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Bachelor of Arts in Geography: Applied Climatology Concentration

Freshman Year

First Semester – 17 credits
CourseCredits

*GEO 100 Introduction to Geography

3 crs.

**ENG 101 English Composition I

3 crs.

**UNI 100 First-Year Seminar

1 cr.

EAS 240 Introduction to Meteorology

4 crs.

General Education Course

MAT 181 Calculus
3 crs.

3 crs.

Second Semester – 16 credits
CourseCredits

*GEO 220 Geography of North America and Pennsylvania

3 crs.

**ENG 217 Scientific and Technical Writing I

3 crs.

*EAS 242 Climatology

3 crs.

EAS 150 Introduction to Geology
4 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.


Sophomore Year

Third Semester – 16 credits
CourseCredits

*GEO 217 Demographic Analysis

3 crs.

*GIS 311 Geographic Information Systems

3 crs.

*CSC 120 Problem Solving and Programming Constructs

3 crs.

EAS 340 Synoptic Meteorology

PHY 101 College Physics

3 crs.

4 crs.

Fourth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

EAS 163 Introduction to Oceanography

3 crs.

*EAS 200 Historical Geology

3 crs.

*Option-related Courses

General Education Courses

3 crs.

6 crs.


Junior Year

Fifth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

*GEO 360 Emergency Management

3 crs.

*Climatology-related Courses

3 crs.

Option-related Courses3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Sixth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

*GEO 426 Impacts and Sustainability of Tourism

3 crs.

*GEO 420 Disaster Vulnerability Assess

3 crs.

EAS 414 Synoptic Climatology3 crs.
Electives 3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Senior Year

Seventh Semester – 12-15 credits
CourseCredit

*EAS 545 Applied Climatology

*GEO 474 Developing the Master Plan

3 crs.

3 crs.

Electives

6-9 crs.

Eighth Semester – 12 credits
CourseCredits

Electives

12 crs.

* Required major and related courses
** Required and recommended General Education courses