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Geography BA - Earth Systems Science Concentration - Applying to the Program

(HEGIS: 22.06 GEOGRAPHY, CIP: 45.0701 Geography)

Department of Geography

105 Wilkeson Quad
Ellicott Complex
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14261

Dr. Chris P. S. Larsen
Chair

Dr. Jared Aldstadt
Director of Undergraduate Studies

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Becoming a Geography BA - Earth Systems Science Concentration Student

Becoming a University at Buffalo Student

Admission to UB is based on a holistic review. We consider high school average, class rank (where applicable), strength of the high school academic record and SAT or ACT scores. A personal essay, recommendations, documented creative talent, demonstrated leadership, community service and special circumstances are also considered. For the 2019 admitted freshman class, UB reported an average GPA range from 90-96, an average ACT score of 24-30 and an average SAT score of 1180-1350.
The following is not required for admission, but is suggested as adequate preparation for university-level coursework:

  • Four years of English (with a substantial writing component).
  • Four years of social studies.
  • Three years of college-preparatory science.
  • Three years of a second language.
  • Three years of college-preparatory mathematics.

Visit Undergraduate Admissions to learn more.

Suggested Introductory Courses

GEO 100 Geography Perspectives and World Issues
GEO 101 Earth Systems Science I
GEO 102 Introduction to Human Geography
GEO 103 Geography of Economic Systems
GEO 120 Maps: Earth from Above

 
Published: Oct 13, 2020 13:05:48