The major in geography requires at least 24 hours of geography courses at the 3000-4000 level and must include GEOG 2011-2011L. A minimum grade of "C" (2.0) must be earned in each course. For the A.B. degree, 3000-4000-level course work in the major must include 6 hours of human geography courses, 3 hours of physical geography courses, and 12 additional elective hours in geography; at least 6 hours must comprise 4000-level courses in human geography or techniques. For the B.S. degree, 3000-4000-level course work in the major must include 6 hours of physical geography courses, 3 hours of human geography courses, and 12 additional elective hours in geography; at least 6 hours must be 4000-level courses in physical geography or techniques.
I. FOUNDATION COURSES (9 HOURS)
ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101E or ENGL 1101S
II. SCIENCES (7-8 HOURS)
At least one of the physical science or life science courses must include a laboratory.
Physical Sciences (3-4 hours)
Life Sciences (3-4 hours)
Please consider the Franklin College's Biological Sciences requirement when selecting courses from the Core Curriculum. Some courses approved for the core curriculum do not satisfy the Franklin College requirement.
III. QUANTITATIVE REASONING (3-4 HOURS)
Preferred Course(s): GEOG 2011-2011L
IV. WORLD LANGUAGES AND CULTURE, HUMANITIES AND THE ARTS (12 HOURS)
Note: Course credit received as a result of a score on a departmental foreign language placement test will not satisfy the General Education Core Curriculum requirements in Area IV, World Languages and Culture, Humanities and the Arts.
World Languages and Culture (9 hours)
|Preferred Course(s): GEOG 1101 or GEOG 2010H|
Humanities and the Arts (3 hours)
|No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.|
V. SOCIAL SCIENCES (9 HOURS)
- Students who have not met the Georgia and U.S. Constitution requirement by examination should enroll in POLS 1101 or POLS 1101E or POLS 1105H.
- A passing grade on an examination on the history of the United States and Georgia is required to satisfy the United States and Georgia History Requirement for all persons receiving a baccalaureate degree from the University, unless exempted by one of the following courses: HIST 2111, HIST 2111E, HIST 2111H, HIST 2112, HIST 2112E, HIST 2112H, HIST 3080H. Examinations are given at University Testing Services. Reexamination is permitted. Contact University Testing Services at (706) 542-3183 for information.
5. An additional course from the Core Area V, Social Sciences, list
If any of the courses in Area VI have been used to satisfy Areas II-V of the Core Curriculum, General Electives may be taken here. (Refer to College-wide requirements when selecting General Electives).
A baccalaureate degree program must require at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall.
Students in the Franklin College must earn a grade of "C" (2.0) or better in major required courses.
Required Courses (25-27 hours)
(At least three of the eight selected courses must be 4000-level courses from Group A and/or Group C; no more than six (6) credit hours from Group D may be counted towards satisfying the major requirements.)
Group A -- Human/Regional Geography
|Systematic Focus||Regional Focus|
|GEOG 3620||GEOG 4610||GEOG 4650||GEOG(AFST) 3650||ANTH(GEOG) 4275|
|GEOG 3630 / GEOG 3630E||GEOG 4620||GEOG 4660||CMLT(AFAM)(AFST)(GEOG)(LACS) 4260|
|GEOG 3640||GEOG 4630||GEOG 4670||GEOG 4290|
|GEOG 3660||GEOG 4631||GEOG 4680||GEOG 4710|
|GEOG 3690||GEOG 4632||GEOG 4690||GEOG(LACS) 4720|
|GEOG 4633||GEOG(INTL) 4694 -- this is a UGA á Paris course and must be taken in Paris||GEOG 4730|
|GEOG(INTL)(HIST) 4634 -- this is a UGA á Paris course and must be taken in Paris||GEOG 4860||GEOG 4740|
|GEOG 4640||GEOG 4890||GEOG 4750|
Group B -- Physical Geography
Group C -- Geographic Techniques
Group D -- Miscellaneous Geography Courses
|*Note: These are all variable hour courses that require a faculty mentor to supervise the course. Please consult your advisor and/or a professor in the department about registering for these courses.|
|GEOG 3990 - Internship in Geography|
|GEOG 4921/6921 (minimum 3 hours) -- Directed Topics in Independent Research|
|GEOG 4960R -- Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I|
|GEOG 4970R -- Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II|
|GEOG 4980R -- Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III|
|GEOG 4990R -- Undergraduate Research Thesis (or Final Project)|