Skip to Main Content
Salisbury University BW
A Maryland University of National Distinction
navigation icon opens header SALISBURY UNIVERSITY

Department of Geography & Geosciences
navigation icon opens menu

Geography Major Core Requirements

All Geography majors must complete the following (31 hours/9 courses):

GEOL 103 Intro to Physical Geology 4 hours
GEOG 101
GEOG 102
World Regional Geography: Europe & Asia
World Regional Geography: Africa & America
3 hours
GEOG 201 Physical Geography:  Weather & Climate 4 hours
GEOG 203 Economic Geography 3 hours
GEOG 204 Spatial Analysis 4 hours
GEOG 219 Map Interpretation & Analysis 3 hours
GEOG 319 Geographic Information Science 4 hours
GEOG 414 Research & Writing 3 hours
MATH 155 Modern Statistics 3 hours

All courses taken to satisfy requirements for the major must be completed with "C" or better.

Transfer students must complete a minimum of fifteen hours of "C" or better in geography at Salisbury University, at least twelve semester hours of which must be at the upper-division (300-400) level.

All students must complete a minimum of thirty hours at the upper division (300-400) level with a grade of "C" or better).

Must have a total of 120 credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better to graduate.

Need help or have questions about this page? Please visit our Ask a Question or Report a Problem page.
Salisbury University 1101 Camden Avenue Salisbury, MD 21801 410-543-6000