Geography

B.S. with Major in Geography - Community and Urban Development Emphasis

B.S. with Major in Geography - Environmental Geography Emphasis

B.S. with Major in Geography - Geographic Education Emphasis - Teacher Licensure

B.S. with Major in Geography - Community and Urban Development Emphasis

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredits
GEOG 151 Human Geography 3
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Electives 6
(from Economics, Finance, Public Administration, Anthropology, Sociology, History and/or other social sciences--at least 3 credits must be approved for Social Sciences Essential Studies)  
 Credits15
Second Semester
GEOG 121 Global Physical Environment 3
GEOG 121L Global Physical Environment Laboratory 1
GEOG 161 World Regional Geography 3
Essential Studies Elective 3
(from Math, Science and Technology--other than Geography)  
Essential Studies Elective 3
(from Fine Arts and Humanities)  
Elective 3
(from Economics, Finance, Public Administration, Anthropology, Sociology, History and/or other social sciences)  
 Credits16
Sophomore Year
First Semester
GEOG 262 Geography of North America I or any approved Essential Studies course that carries U.S. Diversity (U) credit 3
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
Essential Studies Elective 3
(from Fine Arts and Humanities)  
Elective 3
(from Economics, Finance, Public Administration, Anthropology, Sociology, History and/or other social sciences)  
Elective 3
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
 Credits15
Second Semester
Electives 13
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
Essential Studies Elective 3
(from Fine Arts and Humanities)  
 Credits16
Junior Year
First Semester
GEOG 322
Environmental Hazards
or Environmental Remote Sensing
3
GEOG 352 Economic Geography 3
GEOG 377 Quantitative Applications in Geography 2
GEOG 377L Spatial Analysis Laboratory 1
GEOG 471 Cartography and Visualization 2
GEOG 471L Cartography and Visualization Laboratory 1
Elective 3
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
 Credits15
Second Semester
GEOG 457 Urban Geography and Planning 3
GEOG 474 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 2
GEOG 474L GIS Laboratory 1
GEOG 459
Population Geography
or Regional Geography
3
Electives 6
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
 Credits15
Senior Year
First Semester
GEOG 458 Community Development 3
Electives 15
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
 Credits18
Second Semester
GEOG 454 Conservation and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources 3
Electives 12
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
 Credits15
 Total Credits125

^^ Please Note: Every student must fulfill all University, Departmental, and Essential Studies requirements. Essential Studies requirements are found at http://und.edu/academics/essential-studies/requirements.cfm

B.S. with Major in Geography - Environmental Geography Emphasis

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
FallCredits
GEOG 121 Global Physical Environment 3
GEOG 121L Global Physical Environment Laboratory 1
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Electives 6
(from Atmospheric Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Geology and Geological Engineering, Math and/or Physics)  
 Credits16
Spring
GEOG 151 Human Geography 3
GEOG 161 World Regional Geography 3
Essential Studies Elective 3
(from Social Sciences--other than Geography)  
Essential Studies Elective 3
(from Fine Arts and Humanities)  
Elective 3
(from Atmospheric Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Geology and Geological Engineering, Math and/or Physics)  
 Credits15
Sophomore Year
Fall
GEOG 262 Geography of North America I or any approved Essential Studies course that carries U.S. Diversity (U) credit 3
Elective 3
(from Atmospheric Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Geology and Geological Engineering, Math and/or Physics)  
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
Essential Studies Elective 3
(from Fine Arts and Humanities)  
Elective 3
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
 Credits15
Spring
Electives 13
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
Essential Studies Elective 3
(from Fine Arts and Humanities)  
 Credits16
Junior Year
Fall
GEOG 471 Cartography and Visualization 2
GEOG 471L Cartography and Visualization Laboratory 1
GEOG 322
Environmental Hazards
or Selected Topics in Physical Geography
3
GEOG 374
Environmental Remote Sensing GEOG 352 is 3 credits
or Economic Geography
2
GEOG 374L Environmental Remote Sensing Laboratory Only if taking GEOG 374 1
Electives 6
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
 Credits15
Spring
GEOG 474 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 2
GEOG 474L GIS Laboratory 1
GEOG 334
Climatology
or Selected Topics in Physical Geography
3
GEOG 475
Digital Image Processing
or Urban Geography and Planning
3
Electives 6
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
 Credits15
Senior Year
Fall
GEOG 377 Quantitative Applications in Geography 2
GEOG 377L Spatial Analysis Laboratory 1
Electives 15
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
 Credits18
Spring
GEOG 454 Conservation and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources 3
Electives 12
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
 Credits15
 Total Credits125

^^ Please Note: Every student must fulfill all University, Departmental, and Essential Studies requirements. Essential Studies requirements are found at http://und.edu/academics/essential-studies/requirements.cfm

B.S. with Major in Geography - Geographic Education Emphasis - Teacher Licensure

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredits
GEOG 151 Human Geography 3
GEOG 161 World Regional Geography 3
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Essential Studies Elective 3
(from Social Sciences--other than Geography)  
Note: Geography students seeking secondary licensure must have a geography education adviser in the Geography Department ind an adviser in the Department of Teaching and Learning.  
 Credits15
Second Semester
GEOG 121 Global Physical Environment 3
GEOG 121L Global Physical Environment Laboratory 1
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
GEOG 271 The Power of Maps 3
Essential Studies Electives 6
(from Fine Arts and Humanities)  
 Credits16
Sophomore Year
First Semester
GEOG 352 Economic Geography 3
GEOG 377 Quantitative Applications in Geography 2
GEOG 377L Spatial Analysis Laboratory 1
Elective 3
(from the list of approved Geography electives for Education Emphasis--see your advisor for recommendations)  
Essential Studies Elective 3
(from Math, Science and Technology)  
Essential Studies Elective 3
(from Fine Arts and Humanitites)  
 Credits15
Second Semester
T&L 250 Introduction to Education 3
Essential Studies Elective 4
(from Math, Science and Technology--recommended are GEOG 134 and 134L)  
Electives 7
(from the list of approved Geography electives for Education Emphasis--see your advisor for recommendations)  
Elective 3
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
 Credits17
Junior Year
First Semester
T&L 339 Technology for Teachers 2
T&L 345 Curriculum Development and Instruction 3
T&L 350 Development and Education of the Adolescent 3
Electives 9
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
 Credits17
Second Semester
GEOG 386 Geography Education Field Placement 1-3
GEOG 419 Methods and Materials of Teaching Middle and Secondary School in Geographic Education 3
T&L 432 Learning Environments 2-3
T&L 486 Field Experience 1-4
Electives 6
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
 Credits13-19
Senior Year
First Semester
T&L 433 Multicultural Education 3
T&L 319 Inclusive Strategies 3
Electives 9
(from Geography or another department--see your advisor for a list of recommended courses)  
 Credits15
Second Semester
T&L 487 Student Teaching 13
T&L 488 Senior Seminar 1
GEOG 454 Conservation and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources 3
 Credits17
 Total Credits125-131

^^ Please Note: Every student must fulfill all University, Departmental, and Essential Studies requirements. Essential Studies requirements are found at http://und.edu/academics/essential-studies/requirements.cfm

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