Geography (International Geography)

Description
Students who choose the international geography concentration are able to enter the job market with a better understanding in GIS, meteorology, urban planning, travel and tourism, product marketing and others.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 19 credit hours which includes 12 upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • A minimum 6 upper division hours must be taken in courses offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Elective courses should be chosen in consultation with a Geography advisor in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning.

Part 1 – 7 Hours Required

GCU 121 World Geography, SB & G (4)

GCU 241 The Global Economy in Transition, SB & G (3) OR GCU 141 Introduction to Economic Geography (3)

Part 2 – 9 Hours (three courses)

GCU 323 Geography of Latin America, SB & G (3) (Pre-requisite: Minimum 45 hours)

GCU 325 Geography of Europe, SB & G (3)

GCU 328 Geography of Middle East and North Africa, SB & G (3)

GCU 332 Geography of Australia and Oceania, SB & G (3)

GCU 350 The Geography of World Crises, SB & G (3)

GCU 359 Cities of the World I, SB & G & H (3)

GCU 360 Cities of the World II, SB & G (3)

GCU 364 Energy in the Global Arena, SB & G (3)

Part 3 – 3 Hours (one course)

GCU 424 Geography of Mexico and Middle America, SB & G (3)

GCU 425 Geography of the Mexican American Borderland, (L or SB) & G (3)

GCU 426 Geography of Russia and Surroundings, SB & G (3)

GCU 432 Geography of China, SB & G (3)

GCU 433 Geography of Southeast Asia (3)

 

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2019-20

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

LAGCUEMPI

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact