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College of  Liberal  Arts:    BS  Geography  in  Physical  Geography   23      

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Bachelor of Science / Major in Geography Concentration in Physical Geography: 120 semester hours ST

1 YEAR-Fall Semester ENG 1310 (3) US 1100 (1) POSI 2310 (3) MATH 1315 or higher (not 1316) (3) Natural Science Component (3-4) GEO 1309 OR 1310 (3) nd

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1 YEAR-Spring Semester HIST 1310 (3) GEO 2410 (4) Natural Science Component (3-4) PFW (1) ENG 1320 (3) nd

2 YEAR-Fall Semester 2 YEAR-Spring Semester COMM 1310 (3) POSI 2320 (3) ENG LIT (3)* Modern Language 1420 (if required) (4) Modern Language 1410 (if required) (4) GEO techniques (4)** HIST 1320 (3) PHIL 1305 OR 1320 (3) GEO 3301 (3) ENG LIT (3)* PFW (1) * GEO Major ENG LIT REQS: ü Can Select From the Following ENG LIST CLASSES: 2310, 2320, 2340, 2359, 2360 ü Can substitute ENG 3303-Technical Writing for one of the ENG LIT courses ** GEO Techniques Course: ü To be chosen from: 2426, 3411, 3416, 4430 NOTES: ü All majors must satisfy the pre-major requirements: a. Complete GEO 1309 or GEO 1310, GEO 2410 & GEO 3301 with grades of “C” or higher in each course. b. Complete 45 or more credit hours with a cumulative Texas State GPA of at least 2.25. ü Texas State GPA of 2.25 required. Geography major GPA must be 2.50 ü

Minor Required. List of RECOMMENDED MINORS includes: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, or Physics minors are highly recommended to complement your Physical Geography Major.

-The BS degree with a major in Physical Geography requires a minimum of 36 hours of Geography: a. Physical Geography Major Required Core Courses– GEO 3305, 3325 and at least two courses from GEO 1105/1305, 3335 and/or 4316. b. Geography Required Techniques Courses (select at least three courses) GEO 2426, 3411, 3416, 4412, 4422, 4430. c. Geography Electives (select at least two) GEO 2310, 2420, 2427, 3321, 3434, 3349, 4310, 4313, 4314, 4325, 4334, 4339, 4350, 4380, 4391. d. Student may select one regional course as a Geography Elective - GEO 3307, 3308, 3309, 3328, 3329, 3332, 3333, 4306, 4328.

Updated  RE   May  25,  2012  

BS Geography with a Concentration in Physical Geography  
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