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Major and Minor Information

 

Geography Majors: Click here to download the details on the Capstone requirements

 

Geography Major Geography Minor Planning (Geography)
Minor

 

BA/BS in Geography

The primary objective of the geography program is to provide students with intellectual maturity, geographic information, theory, and skills related to the solution of problems in a professional career. Those careers, in governments, corporations, and education, are based on understanding the intricate relationships between places, people and cultures. The program is a foundation for prospective employment in the state, nation, foreign areas and for graduate study. For more information, contact Dr. Mike McGlade, 838-8381, mcgladm@wou.edu, Dr. Mark Van Steeter, 838-8855, vanstem@wou.edu, Dr. Sriram Khé, 838-8852, khes@wou.edu, or Dr. Shaun Huston, 838-8296, hustons@wou.edu

 

 

GEOGRAPHY MAJOR (64 Credits)

 

Foundations (12)

 

Geographic Thought and Practice (16)

Choose Two:

 

Geography and Society (8)

 

Choose Two:

 

Human-Environment Relations (8)

 

Choose Two:

 

Capstone (4)

 

Choose one of the following three concentrations:

 

Culture and Politics (16)

 

Choose four:

 

Urban and International (16)

 

Choose four:

 

Physical Environment (16)

 

Choose four:

 

 

GEOGRAPHY MINOR (27-28 Credits)

 

 

Choose one (3-4)

 

Any Three Upper-Division Geography courses (12)

 

 

GEOGRAPHY PLANNING MINOR (28 Credits)

 

Choose one (3-4)

 

Choose one (4)

 


Upper-division elective in Geography (4)

Contact

Division of Social Sciences 503-838-8288 | or e-mail: ryalss@wou.edu
Location: HSS 231