Combined Major in Geography and History

The completion of individual majors in History and Geography requires the successful completion of 82 units (42 in History and 40 in Geography) with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher. However, by electing the combined major in History and Geography, students will be able to complete both majors with a total of 70 units (36 in History and 34 in Geography). Students interested in this combined major should consult with an adviser in both departments.

Required Courses
GEOG 101PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY3
GEOG 221INTRODUCTION TO GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGY3
GEOG 232INTRO TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE4
GEOG 375QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN GEOGRAPHY3
GEOG 401GROWTH OF GEOGRAPHIC THOUGHT3
HIST 300INTRODUCTION TO HISTORICAL STUDY3
One of the following:3
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
HONORS INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
HONORS WORLD REGIONAL GEOG
GEOGRAPHY OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
History Electives - Lower-Division Survey Courses
Select one course in pre-modern history (history prior to 1500)3
Select one of the following U.S. survey courses:3
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE CIVIL WAR
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES SINCE THE CIVIL WAR
HONORS HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE CIVIL WAR
HONORS HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES SINCE THE CIVIL WAR
Select one of the following European survey courses:3
INTRODUCTION TO ANCIENT CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION THROUGH THE 17TH CENTURY
HISTORY OF EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION FROM THE 17TH CENTURY
BYZANTINE EMPIRE AND BALKANS TO 1821
Select two global survey courses (Africa, Middle East, Asia, Latin America, World History) 16
History Electives - Upper Division Courses
Select six upper-division courses including the following:18
Two courses in pre-modern history (history prior to 1500)
One course in U.S. History
One course in European history
Two courses in global history 1
SENIOR HISTORY SEMINAR
Geography Electives
Any GEOG course, at the 100-level or above3
Any GEOG course, at the 200-level or above3
Any GEOG course, at the 300-level or above3
One upper-level regional GEOG course3
Select two of the following:6
HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF URBANIZATION
GEOGRAPHY OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA
GEOGRAPHY OF MARYLAND
THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA
GEOGRAPHY OF SOUTHEAST ASIA
GEOGRAPHY OF THE MIDDLE EAST
GEOGRAPHY OF EUROPE
THE RUSSIAN COLOSSUS: HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY GEOGRAPHIES OF RUSSIA
THE TWO DOWN-UNDERS: GEOGRAPHIES OF AUSTRALIA AND AOTEAROA-NEW ZEALAND
THE SILK ROAD: THE GEOGRAPHIES OF CENTRAL EURASIA
GEOG 47X
Seminar in Geography (topic to be approved by the Department of History)
Total Units73

Suggested Four-Year Plan

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