Bachelor of Arts in Geography Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 39

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
GEOG 101 Our Physical Environment 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 4 6
 Units15
Third Semester
GEOG 102
The Human Environment
or World Regions and Interrelations
3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
GEOG 205 Geographic Techniques 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 4 6
 Units15
Fifth Semester
GEOG 500GW Physical and Human Dimensions of Climate Change - GWAR 3
Distribution Requirement (12-15 units) 6 3
Focus of Interest (12 units) 7 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
Distribution Requirement (12-15 units) 6 3
Focus of Interest (12 units) 7 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 4 6
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Distribution Requirement (12-15 units) 6 3
Focus of Interest (12 units) 7 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 4 6
 Units15
Eighth Semester
GEOG 690 Senior Seminar in Geography and Environmental Science 3
Distribution Requirement (15 units) – Take Two 6 6
Focus of Interest (12 units) 7 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
 Total Units120-121