2019-2020 Catalog

Bachelor of Science with a Major Geography

Required 120 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 30 of which must be from UND) including:

I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).

II. The following core curriculum courses for A and B sub-plans (25 or 26 credits):

GEOG 121
121L
Global Physical Environment
and Global Physical Environment Laboratory
4
GEOG 151Human Geography3
GEOG 161World Regional Geography3
GEOG 274Introduction to Geospatial Technologies3
GEOG 471
471L
Cartography and Visualization
and Cartography and Visualization Laboratory
3
GEOG 454Conservation and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources *3
GEOG 474
474L
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
and GIS Laboratory
3
Select one of the following statistics courses
SOC 326Sociological Statistics3
ECON 210Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics3
PSYC 241Introduction to Statistics4
MATH 321Applied Statistical Methods3
BIOL 470Biometry4

III. Select one of the following sub-plans:

A: Global Human Environment Sub-plan

Required (6 credits)
GEOG 352Economic Geography3
GEOG 457Urban Geography and Planning3
Electives (6 credits) *5
GEOG 134Introduction to Global Climate3
GEOG 134LIntroduction to Global Climate Laboratory1
GEOG 250Introduction to Geopolitics3
GEOG 262Geography of North America I3
GEOG 263Geography of North Dakota3
GEOG 300Special Topics in Geography1-3
GEOG 322Environmental Hazards3
GEOG 334Climatology3
GEOG 362Geography of Canada3
GEOG 421Selected Topics in Physical Geography3
GEOG 453Historical Geography3
GEOG 463Regional Geography2-3
GEOG 476Selected Topics in Geographic Information Systems3

B: Geospatial Science Sub-plan

Required (6 credits)8
GEOG 374Environmental Remote Sensing2
GEOG 374LEnvironmental Remote Sensing Laboratory1
GEOG 475Digital Image Processing3
or GEOG 476 Selected Topics in Geographic Information Systems
Electives (6 credits) *
GEOG 134Introduction to Global Climate3
GEOG 134LIntroduction to Global Climate Laboratory1
GEOG 262Geography of North America I3
GEOG 263Geography of North Dakota3
GEOG 300Special Topics in Geography1-3
GEOG 322Environmental Hazards3
GEOG 334Climatology3
GEOG 352Economic Geography3
GEOG 362Geography of Canada3
GEOG 421Selected Topics in Physical Geography3
GEOG 453Historical Geography3
GEOG 457Urban Geography and Planning3
GEOG 475Digital Image Processing **3
GEOG 476Selected Topics in Geographic Information Systems ***3

C: Teacher Licensure

Through a partnership with the College of Education and Human Development and the Department of Teaching and Learning, students may seek secondary licensure in Geography. The following program of study must be completed:

I. The Geography major (sub-plan A or B described above).  Geography majors seeking secondary licensure must have an adviser in the Geography Department and an adviser in the Department of Teaching and Learning.  Elective courses in Geography specific to teaching must be selected in consultation with the academic advisor in Geography and Teaching and Learning.

II. Admission to the Secondary Program, normally while taking T&L 250 Introduction to Education. (See College of Education and Human Development for admission and licensing requirements.)

III. Students seeking the secondary teaching licensure in Geography must complete the Department of Teaching and Learning requirements in Secondary Education (See College of Education and Human Development). 

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