Bachelor of Arts majoring in Geography

Structuring your major in Geography

You can take a major in Geography as one of your two BA majors (a double major). BA majors that complement Geography include Politics and International Relations, Psychology, Anthropology and Sociology. If you wished to add another dimension to your studies, you could choose your second major from any other BA subject, such as Media, Film and Television or English. You will need to pass at least 120 points (eight courses) towards each of your majors, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III.


Required courses

You must pass the following courses as part of the Geography major:

30 points

Additional courses include: 

At 200-level you should take GEOG 250 plus at least two others, one of which must be either GEOG 202, 205, 261 or 262:

Please note that these courses are all officially listed on page 89 of the 2021 Calendar

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