Combined Major in Economics and Geography and Environmental Planning

Completion of individual majors in Geography and Environmental Planning and Economics requires the successful completion of 76–77 units (40 in Geography and Environmental Planning and 36–37 in Economics). By electing the combined major in Geography and Environmental Planning and Economics, students are able to complete both majors with a total of 61-62 units.

Economics Required Courses (21-22 Units)
ECON 201MICROECONOMIC PRINCIPLES3
or ECON 203 HONORS MICROECONOMIC PRINCIPLES
ECON 202MACROECONOMIC PRINCIPLES3
or ECON 204 HONORS MACROECONOMIC PRINCIPLES
MATH 211CALCULUS FOR APPLICATIONS3-4
or MATH 273 CALCULUS I
ECON 306STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS II3
ECON 309INTERMEDIATE PRICE THEORY3
ECON 310MACROECONOMIC THEORY3
Select a 400-level elective, excluding ECON 495 or ECON 4973
Geography Required Courses (19 Units)
GEOG 101PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY3
Select one of the following:3
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
GEOGRAPHY OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
GEOG 221INTRODUCTION TO GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGY 3
GEOG 232INTRO TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE4
GEOG 401GROWTH OF GEOGRAPHIC THOUGHT3
Select an upper-level regional course from the following: 3
GEOGRAPHY OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA
GEOGRAPHY OF MARYLAND
GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA
GEOGRAPHY OF EAST ASIA
GEOGRAPHY OF THE MIDDLE EAST
THE RUSSIAN COLOSSUS: HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY GEOGRAPHIES OF RUSSIA
RETHINKING BRAZIL
GEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AMERICA
THE TWO DOWN-UNDERS: GEOGRAPHIES OF AUSTRALIA AND AOTEAROA-NEW ZEALAND
THE SILK ROAD: THE GEOGRAPHIES OF CENTRAL EURASIA
GEOG 47X – other courses may satisfy the requirement as approved by the Geography Department
Statistics Requirement (3 Units)
ECON 205STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS I3
or GEOG 375 QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN GEOGRAPHY
Electives (18 Units)
Select 6 units of Economics Electives, which will count toward total Geography Electives and must be approved by the Department of Geography and Environmental Planning. Pre-approved courses are:6
COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC SYSTEMS
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
ECONOMICS OF POVERTY AND DISCRIMINATION
URBAN ECONOMICS
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY THEORY AND POLICY
Select 12 units of Geography Electives, 6 of which will count toward total Economics Electives and must be approved by Department of Economics. Pre- approved courses are:12
HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF URBANIZATION
ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY
POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY
POPULATION GEOGRAPHY
URBAN SYSTEMS
TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING
COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING
THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ANALYSIS
LAND USE PLANNING
GEOG 47X
other courses may satisfy the requirement as approved by the Geography Department
Total Units61-62

For further information on this program contact the chair of either the Department of Economics or of the Department of Geography and Environmental Planning.

Freshman
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
ENGL 102 (Core 2)3TSEM 102 (Core 1)3
Core 33MATH 211 or 2733-4
Core 53Core 43
GEOG 101 (Core 8)3ECON 202 or 2043
ECON 201 or 203 (Core 6)3Select one of the following: 3
 
 
 
 15 15-16
Sophomore
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
ECON 205 or GEOG 3753Elective3
Core 74Core 113
Core 133Core 143
Core 103ECON 3063
GEOG 2213GEOG 2324
 16 16
Junior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
ECON 3093ECON 3103
Towson Core 123ECON XXX3
Upper-level GEOG regional course3GEOG XXX3
GEOG 401 (Core 9)3Elective3
Elective3Elective3
 15 15
Senior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
ECON XXX3ECON 400-level Elective3
GEOG XXX3GEOG Elective3
GEOG Elective3Elective3
Elective3Elective3
Elective3Elective (if necessary)3
 15 15
Total Units 122-123