Geography (GEOG)

Geography (GEOG)

The Department of Geography information, programs, and courses are described in:

Geography also administers the B.A.& Sc. Interfaculty Programs in Sustainability, Science and Society in partnership with the Bieler School of Environment. These programs are described in Bachelor of Arts & Science > Undergraduate > Browse Academic Units & Programs > Sustainability, Science and Society.

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

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

  • Minor Concentration GIS & Remote Sensing
  • Minor Concentration Geography
  • Minor Concentration Geography (Urban Studies)
  • Minor Concentration Health Geography
  • Major Concentration Geography
  • Major Concentration Geography (Urban Studies)
  • Joint Honours Component Geography

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

  • Minor GIS & Remote Sensing
  • Minor Geography
  • Major Concentration Geography (Physical Geography)
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2022-2023 (last updated Mar. 3, 2022) (disclaimer)

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 Studies).

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

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

This concentration exposes students to various approaches to urban studies. Urban Studies is an interdisciplinary program that introduces students in the Faculty of Arts to the study of urban dynamics and the challenges facing contemporary cities around the world. Urban Studies prepares students for a variety of urban-related careers as well as for graduate study...

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

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration GIS & Remote Sensing (18 credits)

The Minor Concentration in GIS & Remote Sensing program provides B.A. students with the fundamentals of geospatial tools and technologies.

For more information, see Minor Concentration GIS & Remote Sensing (18 credits).

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

There is increasing consensus around the idea that health is not just an expression of individual characteristics but an interaction between the characteristics of the individual and the environments, both physical and social, to which one is exposed over a lifetime of daily living and working. Health outcomes vary dramatically by physical and social...

For more information, see Minor Concentration Health Geography (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 GIS & Remote Sensing (18 credits)

The Minor GIS & Remote Sensing program provides B.Sc. students with the fundamentals of geospatial tools and technologies.

For more information, see Minor GIS & 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 Studies) (36 credits)

This major concentration exposes students to various approaches to Urban Studies. Urban Studies is an interdisciplinary program that introduces students in the Faculty of Arts to the study of urban dynamics and the challenges facing contemporary cities around the world. Urban Studies prepares students for a variety of urban-related careers as well as for graduate...

For more information, see Major Concentration Geography (Urban Studies) (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".  ...

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

Bachelor of Arts & Science—2022-2023 (last updated Mar. 3, 2022) (disclaimer)
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