Curriculum Requirements

University General Education Requirements
ENG 105English Composition I3
ENG 106English Composition II3
Arts and Humanities Cognate 9
People and Society Cognate9
Language Requirement3-9
Minor Requirement15
Math Sequence6
Writing Requirement 112
Study Abroad (optional)15
Degree Requirements 2,3
Choose 1 of the following:3
Digital Earth
World Regional Geography
Introduction to Human Geography
Required:
GEG 120Physical Geography3
GEG 305Spatial Data Analysis I3
GEG 306Geographic Research Methods3
GEG 310Geographic Information Systems I3
GEG 321Remote Sensing of the Environment3
GEG 410Geographic Information Systems II3
GEG 501Capstone Research Seminar3
Choose 1 advanced techniques course3
Elective Courses6
Additional Electives12
Total Credit Hours120-126
1

 To satisfy the College of Arts and Sciences writing requirement in the discipline, students majoring in Geography must take at least one writing eligible course in Geography.  GEG 501 satisfies this requirement for most students. 

2

 Students must complete at least 33 credit hours in Geography with a grade of C- or higher. 

3

 The overall GPA in courses counted toward the major must be 2.00 or higher. 

Suggested Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredit Hours
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
MTH 161 Calculus I 4
UMX 100 The University Of Miami Experience 0
GEG 101 Digital Earth 3
GEG 120 Physical Geography 3
Language Course 3
 Credit Hours16
Spring
ENG 106 English Composition II 3
MTH 162 Calculus II 4
GEG 310 Geographic Information Systems I 3
Language Course 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
 Credit Hours16
Year Two
Fall
GEG 305 Spatial Data Analysis I 3
Language Course 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
BIO, CHM, GEL, or PHY Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
GEG 306 Geographic Research Methods 3
GEG 241 Health & Medical Geography 3
GEG 321 Remote Sensing of the Environment 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Three
Fall
GEG 331 Sustainable Development 3
GEG 410 Geographic Information Systems II 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
People and Society Cognate Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
300 Level GEG Elective 3
People and Society Cognate Course 3
GEG Elective - Advanced Techniques 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Four
Fall
300 Level GEG Elective 3
People and Society Cognate Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
GEG 501 Capstone Research Seminar 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours122