UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Degree Requirements

Geography Major

36 Total Credits


Required Core Courses: 15 credits
GEOG 110 Physical Environment: Patterns and Systems 3 cr.
GEOG 120 Human Geography 3 cr.
GEOG 240 United States 3 cr.
GEOG 250 Introduction to Geographic Information Science 3 cr.
GEOG 401 Senior Seminar 3 cr.

Statistics Course - Choose 3 credits from the following:
GEOG 365 Quantitative Analysis 3 cr.
MATH 216 Elementary Statistical Concepts 3 cr.
MATH 226 Fundamentals of Statistics 3 cr.
SOCI 250 Social Statistics 3 cr.

Directed Electives: 6 credits
Regional Course - Choose 3 credits from the following:
GEOG 340 Europe 3 cr.
GEOG 342 Latin America 3 cr.
GEOG 344 Asia and Oceana 3 cr.
Systematic Course - Choose 3 credits from the following:
GEOG 212 Weather and Climate 3 cr.
GEOG 220 Economic Geography 3 cr.
GEOG 237 Poverty in the U.S. 3 cr.
GEOG 265 Spatial Justice 3 cr.
GEOG 351 Map Design 3 cr.
GEOG 360 GIS: Theory and Methods 3 cr.
GEOG 366 Field Methods in Geography and GIS 3 cr.
GEOG 368 Digital Image Processing 3 cr.
GEOG 378 Semester Abroad Research 3-6 cr.
GEOG 379 Geography Internship 3-12 cr.
GEOG 389 Special Topics in Geography 1-3 cr.
GEOG 412 Advanced Climatology 3 cr.
GEOG 428 Political Geography 3 cr.
GEOG 455 Advanced Map Design 3 cr.
GEOG 460 GIS: Analysis and Modeling 3 cr.
GEOG 490 Readings in Geography 1-3 cr.
GEOG 499 Independent Study 1-2 cr.
POLS 322 Politics of American Cities 3 cr.

Electives: 12 credits
Select from courses listed in Directed Electives above. At least one course selected must be at the 400 level.

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