4421 - Forestry (and lab) 3
BIOL 1110/1111 - Principles of Biology I (and lab) 4
GEOL 3030/3031 - Environmental Geology (and lab) 4
GEOL 4050/4051 - Process Geomorphology (and lab) 4
Social Sciences:
HIST 3470 - Modern Latin America 3
PHIL 2200 - Religion and the World 3
POLS 2070 - International Politics 3
POLS 3120 - European Politics 3
POLS 3140 - Latin American Politics 3
POLS 3190 - Russian Politics and Government 3
POLS 3200 - Politics and Government in China 3
POLS 3300 - International Political Economy 3
SOC 3750 - Population Dynamics 3
Computer Sciences:
CSCI 1017 - Introduction to Python Programming 3
CSCI 3300 - Introduction to Web Development 3
CSCI 4000 - Advanced Web Development 3
CSCI 4400 - Principles of Database Management 3
Foreign Languages:
Any 2000-level or above foreign language courses.Var.