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Geography - B.A. Program Requirements

  • Environmental Geography Concentration
  • Geographic Information Concentration
  • Social Geography Concentration

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity and writing-intensive requirements.

I. DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE  (1 credit)
Type Course Title Credits
US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (23 credits)  Courses count in major GPA 
Type Course Title Credits
KSS
DD
GEOG 17063 World Geography 3
KAD
DD   17064 Geography of the United States and Canada 3
KBS   21062 Physical Geography 3
KBS   21063 Physical Geography Laboratory 1
39002 Statistical Methods in Geography 3
39161 Introduction to Cartography 3
39162 Introduction to Cartography Laboratory 1
WIC   40191 Seminar in Geography* 3
3/4xxxx Regional Geography elective (upper division) 3
III. ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (76 credits)  
Type Course Title Credits
Foreign Language 14-16
Kent Core Additional (must be from two categories) 3
Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory) 5-6
Kent Core Composition 6-8
Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each)
9
Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning 3-5
Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two disciplines) 6
General Electives (minimum 16 upper-division credit hours) 23-30
IV. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (21 credits) 
Environmental Geography (21)
Geographic Information (21)
Social Geography(21)
MINIMUM TOTAL 
121

*A minimum C (2.0) grade must be earned to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

Environmental Geography Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2010-2011 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (21 credits)Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
GEOG 49070 Geographic Information Science 3
Choose from the following: Environmental Geography Elective 12
GEOG 31062 Fundamentals of Meteorology (3)  
31064 Principles of Climatology (3)  
31080 Geography of Wine (3)  
41050 Polar and Alpine Environments (3)  
41052 Glaciers and Glaciation (3)  
41062 Advanced Physical Geography (3)  
41066 Climate Change and Its Impact (3)  
41073 Conservation of Natural Resources (3)  
41074 Resource Geography (3)  
41082 Geography of Soils (3)
Choose from the following: Geographic Information Electives 3
GEOG 44070 Spatial Analysis and Location Theory (3)  
49070 Geographic Information Science (3)  
49076 Spatial Programming (3)  
49080 Advanced Geographic Information Science (3)  
49162 Advanced Cartography (3)  
49163 Advanced Cartography Laboratory (1)  
49165 GeoMapping (3)  
49210 Earth Imagery (3)  
49211 Earth Imagery Laboratory (1)  
49230 Remote Sensing (3)  
Choose from the following: Social Geography 3
GEOG 31070 Population and Environment (3)  
32080 Politics and Place (3)  
34070 Economic Geography (3)  
35065 Geography of Transportation/Spatial Interaction (3)  
36065 Cities and Urbanization (3)  
42040 Tourism Development and Recreational Travel (3)  
42052 Medical Geography (3)  
42064 Historical Geography of the United States and Canada (3)  
44010 Geography of the Global Economy (3)  
45085 Urban Transportation (3)  
46065 Advanced Urban Geography (3)  
46070 Urban and Regional Planning (3)  
MINIMUM TOTAL 
21

Geographic Information Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2010-2011 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (21 credits)Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
Choose from the following: Environmental Geography Elective* 3-6
GEOG 31062 Fundamentals of Meteorology (3)  
31064 Principles of Climatology (3)  
31080 Geography of Wine (3)  
41050 Polar and Alpine Environments (3)  
41052 Glaciers and Glaciation (3)  
41062 Advanced Physical Geography (3)  
41066 Climate Change and Its Impact (3)  
41073 Conservation of Natural Resources (3)  
41074 Resource Geography (3)  
41082 Geography of Soils (3)
Choose from the following: Geographic Information Electives 12
GEOG 44070 Spatial Analysis and Location Theory (3)  
49070 Geographic Information Science (3)  
49076 Spatial Programming (3)  
49080 Advanced Geographic Information Science (3)  
49162 Advanced Cartography (3)  
49163 Advanced Cartography Laboratory (1)  
49165 GeoMapping (3)  
49210 Earth Imagery (3)  
49211 Earth Imagery Laboratory (1)  
49230 Remote Sensing (3)  
Choose from the following: Social Geography* 3-6
GEOG 31070 Population and Environment (3)  
32080 Politics and Place (3)  
34070 Economic Geography (3)  
35065 Geography of Transportation/Spatial Interaction (3)  
36065 Cities and Urbanization (3)  
42040 Tourism Development and Recreational Travel (3)  
42052 Medical Geography (3)  
42064 Historical Geography of the United States and Canada (3)  
44010 Geography of the Global Economy (3)  
45085 Urban Transportation (3)  
46065 Advanced Urban Geography (3)  
46070 Urban and Regional Planning (3)  
MINIMUM TOTAL 
21

*Students must take one course from each and an additional course from either the Geographic Information electives or Social Geography courses.

Social Geography Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2010-2011 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (21 credits) Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
Choose from the following: Environmental Geography Elective 3
GEOG 31062 Fundamentals of Meteorology (3)  
31064 Principles of Climatology (3)  
31080 Geography of Wine (3)  
41050 Polar and Alpine Environments (3)  
41052 Glaciers and Glaciation (3)  
41062 Advanced Physical Geography (3)  
41066 Climate Change and Its Impact (3)  
41073 Conservation of Natural Resources (3)  
41074 Resource Geography (3)  
41082 Geography of Soils (3)
Choose from the following: Geographic Information Electives 6
GEOG 44070 Spatial Analysis and Location Theory (3)  
49070 Geographic Information Science (3)  
49076 Spatial Programming (3)  
49080 Advanced Geographic Information Science (3)  
49162 Advanced Cartography (3)  
49163 Advanced Cartography Laboratory (1)  
49165 GeoMapping (3)  
49210 Earth Imagery (3)  
49211 Earth Imagery Laboratory (1)  
49230 Remote Sensing (3)  
Choose from the following: Social Geography 12
GEOG 31070 Population and Environment (3)  
32080 Politics and Place (3)  
34070 Economic Geography (3)  
35065 Geography of Transportation/Spatial Interaction (3)  
36065 Cities and Urbanization (3)  
42040 Tourism Development and Recreational Travel (3)  
42052 Medical Geography (3)  
42064 Historical Geography of the United States and Canada (3)  
44010 Geography of the Global Economy (3)  
45085 Urban Transportation (3)  
46065 Advanced Urban Geography (3)  
46070 Urban and Regional Planning (3)  
MINIMUM TOTAL 
21

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