Major in Geography

Graduation Requirements:

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

Program Requirements:

Students will need to achieve a minimum 60% average in the 36 credits presented for the Major in Geography.

Students must complete 36 credits in the Major as follows:
All of the following: 9 cr.
GEOG 1016 People, Place and Environment  
GEOG 1017 Introduction to Physical Geography  
GEOG 2017 GIS and the Earth from Space  
Fifteen credits from the following: 15 cr.
GEOG 2026 Introduction to Quantitative Methods  
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   9 cr.

Breadth Requirements and Electives:

ACAD 1601   3 cr.
Humanities   3 cr.


Students may complete an Honours BA double major if they obtain an overall average of 70% in each Major, and complete an additional three credits (minimum) at the 4000 level in each Major. Please refer to the Honours double major degree requirement section for further information.

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