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Geography BA/MA - Curricular Plan

(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

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
Pathway or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Pathway P 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15 or 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Pathway P 3
Pathway or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Elective E 4
Elective E 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 16 or 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
GEO 103LEC Global Econ Geographies M 3
Pathway P 3
Scientific Literacy SLI1 3
ECO 181LD Intro to Macroeconomics M 4
GEO 211LLB Univariate Statistics in Geo M/MQR 4
Total Credits: 17
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Pathway P 3
Diversity in the United States DIV 3
Scientific Literacy SLI2 4
ECO 182LD Intro to Microeconomics M 4
GEO 120LEC Maps: Earth From Above M 3
Total Credits: 17

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Communication Literacy CL1 3
Elective E 3
GEO 389 or equivalent M 3
GEO 419LEC Transportation & Society M 3
GEO 333LEC International Trade M 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
GEO 300 or 400 Level Elective M 3
GEO 330LEC Dynamics of Internat Bus M 3
GEO 334LEC International Bus Cultures M 3
GEO 425LEC Industrial/Business Geog M 3
GEO 411LEC Multivariate Stat in Geog M 3
UBC 399 UB Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 16

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
GEO 366LEC Urban Geography M 3
GEO 497TUT Geography Honors Program M 3
GEO 502SEM Geography/Survey Methods M 3
GEO 531LEC Intro Intrnat Bus & Trade M 3
Grad Level Elective M 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
GEO 634SEM International Bus. Cultures M 3
GEO 636SEM Spatl Prob Multnatl Oper M 3
GEO 640LEC The Asia-Pacific Economy M 3
Grad Level Elective M 3
Total Credits: 12

Fifth Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
GEO 625LEC Global Business Landscapes M 3
GEO 632LEC International Trade M 3
GEO 680LEC Geographies of Urban Design M 3
Grad Level Elective M 3
Total Credits: 12
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
GEO 631TUT Research Guidance M 3
Total Credits: 3
Total Credits Required for Degree:
140
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DIV Diversity in the United States
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: Oct 13, 2020 13:05:49