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Curriculum

In addition to the General Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees at IU Southeast and the Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements, the candidate for the BA in Geoscience - Physical Geography Concentration must complete the following courses with a grade of C or higher in each course:

Geoscience Core Courses - 11 Credits
Dept. Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade Co-Reqs or Pre-Reqs
GEOL-G 100 General Geology 5 C None
GEOG-G 107 Physical Systems of the Environment 3 C None
GEOG-G 338 Geographic Information Science 3 C None
Required Geography Courses - 11 Credits
Dept. Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade Co-Reqs or Pre-Reqs
GEOG-G 108 Physical Systems of the Environment - Lab 2 C P: GEOG-G107
GEOG-G 110 Introduction to Human Geography 3 C None
GEOG-G 201 World Regional Geography 3 C None
GEOG-G 333 Introductory Cartography 3 C None
Upper Level Courses - Select One - 3 Credits
Dept. Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade Co-Reqs or Pre-Reqs
GEOG-G 304 Physical Meteorology & Climatology 3 C P: GEOG-G 107
GEOG-G 308 Disasters 3 C P: 6 credits in science
GEOG-G 404 Geography of Soils 3 C P: GEOG-G107 or GEOL-G100
GEOL-G 415 Geomorphology 3 C P: GEOL-G 100 or GEOG-G 107
Concentration Courses - Selecte one - 3 Credits (must be different from Upper-Level Course)
Dept. Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade Co-Reqs or Pre-Reqs
GEOL-G 304 Physical Meteorology & Climatology 3 C P: GEOG-G 107
GEOL-G 308 Disasters: Natural/Human Induced 3 C P: 6 credits in science
GEOL-G 404 Geography of Soils 3 C P: GEOG-G107 or GEOL-G100
GEOL-G 415 Geomorphology 3 C P: GEOL-G 100 or GEOG-G 107
GEOL-G 451 Principles of Hydrogeology 3 C P: GEOL-G 100 or GEOG-G 107
Electives - two courses
Electives should be chosen from 300-400 level GEOG/GEOL courses that relate to concentration area, with approval of advisor.
Capstone - 3 Credits
Dept. Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade Co-Reqs or Pre-Reqs
GEOG-G 450 Undergrad Research in Geography 3 C Junior/Senior, Permission
GEOG-G 460 Geography Internship 3 C Junior/Senior, Permission
GEOL-G 490 Senior Seminar in Geography 3 C Junior/Senior, Permission
Required Mathematics - 3 Credits
Dept. Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade Co-Reqs or Pre-Reqs
MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics 3 C R: MATH-M101 or placement
Science Elective w/Lab - Select one course from the list below - 5 Credits
Dept. Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade Co-Reqs or Pre-Reqs
BIOL-L 100 Humans and the Biological World 5 C None
BIOL-L 101 Introduction to Biological Sciences I 5 C None
BIOL-L 102 Introduction to Biological Sciences II 5 C None
CHEM-C
CHEM-C
101
121
Elementary Chemistry I and
Elementary Chemistry Laboratory I
3
2
C
C
P: None
CHEM-C
CHEM-C
102
122
Elementary Chemistry II and
Elementary Chemistry Laboratory II
3
2
C
C
P: None
CHEM-C
CHEM-C
105
125
Principles of Chemistry I and
Experimental Chemistry I
3
2
C
C
None
CHEM-C
CHEM-C
106
126
Principles of Chemistry II and
Experimental Chemistry II
3
2
C
C
P: CHEM-C 105
P: CHEM-C 125
PHYS-P 100 Physics in the Modern World 5 C None
PHYS-P 201 General Physics: Mechanics, Heat, and Sound 5 C R: MATH-M 125 & MATH-M 126
PHYS-P 202 General Physics: Electricity, Magnetism, Light, and Nuclear Physics 5 C P: PHYS-P 201
PHYS-P 221 Physics I 5 C C: MATH-M 215
PHYS-P 222 Physics II 5 C P: PHYS-P 221

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