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2007-2008 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2007-2008 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Department of Geology-Geography

Geography



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(BS)

Major


The Geography Major comprises the following courses and one of the concentrations below.

Concentrations:


All majors will take 18 semester hours from geography and/or earth science courses in addition to the 29 semester hours of required courses.

1. General Geography


Eighteen semester hours from geography and/or earth science courses other than Required Courses. The course of study for the General Geography Concentration will be determined by students only after discussion with, and approval by, their major advisor and department chair.

2. Environmental Studies


Eighteen semester hours from geography and/or earth science other than Required Courses. Student must take at least 12 semester hours from the following:

3. Geographic Techniques/Spatial Analysis


Eighteen semester hours from geography/earth science other than Required Courses. Students must take at least 12 semester hours from the following:

4. International Studies


Eighteen semester hours including a minimum of 15 semester hours from the geography courses listed below and a minimum of 3 semester hours from the multi-disciplinary course list in addition to the 29 semester hours required by the geography major (i.e., core courses).

Systematic Component: (6 hours minimum)


Choose at least 2 of the following:

Multi-disciplinary Component: (3 hours minimum)


Choose from the following:

Footnote:


*Research topic must have an international focus and must be approved by the GEL/GEG International Studies Concentration Committee.

Footnote:


(Major GPA based on all geography and required earth science and geology courses taken at EIU.)

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