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Geography (CB)

Certification/Endorsement Code: CB
Michigan Subject Areas Test Code: 08
Programs: Secondary - Major or Minor
AQ Program Contacts: Richard McCluskey

Department: Geography

 
 

Geography Major Requirements (32 hours)

A minimum of 18 credit hours must be completed at Aquinas College.

 

Required Core Courses:

GY 101 Earth Environments (4 credit hours)

GY 120 Human Geography (3 credit hours)

GY 285 Applications of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (4 credit hours)

OR

GY 340 Air Phot Interpretation and Remote Sensing (4 credit hours)

GY 320 Cartography: Map Making and Interpretation (4 credit hours)

GY 490 Advanced Techniques and Topics (4 credit hours)

OR

GY 491 Readings in the Development of Geographic Thought (3 credit hours)

 

Regional Courses: Select three courses from the following:

GY 129 Physical Geography of Michigan (3 credit hours)

GY 130 Geography of Michigan (3 credit hours)

GY 140 World Regional Geography (3 credit hours)

GY 302 Geography of U.S./Canada (3 credit hours)

GY 328 Field Experience in Geography (3 credit hours)

 

Systemic Courses: Select remaining credits from the following:

GY 212 Urban Geography (4 credit hours)

GY 264 Economic Geography (3 credit hours)

GY 350 Climatology/Meteorology (4 credit hours)

 
 

Geography Minor Requirements (24 hours)

 

Required Core Courses:

GY 101 Earth Environments (4 credit hours)

GY 120 Human Geography (3 credit hours)

GY 320 Cartography: Map Making and Interpretation (4 credit hours)

 

Regional Courses: Select three courses from the following:

GY 130 Geography of Michigan (3 credit hours)

GY 140 World Regional Geography (3 credit hours)

GY 302 Geography of U.S./Canada (3 credit hours)

GY 328 Field Experience in Geography (3 credit hours)

 

Systemic Courses: Select remaining credits from the following:

GY 212 Urban Geography (4 credit hours)

GY 264 Economic Geography (3 credit hours)

GY 350 Climatology/Meteorology (4 credit hours)