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Geography (GEOG)

Geography (GEOG)

The Department of Geography, the discipline, and specific courses are described in the eCalendar under Faculties & Schools > Faculty of Science > Undergraduate > Academic Programs > Geography (GEOG).

Note: students may take a Geography program either in Arts or in Science, but not in both.

The following are considered Arts programs in the B.A. & Sc.:

  • Major Concentration in Geography
  • Major Concentration in Geography (Urban Systems)
  • Minor Concentration in Geography
  • Minor Concentration in Geography (Urban Systems)

The following are considered Science programs in the B.A. & Sc.:

  • Major Concentration in Geography (Physical Geography)
  • Minor in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing
  • Minor in Geography

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration Geography (18 credits)

The Minor Concentration Geography is designed to provide students in the Faculty of Arts with an overview of basic elements of human geography at the introductory and advanced level. This Minor concentration may be expanded into the Major Concentration Geography, but not into the Major Concentration Geography (Urban Systems).

For more information, see Minor Concentration Geography (18 credits).

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration Geography (Urban Systems) (18 credits)

This Minor concentration may be expanded into the Major Concentration Geography (Urban Systems).

For more information, see Minor Concentration Geography (Urban Systems) (18 credits).

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) - Minor Geography (18 credits)

The Minor Geography is expandable into the B.Sc. Major Geography. The Minor Geography is designed to provide students in the Faculty of Science with an overview of basic elements of geography at the introductory and advanced level. This Minor permits no overlap with any other programs.

For more information, see Minor Geography (18 credits).

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) - Minor Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing (18 credits)

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing Minor program provides B.Sc. students with the fundamentals of geospatial tools and technologies.

For more information, see Minor Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing (18 credits).

Bachelor of Arts and Science (B.A. & Sc.) - Major Concentration Geography - Physical Geography (36 credits)

The Major Concentration Geography - Physical Geography, which is restricted to students in the B.A. & Sc., is a planned sequence of courses designed to permit a degree of specialization in this discipline.

For more information, see Major Concentration Geography - Physical Geography (36 credits).

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Major Concentration Geography (37 credits)

This program is designed to cover the main elements of human geography.

For more information, see Major Concentration Geography (37 credits).

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Major Concentration Geography (Urban Systems) (36 credits)

This interdisciplinary concentration exposes students to the various approaches to urban studies in many disciplines. Students should observe the levels indicated by course numbers: 200-level are first year (U1); 300-level, second year (U2); 400- or 500-level, third year (U3). For students majoring in Urban Systems, the total number of credits permitted ...

For more information, see Major Concentration Geography (Urban Systems) (36 credits).

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Joint Honours Component Geography (36 credits)

Students wishing to study at the Honours level in two disciplines can combine Joint Honours program components in any two Arts disciplines. For a list of available Joint Honours programs, see "Overview of Programs Offered" and "Joint Honours Programs".  Joint Honours students should consult an adviser in each department to discuss their course selection and ...

For more information, see Joint Honours Component Geography (36 credits).

Bachelor of Arts & Science—2014-2015 (last updated Mar. 4, 2014) (disclaimer)