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Geography (Physical Systems Track), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Milwaukee, WI, United States
Geography analyzes spatial patterns and regional associations of the physical and cultural environments. It is concerned with human relationships with these environments as they exist now, existed in the past, and may or should exist in the future.
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Overview

The Department of Geography works closely with the Cartography and Geography Information Science Center (CGIS) and the American Geographical Society Library, one of the largest assemblages of geographical materials in the world.

Geography analyzes spatial patterns and regional associations of the physical and cultural environments. It is concerned with human relationships with these environments as they exist now, existed in the past, and may or should exist in the future. This approach means geographers find work in many diverse fields, from environmental management to urban planning, from community development to the park service to GIS project management.

Physical Systems Track

In the physical systems track, geography majors study the processes shaping the earth’s climate; soils; distributions of plants and animals; landforms, including caves and glacial landscapes; and water, including rivers, lakes, and aquifers. Physical systems geography majors go on to work in conservation, hydrology, environmental management, hazards mitigation, and environmental education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Climatology
  • Biogeography
  • Hydrogeography
  • Methods and Principles in Land Form Geography
  • Karst Geomorphology
  • The Geography of Soils

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    520

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General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Application Fees
  • Evidence of English Proficiency
  • Official Transcript and Diploma from Secondary Studies
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20844 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20844 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9565 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9565 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Milwaukee

  • 1066 - 1770 USD/month
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