Degree or Program Details


Secondary Education Geography Major

Teaching certification is obtained by completing a major in geography, a teaching minor and the professional education sequence.  Advising for this major is provided by the Geography Department.

Students majoring in secondary education geography must maintain a grade point average of 2.70 or greater with no grade below a “C” in the professional education sequence, the major and/or minors and required cognates combined.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 129-133

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 34
     GC 310 Urban Geography (4 cr.) or
     GC 316 Geography of Tourism (4 cr.) or
     GC 360 Population Geography (4 cr.) [IV]
     GC 337 Computer Cartography (4 cr.) or
     GC 425 Remote Sensing (4 cr.) or
     GC 428 Spatial Analysis (4 cr.)

Other Required Courses 12

Teaching Minor, minimum 20-24

Professional Education 33