Geography B.A.

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy for university requirements of the program. Core requirement hours may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute a three-hour (or more) general elective in place of a core area.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
GEOS 1123 Human Geography (ACTS Equivalency = GEOG 1113) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa) (or any higher level math)3-4  
1013 Elementary II World Language Course 3  
University/State Core Fine Arts, Humanities or U.S. History requirement 3  
GEOS 1113 General Geology (ACTS Equivalency = GEOL 1114 Lecture) (Sp, Su, Fa)
& GEOS 1111L General Geology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = GEOL 1114 Lab) (Sp, Su, Fa)
  4
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
2003 Intermediate I World Language Course (or higher)  3
University/State Core Humanities, U.S. History, or Fine Arts requirement (as needed)  3
General Elective  3
Year Total: 15 16
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
GEOS 2003 World Regional Geography (ACTS Equivalency = GEOG 2103) (Sp, Fa)3  
GEOS 1133 Earth Science (ACTS Equivalency = GEOL 1124 Lecture) (Sp, Fa)
& GEOS 1131L Earth Science Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = GEOL 1124 Lab) (Sp, Fa)
4  
University/State Core U.S. History, Fine Arts, or Humanities Course (as needed)3  
University/State Core Social Science requirement (non-GEOS course)3  
General Elective3  
GEOS 3000 Level or Above Elective 2  3
Advanced Level Elective1  3
General Electives  9
Year Total: 16 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
GEOS 3023 Introduction to Cartography (Fa)23  
GEOS 3000-level or Above Elective23  
General Electives9  
GEOS 3543 Geospatial Applications and Information Science (Sp, Fa)  3
GEOS 3000-level or Above Elective2  3
Advanced Level Elective1  3
General Electives  6
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
GEOS 3000-level or above Elective23  
3000-plus Upper Level ARSC Elective with Departmental Consent23  
Advanced Level Elective13  
General Electives6  
GEOS 3000-level or above Elective  3
3000-plus Upper Level ARSC Elective with Departmental Consent2  3
3000-plus Upper Level ARSC Elective2  3
3000-plus Upper Level Elective1  3
General Elective  1
Year Total: 15 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120
1

Meets 40-hour advanced credit hour requirement. See College Academic Regulations.

2

Meets 24-hour rule (24 hours of 3000-4000 level courses in Fulbright College), in addition to meeting the 40-hour rule. See College Academic Regulations.