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Geography, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Norman, OK, United States
Geographers integrate knowledge of culture, society and the economy with understanding of the earth’s physical system and biosphere in order to provide a holistic perspective on human-environment relationships.  Geography programme is offered at the University of Oklahoma .
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Overview

About

This integrative perspective is vital to understanding and addressing the world’s complex problems, including renewable energy, environmental change, and indigenous cultures in a globalizing world.

Geography faculty bring a rich history of expertise to the study of cultural, historical, political, economic, environmental, and applied physical geography.  This focus on the human-environment interface complements and enhances the mission of the College by bridging the social and atmospheric sciences. Climatology, resource management, and wind energy are just a few of the many career opportunities available with a degree in geography. 

Students from this programme offerd at the University of Oklahoma may pursue either a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography.

Career Options in Geography

  • Climatologist
  • Community Resources Specialist
  • Emergency Management
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Geointelligence Specialist
  • Historic Preservationist
  • Location and Siting Analyst
  • Logistics Analyst
  • Natural Hazards Analyst
  • Natural Resources Manager
  • Urban and Regional Planner
  • Water Resources Specialist

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Language of Maps, or 
  • Intro. to Spatial Thinking & 
  • Computer Mapping 
  • Principles of Physical Geography 
  • Principles of Human Geography 
  • Principles of Economic Geography 
  • Quantitative Methods 
  • Research Methods & Professional Development 
  • Capstone 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.25

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.25 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Successful completion of at least 24 semester credit hours of college credit
  • A minimum 2.25 retention grade point average
  • A declared major in Environmental Sustainability, Geography, Geographic Information Science, or Meteorology.
  • You will be advised in University College through the spring semester of your freshman year.  After the successful completion of your freshman year, your academic records will be transferred to the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences, provided you meet the requirements listed above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27727 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27727 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12346 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Norman

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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