Program Planning


Bachelor of Arts - Geography Sample Sequencing Plan (2010 / 2011)

Shown below is a sample sequence of courses for your degree. If you follow this plan, you should be able to graduate in four years, provided you complete five courses per semester. This is just one example of how you could complete your major and degree requirements; you may find that a different sequence works as well as this one.

See the UofL Calendar and/or the Program Planning Guide for details regarding program requirements.

Year 1, Fall
Geography 1200
Required Computer Science cognate
Required cognate1
GLER course
GLER course
 
Year 1, Spring
Geography 1000
Archaeology 1000 (required cognate)
Required cognate1
Required Statistics cognate
GLER course
 
Year 2, Fall
Environmental Science 2000 (required cognate)
Geography 2030
Geography 2700
Required cognate1
GLER course
 
Year 2, Spring
Geography 2210
Geography 2300
Geography 2735
Elective
Elective
 
Year 3, Fall
Geographical Techniques course
Geographical Techniques course
Elective 3000/4000 level
Elective
Elective
 
Year 3, Spring
Geographical Techniques course
Elective 3000/4000 level
Elective
Elective
Elective
 
Year 4, Fall
Geography, Geology, or Archaeology 3000/4000 level
Elective 3000/4000 level
Elective
Elective
Elective
 
Year 4, Spring
Geography, Geology, or Archaeology 3000/4000 level
Geography, Geology, or Archaeology 4000 level
Elective 3000/4000 level
Elective
Elective
 
1 Required cognates must be chosen from offerings in Anthropology, Economics, Native American Studies (excluding Blackfoot and Cree), Political Science, and Sociology.
Note: Additional requirements for the Concentration in Geographical Information Science should be taken in place of ‘Electives’ in Years 3 and 4 as appropriate.
Students considering entry to a graduate program in Geography are advised to complete Geography 4900. They should also complete a 4000-level Independent Study course in Geography in their final year.
Reminder: B.A. students should choose Geography courses and electives that are designated non-science (see Part 4, Section 11, List I: Fine Arts and Humanities and List II: Social Sciences, in the 2010/2011 Calendar) in order to meet the degree requirement for a minimum of 25 non-science courses.