Geography

General

Program Title

Geography

Degree Designation

BA

Award Type

Baccalaureate

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

This program provides the student with a greater awareness of travel and tourism phenomena and the industry and organizations that support it. Emphasis is placed on increased understanding travel and tourism as a system of interrelated components, which include tourists, destinations, transportation systems, business and the natural environment. Important elements of travel and tourism training include tourism geography, transportation, facilities management, marketing, planning and development and travel operations. To see the on-line university bulletin describing Geography courses and programs go to: http://bulletin.stcloudstate.edu/departments/geog.asp. For information about faculty and activities within the department go to : http:/www.stcloudstate.edu/

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

School of Public Affairs

Status

Active

Requirements

Credits: 36

Program Requirements (36 credits)

18 credits: course or course, course, course or course, course, course, course.

Electives (18 credits) must be upper division courses--internships are in addition to the 36 credits. A minimum of 3 credits and a maximum of 6 credits (of the 18 upper division) taken from regional courses (GEOG 368, course, course, course, course, course, course); course may be substituted with approval of advisor.

Completion of course with a grade of C- or better fulfills the university's upper division writing requirement.

This major requires either one year in a single foreign language OR a minor.

See program website for additional information.

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Understand and appropriately apply geographic methods

Outcome

Understand globalization processes and effects

Outcome

Understand spatial processes and patterns at the local, national and global scales

Outcome

Understand the key concepts of place, space, landscape and region

Degree Maps

Major Code

1063

Program Code

412