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Bridgewater State University
  Feb 23, 2018
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Geography, BA

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Department: Geography  

A major or minor in geography can provide a student with a way to examine the world with objectivity. Students can be trained to analyze the water-use and land-use opportunities in their communities, to understand the interrelated systems that keep the land and sea resources in balance, and to appreciate the varied ways in which people all over the world use those resources. Bridgewater State University graduates have found employment as planners, environmental analysts, teachers, market researchers, cartographers and administrators. Many of the geography majors have gone on to earn advanced degrees from leading graduate schools.

Students are invited to meet with any of the geography faculty – Professors Clark, Domingo, Hayes–Bohanan, Hellström, Rao, Amey or Boellstorff – to discuss the program.

Course Requirements

Total minimum credits: 42

Core Curriculum Requirements

A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the Undergraduate Academic Programs  section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, For additional graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Academic Policies  section of this catalog.

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