UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Programs

B.A., Geography

General

Geography/Standard Program prepares students to understand the environment around us and to interpret the patterns found across Earth’s surface. Comprised of 46 units, the Geography major allows flexibility in course selection, while providing a solid background in human, physical and regional aspects of the discipline. Social Science Subject Matter Program for the Single Subject Credential …

B.A., Geography

Geographic Information Science

Geography/Geographic Information Science features a strong technical component based on applications of geographic information science (GIS), cartography and remote sensing, along with training in geographical analysis and data presentation. Social Science Subject Matter Program for the Single Subject Credential Geography majors who are interested in teaching social studies at the middle school or high school …

Minor in Geographic Information Science

A minor in GIS is comprised of 21 units focused on courses involving geographic information science and related technologies.

Minor in Geography

A minor in Geography is comprised of 20 units.

M.A., Geography

The Master of Arts in Geography provides the student with a high degree of flexibility in the selection of courses used to meet the program requirements. Courses may be selected from any of the graduate offerings in geomorphology, climatology, biogeography, economic geography, cultural geography, urban geography, regional geography, cartography and geographic information science. This option prepares …

M.S., Geographic Information Science

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies offers, within the Master of Science in Geographic Information Science (MSGISci) degree, a highly structured specialization program in which most of the requirements are met with graduate courses dealing with various aspects of GIS. This program is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in this highly technological …