Curriculum Guides

2013-2014

Geography & Planning (3350)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Geography - Geographic Info Sc (335001BST)

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Learning Outcomes
Students will exhibit an understanding of geographic concepts.
Students will exhibit an ability to use accepted methods of geographic inquiry and analysis.
Students will exhibit an ability to apply geographic concepts to problem solving and present geographic ideas and concepts effectively.
Students will exhibit an ability to effectively represent spatial and non-spatial information in map and other geographic form.

Year 1

Fall
3300:111 English Composition I3
3350:100 Introduction to Geography3
Mathematics:Any3
Modern Language:Any 35xx:1014
Min Credit Total 13
Spring
3350:250 World Regional Geography3
3300:112 English Composition II3
Natural Science:Any Set4
Elective:Any2
Modern Language:Any 35xx:1024
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
3350:310 Physical & Envrn Geography3
3350:320 Economic Geography3
Natural Science:Any Set4
Oral Communication:Any3
Modern Language:Any 35xx:2013
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
3350:305 Maps & Map Reading3
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Social Science:Any Set3
Elective:Any3
Modern Language:Any 35xx:2023
Min Credit Total 17
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
3350:440 Cartography3
3350:447 Remote Sensing3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Upper Level Elective:3350:300/400 Geography3
Humanities:Any Set3
Elective:Any3
Min Credit Total 17
Spring
3350:405 Geographic Information Systems3
3350:499 Career Assessment Seminar2
Social Science:Any OTHER Set3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Upper Level Elective:3350:300/400 Geography3
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

Fall
3350:496 Field Research Methods3
Elective:Any3
Elective:Any3
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:3350:300/400 Geotechniques Elective3
Upper Level Elective:3350:300/400 Geotechniques Elective3
Min Credit Total 18
Spring
3350:483 Spatial Analysis3
Elective:Any3
Elective:Any3
Upper Level Elective:3350:300/400 Geography3
Upper Level Elective:3350:300/400 Geotechniques Elective3
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
This degree is offered by the Department of Geoscience. Visit the department website for more information: Department of Geoscience
18 credits in Geotechniques requirements.
9 credits in Geotechniques electives.
6 credits in Geography and Planning electives.
47 total credits in Geography required to graduate; 47 upper level credits required to graduate.
3400:221 Humanities in the World Since 1300 can be substituted for 3400:210 Humanities in Western Tradition I.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 128 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 08-20-2013