Honours Specialization

Honours Specialization in Geography

Graduation Requirements:

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must also satisfy the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree requirements, which include regulations on first year and subject maximum and breadth requirements.

Program Requirements:

Students will need to achieve a minimum 70% average in the 60 credits presented for the Honours Specialization in Geography.

Students must complete 120 credits including 60 credits in the Honours Specialization as follows:
All of the following: 12 cr.
GEOG 1016 People, Place and Environment  
GEOG 1017 Introduction to Physical Geography  
GEOG 2017 GIS and the Earth from Space  
GEOG 2026 Introduction to Quantitative Methods  
Twelve credits from the following: 12 cr.
GEOG 2106 Landscapes and Surface Processes  
GEOG 2107 Weather and Climate  
GEOG 2126 Physical Hydrology  
GEOG 2136 Cultural Geography  
GEOG 2146 Cities in a Changing World  
GEOG 2226 Environment and Society  
Three credits of Regional Geography* 3 cr.
GEOG 3000 level   12 cr.
GEOG 4000 level   12 cr.
GEOG 3000 or 4000 level   9 cr.

Breadth Requirements and Electives:

ACAD 1601   3 cr.
Humanities   3 cr.
Electives   54 cr.


Students must be entering fourth year with a minimum 70% overall average in the subject to enrol in GEOG 4986 or GEOG 4995.

With permission of the discipline, students may complete either GEOG 4986 or GEOG 4995, but not both, towards their fourth year.

*The list of Regional Geography courses include the following: GEOG 3076, GEOG 3406, GEOG 3606, GEOG 3706, GEOG 3707

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