Geography Major: Bachelor of Arts

A Major in Geography leading to a B.A. degree consists of 40 hours in Geography and Earth Sciences coursework.

Core Courses (21 hours)

  • GEOG 1101  World Regional Geography (3)
  • GEOG 1103  Spatial Thinking (4)
  • GEOG 1105  Location of Human Activity (3)
  • GEOG 1110  Introduction to Planning (3)
  • GEOG 2110  Introduction to Geographic Research (3)
  • GEOG 4600  Professional Seminar (1)
  • ESCI 1101  Earth Science-Geography (3)
  • ESCI 1101L  Earth Science-Geography Lab (1)

Elective Courses (19 hours)

Except for required courses, the B.A. degree requires 19 hours of elective coursework numbered 2000 or above, with at least six hours in coursework at the 4000-level.  Up to three elective courses may be selected from courses with the ESCI, GEOL, and METR prefix.  Students are encouraged to take additional coursework in related disciplines or to select a second major. 

Use the UNC Charlotte online catalog to find additional information about this degree.

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