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Division of Natural Sciences & MathematicsDepartment of Geography & the Environment

Degree Programs

Geography & the Environment

Degree Requirements

Basic requirements

  • Completion of a minimum of 48 total credit hours that includes all required coursework
  • Complete a Capstone Project

Course work structure

  • Required courses (28 credit hours)
  • Electives (20 credit hours)

Required course work (28 credits)

  • GEOG 3000 Advanced Geographic Statistics - 4 credits
  • GEOG 3010 Geographic Information Analysis - 4 credits
  • GEOG 3140 Database Design - 4 credits
  • GEOG 3150 Project Management - 4 credits
  • GEOG 3200 Remote Sensing - 4 credits *
  • GEOG 4020 Research Methods - 4 credits
  • GEOG 4993 Capstone Project - 4 credits

*GIS 4700 offered through the GIS certificate program is equivalent to GEOG 3200. GIS certificate students must take GIS 4700 if they plan to apply for the MSGISc online program.