Catalog 2010-2012

Geography-Teaching (Extended Program)

The Geography-Teaching major requires a minimum of 129-135 total hours to graduate (depending on the minor chosen). This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx), the Professional Education Requirements (page xxx), and the following specified major requirements to complete the minimum of 129-135 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.



  Social Science: 900:190; 900:191.....4 hours

  Geography: 970:010; 970:026 (4 hrs.); 970:040; 970:061; 970:141; 970:171 or 970:180.....19 hours

Electives in geography.....15 hours*

38 hours


A teaching minor is required in one of the social sciences.

*Other programs occasionally offer courses appropriate to the geography major. The Department of Geography will approve substituting up to two such courses for electives in geography. Note that only 3 hours of credit in 970:179 will count toward electives for the major.