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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 [Archived Catalog]

Geography—Environmental Geography Major (B.S.)


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Major code BS4232

College of Arts and Sciences 
Geography Department
Clippinger Laboratories 122
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1140
Fax: 740.593.1138
meeksa@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/geography

Geoff Buckley, contact person
 

Program Overview

This program provides concentrated study of the Earth’s physical systems and human interactions with the environment. Students completing this interdisciplinary program will develop competencies in a broad array of subjects spanning the natural and social sciences, as well as complementary analytical techniques.
 

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.


Opportunities Upon Graduation

Environmental geography prepares students for careers in environmental and sustainability planning, resource management, natural areas preservation, and outdoor and environmental education, as well as in environmental assessment, monitoring, and restoration.
 

Requirements

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

College-Level Requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences


View the A&S - College Level Requirements (A&S CLR) .

Environmental Geography Major


The major requirement for the B.S. degree in Geography-Environmental Geography is a minimum of 44 hours of geography. Take some of the supporting courses to satisfy the University General Education requirement and the College of Arts and Sciences requirements.

Geography Foundations


Complete the following geography foundation courses with at least the minimum grade indicated for each course:

Geography Regional Course


Complete one regional course from the following:

Program Requirements


Core Courses


Complete the following two required courses:

Supporting Courses


Chemistry


Complete one of the chemistry options.

Chemistry Option 1:

Chemistry Option 2:

Mathematics


Complete the following course:

Natural Sciences


Complete a minumum of 6 hours either in Biological Sciences (BIOS and PBIO) or in Geological Sciences (GEOL).

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