University Catalog

Geography and Planning

Chairperson: David Wall
Address: 359 Stewart Hall
Phone: 320.308.3160
Email: geog@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/gp

MS in Geography: Geographic Information Science concentration (30-33 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.75
  • The GRE is required.
  • Students should have at least a minor in Geography in their undergraduate degree. See program website for options available to students without any Geography in their undergraduate program.

Notes

  • Teaching Applicants should see the Department Chair.
  • Students may be required to complete an undergraduate level software applications course in geography prior to enrolling in graduate-level courses.

PLAN A


Option(s): Thesis
Credits: 30
Core: (18 credit minimum): GEOG 506, GEOG 507, GEOG 516, GEOG 550, GEOG 562, GEOG 605
Electives: (3 credit minimum): Students should select electives in consultation with the graduate advisor.
Research: (9 credit minimum): GEOG 610, GEOG 699

PLAN B


Option(s): Starred Paper(s)
Credits: 33
Core: (18 credit minimum): GEOG 506, GEOG 507, GEOG 516, GEOG 550, GEOG 562, GEOG 605
Electives: (12 credit minimum): Students should select electives in consultation with the graduate advisor.
Research: (3 credit minimum): GEOG 610.



Certificate in Geography Information Science (15 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.75
  • The GRE is not required.

Notes

  • Students may be required to complete an undergraduate level software applications course in geography prior to enrolling in graduate-level courses.

Program Requirements

This program provides coursework leading to eligibility for a graduate certificate. GEOG 506, GEOG 507, GEOG 516, GEOG 550, GEOG 562



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