Requirements for a minor in Geography. Eighteen semester hours, including
GEOG 10003, GEOG 20013, GEOG 30503, GEOG 30703, and GEOL 10113, 10143, or 30113.
GEOG 30503 or GEOG 30703 must be repeated for credit as the specified region
or topic changes. GEOG 40016 may substitute for the repeated GEOG 30503 or GEOG
30703. No grade lower than "C" can be applied to the minor.
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Courses of Instruction
10003 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY.A survey of the world's primary
regions and the human and physical geography that shape them. Interactions between
natural environment, cultural geography, geopolitics, history, land use, and
economic geography are highlighted
20013 HUMAN GEOGRAPHY. The systematic subdivisions of human geography
are surveyed, including urban, political, economic, historical, agricultural,
and population geography. Within each subdiscipline, applications of geographic
concepts and processes are emphasized.
30503 TOPICS IN REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY.An analysis of the human and
physical geography of a specific region. Examples of regions include Latin America,
United States, Texas, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Western Europe. Regional characteristics
investigated may include economic, political, historical, and cultural components
as well as topography, climate, and natural resources. May be repeated for credit
provided the specified region changes.
30703 TOPICS IN SYSTEMATIC GEOGRAPHY. Concepts, principles, patterns,
and processes associated with a specific subdiscipline in geography. Examples
of topics include Urban Geography, Cultural Geography, Geopolitics, Historical
Geography, and Physical Geography. May be repeated for credit provided the specified
40016 SUMMER FIELD STUDIES IN GEOGRAPHY.An intensive field study
in the regional and systematic geography of a selected area. Examples include
France, Central America, and the American West. May be repeated for credit provided
the selected area changes. Students planning to enroll should contact the Coordinator
of Geography by March 1 of the year in which enrollment is contemplated.