To see a program overview, learn about the unique opportunities offered to students within this degree, and to connect to admission and faculty resource links, review the Geography program page.
Honours, Advanced, and General degrees are available. You may opt to complete the General degree if you are planning future study in the After-Degree Bachelor of Education degree program or you want a general knowledge of Geography. The General degree may be completed through Distance Education.
Honours, Advanced Major, and General Major degrees are available.
|First Year Courses||Credit Hours|
|6 credit hours from the following:
GEOG 1280 Introduction to Human Geography (3)
GEOG 1290 Introduction to Physical Geography (3)
GEOG 1700 (or GPE 1700) Social Justice in the 21st Century: Global Political Economy and Environmental Change (3)
|Courses in 2nd subject field||6|
|Courses in 3rd subject field||6|
|Courses in 4th subject field||6|
|Courses in 5th subject field or
|Total Credit Hours||30|
|From the courses selected above, have you fulfilled:
6 credit hours of Humanities
6 credit hours of Science
Written English (W) requirement
Mathematics (M) requirement
Science Courses for B.A. Geography
|Faculty of Science
Biological Sciences (BIOL)
Computer Science (COMP)
|Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
Environment: ENVR 1000 & 2000
Geography: GEOG 1290
Geology: GEOL 1340, 1400, 1410, 1420
Some additional upper-level courses in GEOG and GEOL may also be used.
|Faculty of Agricultural & Food Sciences
Agriculture: AGRI 1500 & AGRI 1510
Entomology: ENTM 1000
Plant Science: PLNT 1000
Some additional upper-level courses in PLNT and SOIL may also be used.
|Minimum Credit Hours:||24 credit hours of specific coursework. See the Applicant Information Bulletin.|
|Minimum Course Load:||
University 1 may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.
Summer Session may be used to complete admission requirements. See the Applicant Information Bulletin for more details.
|W Requirement:||Not required for admission.|
Not required for admission.
General degree students must complete this requirement in the first 60 credit hours.
Advanced and Honours students will meet the M requirement (once in the Geography program) by taking GEOG 3810 (M) Quantitative Research Methods in Geography.
General: Refer to the Degree Standards Table in the Academic Calendar. A minimum grade of 'C' in 6 credit hours of 1000 level Geography courses is also required.
Advanced and Honours: Consult with a student advisor in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources.
|Selection Criteria:||Grades only.|