2012-2013 Catalog 
    
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geography and Environmental Studies, BA


Learning Outcomes, Geography and Environmental Studies, BA

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the general configuration and processes associated with the earth’s landforms
  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of the variety and processes of human geography that are reflected in various cultures
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the methods of analysis used to solve geographic problems

Major Requirements


Departmental Honors


The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies offers honors for students who have demonstrated high academic achievement.  In order to be considered for departmental honors, a student must:

  • Have an overall CU CPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Have a 3.5 or better GPA in GES courses.
  • Have a research proposal accepted by the majority of GES faculty and select a faculty advisor and committee of two other faculty.  The committee will give an oral exam on the research project.
  • Enroll in GES 4970 (Honors in Geography).

The level of honors will be decided by the committee after the completed of these requirements. Three levels of honors are available: Distinction, High Distinction, and Highest Distinction.