Geography (Bachelor of Science)

Students should work closely with an advisor in selecting electives appropriate to their goals.

Course Title Credits
GY 208Introduction to Digital Mapping and GIS 3
GY 220Human Geography3
Select one of the following sequences:8
Physical Geography I: Atmospheric Patterns and Processes
and Physical Geography II: Landscape Patterns and Processes
and Physical Geography Lab I
and Physical Geography Lab II
Physical Geology
and Historical Geology
and Physical Geology Lab
and Historical Geology Lab
GY 307Geographic Information Systems (WI)3
GY 300+ or GIS 300+ electives21
Total Hours38

In addition to courses noted below, candidates for graduation must successfully complete all JSU Academic Regulations. More information about general education requirements can be found in the Summary of Degrees/Requirements section of the catalog.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHours
EH Composition sequence 3
GY 250
GY 252
Physical Geography I: Atmospheric Patterns and Processes
and Physical Geography Lab I
4
MS 110 Finite Mathematics (or higher) 3
Social/Behavioral Science 3
SSC 101 First Year Experience 0
 Hours13
Spring
EH Composition sequence 3
EH 141 Speech 3
GY 251
GY 253
Physical Geography II: Landscape Patterns and Processes
and Physical Geography Lab II
4
MS 204 Basic Statistics 3
 Hours13
Sophomore
Fall
Fine Arts 3
Literature/History 1 3
Social/Behavioral Science 3
GY 208 Introduction to Digital Mapping and GIS 3
Natural Science 4
 Hours16
Spring
Literature/History 1 3
GY 220 Human Geography 3
GY 307 Geographic Information Systems (WI) 3
CS 201 Introduction to Information Technology (or higher) 3
Electives 100+ 3
 Hours15
Junior
Fall
History or Literature 1 3
GY or GIS Electives 300+ 9
Electives 300+ 4
 Hours16
Spring
Humanities/Social Behavioral Science 1 3
GY or GIS Electives 300+ 6
Electives 300+ 7
 Hours16
Senior
Fall
GY or GIS Electives 300+ 3
Electives 300+ 13
 Hours16
Spring
GY or GIS Electives 300+ 3
Electives 12
 Hours15
 Total Hours120