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Geography, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) , FL,
This Geography program at the University of South Florida offers a variety of courses in physical and human geography. Human geography courses focus on the social and spatial effects of the growth of cities, including issues such as the historical evolution of urban form.

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This Geography program at the University of South Florida offers a variety of courses in physical and human geography. 

Human geography courses focus on the social and spatial effects of the growth of cities, including issues such as the historical evolution of urban form and function, land-use changes and conflicts, economic restructuring, the growth and decline of inner cities, and urban racial and ethnic relations. 

Physical geography courses focus on major environmental systems including the hydrosphere, atmosphere, pedosphere and biosphere. 

Particular emphasis is placed on the human modification of the natural environment and the global interconnections of the major earth systems.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 Credit Hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Directed Reading
  • Individual Research
  • Introduction to Physical Geography
  • Intro to Physical Geography Lab
  • Human Geography
  • Research Methods in Geography
  • Geography Colloquium
  • Computer Cartography
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Online application for admission

  • Non refundable US$30.00 application fee

  • Official secondary transcripts/academic records submitted directly to Office of Admissions in a sealed envelope (or a PDF sent via email from your school counselor)

  • Certified English translation of secondary transcripts, if necessary

  • Official SAT or ACT scores sent directly from the College Board or ACT (must include Writing section)

  • Official IELTS or TOEFL (required for applicants whose first language is not English). For more information, see English Proficiency.

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    17324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17324 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National Applies to you

    6410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6410 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

The tuition fee of $6,410 is for Florida residents only.

Living costs for Tampa

  • 1122 - 1960 USD/month
    Living Costs

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