Geography Major:
Geographic Information Science Concentration (42 - 43 Credits)

All Colleges, excluding teacher certification programs

General Requirements: All courses required

Course Number             Course Title Credits
ESC 101 Earth Environments 4
GEO 110 World Cultural Regions 3
GEO 201 Geography of United States and Canada 3
GEO / ESC 250 Fundamentals of Cartography 3
GEO / ESC 345 Remote Sensing of the Environment 3
GEO / ESC 385 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 3
GEO 401 Focus on Geography: A Capstone Course 1
GEO / ESC 445 Advanced Remote Sensing 3
GEO / ESC 455 Applied Map Design and Production in Cartography and GIS 3
GEO 485 Advanced Geographic Information Systems 3
MTH 145 Elementary Statistics 4

Physical Geography: One course required

ESC 221 Introduction to Climate Systems 4
ESC 222 Landforms: Processes and Regions 4
GEO / ESC 422 Meteorology and Weather Forecasting 3
GEO / ESC 425 Biogeography 3
GEO / ESC 426 Soil Morphology and Genesis
GEO / ESC 427 Water Resources 3
GEO / ESC 430 Fluvial Geomorphology 3
GEO / ESC 460 Environmental Hazards and Land Use Planning 3

Cultural Geography: One course required

GEO 300 Population Geography 3
GEO 306 Economic Geography 3
GEO 307 Political Geography 3
GEO 309 Urban Geography 3

Electives: One course from one of the two groups (3 credits required)

GEO / ESC 450
        or
GEO / ESC 490
        or
GEO / ESC 499
Geography Internship

Independent Study

Undergraduate Research
3 (must be GIS related)
     
GEO / ESC 390
        or
GEO / ESC 440
        or
GEO / ESC 488
Field Methods

Geographic Interpretation of Aerial Photographs

Spatial Data Analysis
3