412 - Geography

General

Program Title
Geography
Degree Designation
BA
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(s)
Geography & Planning
College/School
School of Public Affairs
Status
Active

Requirements

Credits: 36

Program Requirements

18 credits: GEOG 106 or GEOG 111, GEOG 216, GEOG 270 or GEOG 271, GEOG 272, GEOG 390, GEOG 432.

Electives

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, GEOG 369, GEOG 373, GEOG 374, GEOG 376, GEOG 378, GEOG 384); GEOG 410 may be substituted with approval of advisor.

Admission To Teacher Education: 0

Upper Division Writing Met

Admissions Requirements

  • Completion of GEOG 432 with a grade of C- or better fulfills the university's upper division writing requirement.

Notes

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

See program website for additional information.

Learning Outcomes

Objective
Understand and appropriately apply geographic methods
Objective
Understand globalization processes and effects
Objective
Understand spatial processes and patterns at the local, national and global scales
Objective
Understand the key concepts of place, space, landscape and region

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