Geography

 

UW-Parkside wordmark - color

FIRST YEAR

Semester 1
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

ENGL 100

Fundamentals of English

3 Fall/Spring   C

SK

Math 104

Quantitative Reasoning

3 Fall/Spring   C

SK

Natural Science

  3      

GE

GEOG 110

Intro to Geography - World Regions

3 Fall    

GE MJ

Humanities

  3      

GE

TOTAL   15        


Winterim Year 1 - optional
Consult with your advisor whether winterim is appropriate for you in your first year.

 

 

Semester 2
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

ENGL 101

Composition and Reading

3 Fall/Spring C-  

SK

Humanities

  3      

GE

GEOG 100

Physical Geography and the Environment

4 Fall/Spring/Summer    

GE, MJ

Human GEOG Elect

108 in Fall, 105 in Spring

3      

GE, MJ

HESM

  2        
TOTAL   15        
YEAR TOTAL   30        


Summer Year 1 - optional
Enrollment in Summer courses is recommended for students who end their first year with less than 30 credit hours.

SECOND YEAR

Semester 1
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

Foreign Language 103

  4      

SK

 

Map Use and Analysis

3 Fall    

MJ

SOCA 250

  4 Fall/Spring    

MJ

Natural Science

  3      

GE

Social and Behavioral Science

  3      

GE

TOTAL   17        


Winterim Year 2 - optional
Enrollment in Winterim courses is strongly recommended for students who have accumulated less than 45 credits.   

 

 

Semester 2
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

GEOG 350

Cartography and GIS

3 Spring    

MJ

Advanced Human or Physical Geography Elective

  3-4      

MJ

Humanities

  3      

GE

Foreign Language 104

  4      

FL

Social and Behavioral Science

  3      

GE

TOTAL   15-16        
YEAR TOTAL   31-32        


Summer Year 2 - optional
Enrollment in Summer courses is strongly recommended for students who end their second year with less than 60 credit hours.

THIRD YEAR

Semester 1
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

GEOG 300+ elective

  3      

MJ

GEOG 300+ elective

  3      

MJ

Advanced Human or Physical Geography Elective

  3-4      

MJ

Humanities

  3       GE

Natural Science

  3       GE
TOTAL   15-16        


Winterim Year 3 - optional
Enrollment in Winterim courses is strongly recommended for students who have completed less than 75 credit hours.

 

 

Semester 2
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

GEOG 300+ elective

  3      

MJ

GEOG 300+ elective

  3      

MJ

General 300+ elective

  3      

EL

General elective

  3      

EL

General elective

  3      

EL

TOTAL   15        
YEAR TOTAL   30-31        


Summer Year 3 - optional

Enrollment in Summer courses is strongly recommended for students who end their third year  with less than 90 credit hours.  

FOURTH YEAR

Semester 1
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

GEOG 494

Internship

1-12  

2.75 major GPA, Jr standing, consent of instructor

  MJ

General 300+ elective

  3      

EL

General 300+ elective

  3      

EL

General elective

  3      

EL

General elective

  3      

EL

TOTAL   15        


Winterim Year 4 - optional
Enrollment in Winterim courses is strongly recommended for students who have completed less than 105 credit hours. 

 

 

Semester 2
 

COURSE TITLE CREDITS FREQUENCY COURSE NOTES MIN. GRADE CATEGORY

GEOG 495

Senior Seminar

3       MJ

General 300+ elective

  3      

EL

General 300+ elective

  3      

EL

General elective

  3      

EL

General elective

  3      

EL

TOTAL   15        
YEAR TOTAL   30        


Summer Year 4 - if needed
Enrollment in Summer courses is strongly recommended for students who have not completed the required 120 hours.

Graduation Requirements Summary
 

Minimum Total Hours Minimum Upper-Division Hours Min. Core Hours Major GPA Overall GPA
120 36 40 2.0 2.0

 

Scroll to top