Geography major: There are 14 courses required for the major. These include the following:

100-level Courses

  • GEOG 110: Cultural Geography
  • GEOG 111: Physical Geography

200- level Courses

  • GEOG 222: The Power of Maps and GIS
  • GEOG 235: Energy Resources 

300-level Courses

  • GEOG 345: Geographies of the Global Economy
  • GEOG 353: Cartography and GIS
  • GEOG 370: The World's Cities
  • GEOG 375: Weather, Climate, and Climate Change

Three from the following:

  • GEOG 200.1: Geographic Analysis of Agriculture Production in Central Ohio 
  • GEOG 270: Cultural Geography of the Middle East 
  • GEOG 300.3: Geography, Globalization and Place: the Mexico-U.S. Border at Tijuana 
  • GEOG 330: Geography of Europe
  • GEOG 332: Cultural Geography of the United States
  • GEOG 333: Latin American Geographies 
  • GEOG 334: Cultural Geography of Africa
  • GEOG 347: Environmental Alteration
  • GEOG 355: Geographic Information Systems
  • GEOG 360: Environmental Geography
  • GEOG 380: Contemporary American Landscape Problems
  • GEOG 490: Independent Study
  • GEOG 491: Directed Readings
  • GEOG 499: Seminar in Geography

Statistics (one of the following)

  • MATH 105: Basic Probability and Statistics
  • MATH 230: Applied Statistics 

and two related courses in the social sciences (Group I) or natural sciences (Group II).

 

For students planning to do professional work in geography and/or attend graduate school, the following program is recommended: GEOG 110, GEOG 111, GEOG 222, GEOG 235, GEOG 345, GEOG 353, GEOG 355, GEOG 370, GEOG 375, GEOG 380; two from among GEOG 200.1, GEOG 300.3, GEOG 330, GEOG 332, GEOG 333, GEOG 334, GEOG 347, GEOG 400.2, GEOG 490, GEOG 491; MATH 105 or MATH 230; and three upper-level courses in the social and/or natural sciences selected in consultation with one of the geography faculty.
Owing to geography, a social science, and geology, a natural science, being housed in one department, students who double major in geography and geology may exceed the 17 course limit within one department.