2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Geography (GEOG) Minor

A minimum of 21 credit hours to include:

Required Minor Courses
GEOG 1004Introduction to Human Geography3
GEOG 1014World Regions3
GEOG 1104Introduction to Physical Geography3
GEOG 2314Maps and Mapping3
or GEOG 3314 Cartography
Subtotal12
Geography Electives
Select nine credits 1,29
Subtotal9
Total Credits21
1

Upon declaring the Geography minor, students majoring in the Meteorology must complete at least 6 credits of elective GEOG courses not counted toward their MTRG major.

2

Six credits much be at the 3000 or 4000 level.

A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in these courses is required to complete the minor.

All minors must include 6 or more credits at 3000 level or above.

All courses must be taken for an A-F grade unless they are only offered P/F.

Steps for completing the Geography Minor:

  • Declare minor using a Major/ Option/ Minor Form found in the CNRE Advising Center, 138 Cheatham Hall
  • Include minor information when updating the application for degree in Hokie Spa.
  • Students cannot graduate until they have either:
    1. satisfied the requirements for the minor or
    2. withdrawn from the minor by notifying CNRE Academic Programs office in 138 Cheatham and revised their DARS.