Geography
Arkansas State University-Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Arts
Major:  Geography
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
SOC 1113 FYE Seminar 3     PHIL 1103 or 1503 or SCOM 1203 Intro to Philosophy or Logic and Practical Reasoning or Oral Communications 3 X
GEOG 2613 Intro to Geography 3     POSC 2103 U.S. Government 3 X
ANTH 2233 or HIST 1013 or 1023 or  Intro to Cultural Anthropology or World Civilization to 1660 or World Civilization since 1660  3 X   MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 X
SOC 2213 Prin of Sociology 3 X   THEA 2503 Fine Arts Theater 3 X
          PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness   2 X
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   17  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ART 2503 Fine Arts Visual 3 X   ENG 2003 or ENG 2013 or PHIL 1103 Intro to Literature I or Intro to Literature II or Intro to Philosophy (if not previously taken for Critical Thinking) 3 X
HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 1003 or PSY 2013  US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology 3 X   SPAN 1023 Elementary Spanish  II 3  
BIOL 1003 Biological Science 3 X   GEOL 1003 Environmental Geology 3 X
BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 X   GEOL 1001 Environmental Geology Lab 1 X
SPAN 1013 Elementary Spanish I 3     GEOG Elective 3 X
GEOG 3603 World Regional Geography 3       Gen Ed Social Science 3 X
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   16  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
SOC 3383 Social Statistics 3     GEOG 3723 Intro Physical Geography 3  
SOC 3381 Social Statistics Lab 1     GEOG 3000/4000 Elective  3  
GEOG 3643 Intro to Cultural Geography 3     SPAN 2023 Intermediate Spanish II 3  
SPAN 2013 Intermediate Spanish I 3     GEOG 3000/4000 Elective  3  
GEOG 3000/4000 Elective  3     Elective Elective or Minor 3  
GEOG 3000/4000 Elective  3            
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   15  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
GEOG 3813 Introduction to GIS 3     GEOG 4683 Senior Seminar 3  
GEOG   Elective 3     Elective Elective or Minor 3  
GEOG Elective 3     Elective Elective or Minor 3  
Elective Elective or Minor 3     Elective Elective or Minor 3  
Elective Elective or Minor 3     Elective   2  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours Additional hours may be required for scholarship or Financial Aid 14  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 45     Total Degree Hours 124  
                 
Graduation Requirements:  
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
124 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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