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For more information on the Geography Department
Required Credits for Major: 33
Program Code: BA-GEOG-GEN
Required Course: 1
Required Credits (excluding those completed within the major): 34
Two (2) University Core Curriculum courses are completed as part of the major requirements:
(One (1) more UCC Area 3C course is required to complete this goal.)
University Core Curriculum requirements and courses.
Required Credits: 0-6
Click here for World Languages requirement and courses.
Required Credits: 15
Select one (1) of the following three (3) research methods courses:
Required Credits: 6
Select two (2) of the following:
Required Credits: 12
Select four (4) courses; at least two (2) must be geography courses:
Required Courses: 2
One (1) Technology Intensive course is completed as part of the major requirements: GEO 2030
One (1) additional Technology Intensive course is required for graduation.
Technology Intensive requirement and courses.
Required Courses: 4
One (1) Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the University Core Curriculum, Area 2B: ENG 1100
Three (3) additional Writing Intensive courses are required for graduation.
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