Curriculum Requirements

University General Education Requirements
ENG 105English Composition I3
ENG 106English Composition II3
MTH 108Precalculus Mathematics II3
Arts and Humanities Cognate 9
STEM Cognate9
Language Requirement3-9
Minor Requiremnt15
Writing Requirement 112
Study Abroad (optional)15
Degree Requirements 2,3
Select one of the following:3
Digital Earth
World Regional Geography
Introduction to Human Geography
Required:
GEG 120Physical Geography3
GEG 306Geographic Research Methods3
GEG 501Capstone Research Seminar3
Elective Courses 418
Additional Electives18
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 30 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.

4

The major requires 18 credits of of electives at least 9 of which must be at the 300 level or above, exclusive of GEG 501.            

Suggested Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredit Hours
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
MTH 113 Finite Mathematics 3
UMX 100 The University Of Miami Experience 0
GEG 101 Digital Earth 3
GEG 120 Physical Geography 3
Language Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
ENG 106 English Composition II 3
GEG 310 Geographic Information Systems I 3
Language Course 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Two
Fall
GEG 305 Spatial Data Analysis I 3
Language Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
GEG 241 Health & Medical Geography 3
GEG 306 Geographic Research Methods 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Three
Fall
GEG 331 Sustainable Development 3
STEM Cognate Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
300 Level GEG Elective 3
STEM Cognate Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
General or GEG Elective Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Four
Fall
300 Level GEG Elective 3
STEM 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 Hours120