Geography Minor - Calendar Program Description

Below is a list of courses that might be of interest to a student wishing to pursue a geography minor. Note that this is only a recommendation and that there are many other possible courses that could be used.

Lower Division Courses

Code Credits Name Requires Reason WQB
Geog 100 3 Society, Space, Environment: Introducing Human Geography     B-Soc
Geog 111 3 Earth Systems     B-Sci
Geog 214 3 Weather and Climate GEOG 111 Pre-Req for GEOG multiple Upper Division courses Q
Geog 241 3 Social Geography GEOG 100 Recommended B-Soc
Geog 251 3 Quantitative Geography GEOG 100 or GEOG 111 Pre-Req for GEOG 352 Q

Upper Division Courses

Code Credits Name Requires Reason WQB
Geog 311 4 Hydrology (GEOG 213 or GEOG 214), STAT 270 Recommended Q
GEOG 352 4 Spatial Analysis GEOG 251, STAT 270 Recommended Q
GEOG 411 4 Advanced Hydrology GEOG 311. STAT 270 Recommended Q
GEOG 451 4 Spatial Modelling GEOG 251, STAT 270, GEOG 352 Recommended Q
Total: 16        
Required: 15        

Synergy

Geographic data is very prevalent in modern society, from climate models, to geographic information systems, to census data. Statistics allows us to make sense of this data, and use it to make inferences about the world.

Possible Careers (Please consult other resources e.g. Career Services)

  • Climatologist
  • Ecologist
  • Resource Conservationist