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SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR GEOGRAPHY MAJORS, B.S. (PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY EMPHASIS)   
The following is a list of Geography Major courses arranged by year. This suggested schedule is intended to help students plan their courses in an orderly fashion. Course names that are CAPITALIZED are required core courses. Some courses or course sequences may appear more than once. Geography majors and minors are strongly encouraged to meet with advisors in the Geography program prior to selecting courses as all courses are not offered each year. Given that the study of Geography is inherently interdisciplinary, all Geography students in this major are required to take courses outside of the Geography Curriculum. The 6-8 credits of Natural/Earth Science electives include courses in Geology and Biology and may be selected in any year, provided all prerequisites for those specific courses are met.

Freshman
•    ENGL 2150 TECHNICAL WRITING
or ENGL 3150 WRITING IN THE DISCIPLINES
•    GEOG 1400 World Regional Geography (recommended)
•    GEOG 2100 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
•    GEOG 2200 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
•    GEOG 3231 INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
•    GEOL 1110 PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
•    Liberal Education Requirements

Sophomore
•    BUAD 2231 BUSINESS STATISTICS I
or PSY 3401 BASIC STATISTICS FOR RESEARCH
or STAT 2610 APPLIED STATISTICS
•    GEOG 2400 INTRODUCTION TO PLANNING
•    GEOG 3125 WEATHER AND CLIMATE
•    Spatial Methods Electives (more than one is recommended, though not required)
•    Complete Liberal Education Requirements

Junior
•    Natural/Earth Science Electives
•    Regional Geography Electives
•    Human Geography Electives
•    GEOG 4130 BIOGEOGRAPHY
•    GEOG 4140 LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY

Senior
•    Capstone Project
•    GEOG 4190 Qualitative Methods in Geographic Research
•    GEOG 4265 SPATIAL ANALYSIS