Site Navigation

The official academic calendar is transitioning to a new software platform and will be in effect for the 2024/2025 Academic Calendar. Please click here to view a prototype version.

Welcome
Important Notice and Disclaimer
Academic Schedule
Types of Credentials and Sub-Degree Nomenclature
Undergraduate Degrees with a Major
Combined Degrees
Minor Programs
Student and Campus Services
Admissions
Academic Regulations
Experiential Learning
Tuition and General Fees
Student Financial Support
Architecture, Planning and Landscape, School of
Faculty of Arts
1. Summary of Degree Programs
2. Student Advising
3. Faculty Regulations
4. Program Details
4.1 Arts and Science Honours Academy
4.2 African Studies
4.3 Ancient and Medieval History
4.4 Anthropology and Archaeology
4.5 Archaeology
4.6 Applied Energy Economics
4.7 Art and Art History
4.8 Canadian Studies
4.9 Chinese
4.10 Classics and Religion
4.11 Communication, Media and Film
4.12 Creative and Performing Arts
4.13 Dance
4.14 Drama
4.15 Earth Science
4.16 East Asian Language Studies
4.17 East Asian Studies
4.18 Economics
4.19 English
4.20 Film Studies
4.21 French
4.22 Gender and Sexuality Studies
4.23 Geography
4.23.1 BA in Geography
4.23.2 BSc in Geography
4.23.3 BA Honours Geography
4.23.4 BSc Honours Geography
4.23.5 Minor in Geography
4.23.6 BSc in Earth Science
4.23.7 BSc Honours Earth Science
4.23.8 Minor in Earth Science
4.23.9 BA in Urban Studies
4.23.10 Minor in Urban Studies
4.24 German
4.25 Global Development Studies
4.26 Greek
4.27 Greek and Roman Studies
4.28 History
4.29 History and Philosophy of Science
4.30 Indigenous Studies
4.31 International Indigenous Studies
4.32 International Relations
4.33 Italian Studies
4.34 Japanese
4.35 Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures
4.36 Latin
4.37 Latin American Studies
4.38 Law and Society
4.39 Linguistics
4.40 Linguistics and Language
4.41 Medieval, Renaissance and Reformation Studies
4.42 Multidisciplinary Studies
4.43 Museum and Heritage Studies
4.44 Music
4.45 Philosophy
4.46 Political Science
4.47 Psychology
4.48 Religious Studies
4.49 Russian
4.50 Sociology
4.51 South Asian Studies
4.52 Spanish
4.53 Urban Studies
4.54 Visual Studies
5. Administration
Cumming School of Medicine
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Haskayne School of Business
Faculty of Kinesiology
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Nursing
Qatar Faculty
Schulich School of Engineering
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Work
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Werklund School of Education
Embedded Certificates
Continuing Education
COURSES OF INSTRUCTION
About the University of Calgary
Glossary of Terms
Archives
Contact Us
University of Calgary Calendar 2023-2024 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.23 Geography 4.23.4 BSc Honours Geography
4.23.4 BSc Honours Geography

A. FACULTY OF ARTS REQUIREMENTS

Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.3.2 Honours Degrees.

B. MAJOR-FIELD WITH HONOURS REQUIREMENTS

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 60 units to a maximum of 72 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Geography while fulfilling the following requirements:

1. Foundation: 18 units

2. Depth: 12 units

3. Advanced: 15 units

  • 9 units at the 500 level from List D
  • 6 units at the 500 level from List C

4. Upper-level options: 9 units at the 400 level or above from List C or D

5. Honours Thesis: 6 units Geography 595, 598

C. OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Science Requirement: a total of 12 units from the following:

a. 9 units from Biology 241, 243, 307; Chemistry 201 or 211, 203 or 213, 301; Physics 211, 221, 223, 271;

b. 3 units from Computer Science 217, 219, 231, 233; Data Science 201, 211; Mathematics 211, 213, 249, 265, 267, 275.

Any senior courses offered by the Faculty of Science and having one of these as a prerequisite may be substituted for a course in this list.

D. DEGREE OPTIONS

The BSc Honours in Geography can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.3.8 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements.