GEG-BA - Geography

Overview

Official Name of Program

Geography

Plan Code

GEG-BA

Department(s) Sponsoring Program

Career

Undergraduate

Degree Designation

BA - Bachelor of Arts

HEGIS Code

2206.00

NYSED Program Code

36577 - GEG-BA

CIP Code

45.0701

This program offers students a study of the complex forces that interact to shape the world allowing them to develop an understanding and appreciation of the diversity of the earth's physical and cultural environments, as well as the mutually reinforcing interrelationships between people and places on a variety of scales.

Admission, Continuation, and Graduation Requirements

For admission, continuation and graduation from the Bachelor of Arts degree program in Geography, students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Honors

To graduate with honors in Geography a student must have a 3.5 grade point average in geography courses and must complete a thesis or research project determined by the student under the direction of a faculty advisor.

Internship/Independent Study

Geography Internship (course-course) or Geography Independent Study (course-course) may be used to satisfy this requirement. Two courses (8 credits) may be taken outside the Geography major with the permission of the Geography coordinator.

Requirements