2023-2024 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog 
    Apr 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog

Geography, B.A. MAP

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Major Academic Plans

Major Academic Plans (or MAPS) show the courses you might take each semester to meet your degree requirements in 4 years. Students at Cal Poly Humboldt follow many different paths to graduation. Your educational and career goals, as well as personal interests all contribute to determining the courses you take. We encourage you to discuss course options with an advisor.

The General Education and All-University Requirements in this MAP are in effect for students entering Cal Poly Humboldt with the catalog year of 2023-24. Refer to your degree audit for details on your major and GE catalog year.

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Year 1

Semester 1 (13-15 Units)

[1] Credit earned for math support course (STAT 8) does not count toward GE, major or graduation units.

Semester 2 (14-15 Units)

[2] If ENGL 104 was taken the previous semester take an elective, other GE or a major course in place of ENGL 103.

Year 2

Semester 3 (16-17 Units)

[3] See Major Notes.

Semester 4 (16 Units)

Year 3

Semester 5 (16 Units)

Semester 6 (13-15 Units)

  • Major (Systemic Geography) [3] Course #3 Units: 3-4
  • Major (Systemic Geography) [3] Course #4 Units: 3-4
  • Major (Depth Experience) Course #2 Units: 1
  • Elective or Minor Units: 3
  • Elective or Minor Units: 3

Year 4

Semester 7 (15-17 Units)

  • Major (Systemic Geography) [3] Course #5 Units: 3-4
  • Major (Systemic Geography) [3] Course #6 Units: 3-4
  • Elective or Minor Units: 3
  • Elective or Minor Units: 3
  • Elective or Minor Units: 3

Semester 8 (16 Units)

Major Notes

Six systematic geography courses are required, including one course from each of the systematic emphasis areas (the Human World, the Physical Environment, Geospatial Systems. Students are encouraged to specialize in one area of systematic geography by taking at least two of the remaining three required systematic courses in one emphasis area. See Geography, B.A.  for course options.

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