S.J. and Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources
Department of Environment and Society
The Geography major consists of a minimum of 62 credits. Students choose one of three areas of emphasis: Human-Environment Geography, Geographical Analysis and Bioregional Planning, or Physical Geography. All students complete a common core of 17 credits and also complete two courses from each of the other two emphasis cores, ensuring a broad and meaningful geography education.
Students must complete the General Education Requirements :
Students must also complete the University Studies Depth Requirements :
- Two courses having a CI designation (such as , , , , and ) will fulfill the Communication Intensive requirement
- One course having a QI designation (such as , , , , , or ) will fulfill the Quantitative Intensive requirement
- Students completing either the Human-Environment Geography or Geographical Analysis and Bioregional Planning emphases must complete at least 2 credits from each of the following two categories: Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA) and Life and Physical Sciences (DSC). Students completing the Physical Geography emphasis must complete at least 2 credits from each of the following two categories: Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA) and Depth Social Sciences (DSS).