M.S. in Geography

College of Business and Public Management

Thesis Option

Required Courses
GEO 503Seminar in Modern Geography3
GEO 509Quantitative Methods in Planning/Geography3
GEO 534Geographic Information Systems3
GEO 585Geography Field Methods3
Thesis
GEO 610Thesis in Geography3-6
Oral examination in defense of thesis (required)
Elective Courses
Selected under advisement from geography, geology, mathematics, statistics, computer science, environmental health, or other appropriate disciplines15
Total Credits Required33

Non-Thesis Option

Required Courses
GEO 503Seminar in Modern Geography3
GEO 509Quantitative Methods in Planning/Geography3
GEO 534Geographic Information Systems3
GEO 584Applications of Geographic Information Systems3
GEO 585Geography Field Methods3
GEO 600Independent Research in Geography3
Elective Courses
Selected under advisement from geography, geology, mathematics, statistics, computer science, environmental health, or other appropriate disciplines15
Total Credits Required33

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator.  For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.