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Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

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Geography (GEOG)

Geography (GEOG)

The Department of Geography offers programs in both Arts and Science.

Note: B.A. & Sc. 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)

The Department of Geography also offers 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.

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2024-2025 (last updated Apr. 11, 2024) (disclaimer)

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

The B.A.; Minor Concentration in Geography focuses on the interactions among people, places, and the environment, and is an excellent complement to many majors. It includes coursework in methodological techniques, human, and/or physical Geography. This Minor Concentration may be expanded into the Major Concentration Geography, but not into the Major Concentration...

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

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

This interdisciplinary program introduces students in the Faculty of Arts to a range of urban dynamics and the challenges facing contemporary cities around the world. 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 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)

The B.A.; Major Concentration in Geography focuses on the interactions among people, places, and the environment. It includes coursework in human and physical Geography, methodological techniques, and field.

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 the study of the urban world. Urban Studies is an interdisciplinary program that introduces students in the Faculty of Arts to a range of urban dynamics and the challenges facing contemporary cities around the world, and a variety of methodological approaches. Students should observe the levels...

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

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Joint Honours Component Geography (37 credits)

Students wishing to study at the Honours level in two disciplines can combine Joint Honours program components of Geography and another Arts discipline. As with the regular Honours program, the Geography component of Joint Honours focuses on the interactions among people, places, and the environment, and requires an Honours project, which entails independent,...

For more information, see Joint Honours Component Geography (37 credits).

Bachelor of Arts and Science—2024-2025 (last updated Apr. 11, 2024) (disclaimer)
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