Geography, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Required Courses
GEOG 5001Professional Development in Geography1
GEOG 5303Geographic Analysis I3
GEOG 5403Current Geographic Research3
GEOG 5413History and Philosophy of Geography3
Hours Subtotal10
Required Seminars
Group I Seminar (Human)
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Seminar in Cultural Geography
Geography of Sport, Recreation and Leisure Seminar
Sustainable Tourism and Geography
Seminar in Cultural and Political Ecology 1
Seminar in Urban Geography
Seminar in Political Geography
Seminar in Transportation Geography
Seminar in Historical Geography
Group II Seminar (Physical)
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Geography of Arid Lands
Geoarchaeology and Environmental History
Climate Change: Past, Present and Future
Geography of Grass-Dominated Ecosystems
Landscape Ecology
International Resource Management
Resource Management in the National Parks
Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
Seminar in Quaternary Paleoecology
Seminar in Cultural and Political Ecology 1
Hours Subtotal6
Electives
Select 8 hours8
Hours Subtotal8
Thesis Hours
GEOG 5000Thesis6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours30

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Required Courses
GEOG 5001Professional Development in Geography1
GEOG 5303Geographic Analysis I3
GEOG 5403Current Geographic Research3
GEOG 5413History and Philosophy of Geography3
Hours Subtotal10
Required Seminars
Group I Seminar (Human)
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Seminar in Cultural Geography
Geography of Sport, Recreation and Leisure Seminar
Sustainable Tourism and Geography
Seminar in Cultural and Political Ecology 1
Seminar in Urban Geography
Seminar in Political Geography
Seminar in Transportation Geography
Seminar in Historical Geography
Group II Seminar (Physical)
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Geography of Arid Lands
Geoarchaeology and Environmental History
Climate Change: Past, Present and Future
Geography of Grass-Dominated Ecosystems
Landscape Ecology
International Resource Management
Resource Management in the National Parks
Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
Seminar in Quaternary Paleoecology
Seminar in Cultural and Political Ecology 1
Hours Subtotal6
Electives
Select 20 hours20
Hours Subtotal20
Total Hours36

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.