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  • Social Studies - Emphasis in Geography
  • History

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.S. Degree in Social Studies - Geography (120 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    ANTH 110 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
    ECON 100 The American Economy (3)
    GEOS 111 Cultures and Regions (3)
    HIST 121 History of the United States to 1877 (3)
    HIST 122 History of the United States Since 1877 (3)
    HIST 440 Secondary Social Studies Instruction (3)
    POL 105 Making Sense of Politics (3)
    PSY 113 General Psychology (3)
    SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology (3) or
    SOC 210 Social Problems (3)


    Requirements

    Geography Primary Emphasis (25 credits)

    All students in this emphasis must complete GEOS 110 Introductory Physical Geography (3) and GEOS 480 Senior Seminar (1). Additionally, students must complete six credits from the following courses. Students must also choose a secondary emphasis in Anthropology, Economics, History, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

    GEOS 235 Geography of Minnesota and North Dakota (3)
    GEOS 310 United States and Canada (3)
    GEOS 410 Eastern Europe and Russia (3)

    Students must complete fifteen credits from the following courses. Students may not fulfill the "Restricted Electives" section with any of the courses applied toward the "Requirements" section of this emphasis.

    ANTH 307 Ecological Anthropology (3)
    GEOS 235 Geography of Minnesota and North Dakota (3)
    GEOS 305 Oceanography (3)
    GEOS 310 United States and Canada (3)
    GEOS 320 Economic Geography (3)
    GEOS 325 Reading Landscape: Ways of Seeing (3)
    GEOS 330 Elementary Meteorology (3)
    GEOS 335 Environmental Geography and Conservation (3)
    GEOS 405 Geographic Information Systems (3)
    GEOS 410 Eastern Europe and Russia (3)

    Geography Secondary Emphasis (12 credits)

    Students must take GEOS 110 Introductory Physical Geography (3) and must also take one of the following courses:

    GEOS 235 Geography of Minnesota and North Dakota (3)
    GEOS 310 United States and Canada (3)
    GEOS 410 Eastern Europe and Russia (3)

    Students will complete six credits from the listed courses. Students may not fulfill the "Restricted Electives" section with any of the courses applied toward the "Requirements" section of this emphasis.

    ANTH 307 Ecological Anthropology (3)
    GEOS 235 Geography of Minnesota and North Dakota (3)
    GEOS 305 Oceanography (3)
    GEOS 310 United States and Canada (3)
    GEOS 320 Economic Geography (3)
    GEOS 325 Reading Landscape: Ways of Seeing (3)
    GEOS 330 Elementary Meteorology (3)
    GEOS 335 Environmental Geography and Conservation (3)
    GEOS 405 Geographic Information Systems (3)
    GEOS 410 Eastern Europe and Russia (3)