Curriculum Requirements 

Core Courses
GEG 602Geographic Thought & Analysis3
GEG 603Research Design in Geography3
GEG 680Spatial Data Analysis I3
GEG 691Geographic Information Systems I3
Select one of the following:3
Survey Research Methods
Spatial Data Analysis II
Remote Sensing of the Environment
Select one of the following options:2-12
Master's Thesis
Master's Thesis
Research in Residence
Advanced Independent Study
Advanced Independent Study in Geography I
Advanced Independent Study in Geography II
Electives6
Total Credit Hours30
Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredit Hours
GEG 602 Geographic Thought & Analysis 3
GEG 680 Spatial Data Analysis I 3
GEG 691 Geographic Information Systems I 3
 Credit Hours9
Spring
GEG 603 Research Design in Geography 3
Select one of the following: 3
Survey Research Methods  
Spatial Data Analysis II  
Remote Sensing of the Environment  
Elective 3
 Credit Hours9
Year Two
Fall
GEG 625 or 810 Advanced Independent Study in Geography I
or Master's Thesis
6
Elective 3
 Credit Hours9
Spring
GEG 645 or 820 Advanced Independent Study in Geography II
or Research in Residence
6
Elective 3
 Credit Hours9
 Total Credit Hours36
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Students completing the Graduate Geospatial Certificate Program concurrently with the MA degree must complete GEG 692 and use one of the electives for a course that satisfies the Certificate Program requirements.

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Students completing the two-paper option take GEG 625 and GEG 645; Students completing the Thesis Option take GEG 810 and GEG 820.