Geography Second Academic Concentration

This program is being discontinued pending SACSCOC approval and is not accepting applications for admission. The University is still authorized to offer the program and issue the associated credential for students who are currently enrolled in the program.

The second academic concentration in Geography is designed specifically for Elementary Education Majors.


  • Minimum of 18 credit hours
Core Courses12-13
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Geographic Information Science
Research Methods in Spatial Science
Principles of Cartography
Geographic Information Systems
Remote Sensing of Environment
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Earth Science
and Earth Science Laboratory
Our Dynamic Planet
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Human Geography
Cities of the World
Urban Geography: Sustainable Land Use
World Population Problems
World Economic Geography
The Geography of World Affairs
Select one of the following:
The Historical Geography of the Western World
World Regional Geography
Natural Resource Regions of North America
Geography of the United States and Canada
Additional Courses6
Select any two additional GES courses at the 300 level or higher