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Department of Geosciences and Environment

BA Geography

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Option (64 units)

I. Lower Division Required Courses (20 units)
GEOG 155 Cultural Geography (4)
GEOG 160 Physical Geography (4)
GEOG 260 Map and Air Photo Interpretation (4)
GEOG 282 Spatial Measurements and Elementary Statistics (4)

Select one of the following three courses
GEOL 150 Earth Revealed (4)
GEOL 155 Oceanography (4)

II. Upper Division Required Courses (36 Units)
Technical Core (32 units)
GEOG 369 Fundamentals of Geographic Information Sciences (4)
GEOG 395 Geographic Methodology (4)
GEOG 466 Remote Sensing (4)
GEOG 468 Computer Cartography (4)
GEOG 469 Spatial Analysis and GIS Modeling (4)
GEOG 482 Multivariate Statistics in Geography (4)
GEOG 495 Senior Thesis (4)
Plus one of the following (4 Units):
GEOG 463 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications in Urban Planning (4)
GEOG 464 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications in Political Science
GEOG 465 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications in Environmental Studies

Systematic Core (4 units)
Select one of the following:
GEOG 402 Geomorphology (4)
GEOG 407 Biogeography (4)
GEOG 410 Applied Climatology (4)
GEOG 442 Population Geography (4)
GEOG 455 Political Geography (4)
GEOG 457 Transportation Geography (4)
GEOG 476 Urban Geography (4)
GEOG 458 Urban Transportation (4)

III. Electives in Geography (8 units)
To be determined by student and advisor. It could include additional courses from the list of Systematic Core in Geography (see

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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