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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