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Major/Minor Application

Major Requirements

Students can become a major upon completion of any TWO geography courses with a GPA of 2.0. Applicants must also have an overall (UB) GPA of 2.0. Applicants with an overall (UB) GPA of less than 2.0 will not be considered.

Minor Requirements

To be admitted to the minor in geography you must have an overall (UB) QPA of 2.0. To receive a minor in Geography you must have a QPA of 2.0 in all Geography courses and a QPA of 2.0 overall (UB).

For further information visit the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Le Wang, 110 Wilkeson.

  • You are strongly urged to apply no later than the end of your sophomore year to have sufficient time to compete the required courses.
  • Application forms are available in the Geography main office, 105 Wilkeson Quad, or to download at the end of the page.
  • Students will be notified of the department's decision. If granted admission into the department, they should make an appointment with the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Le Wang (110 Wilkeson Quad), to discuss academic plans and to select a faculty advisor in the area of specialization that interests them.