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Geography, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Ogden, UT, United States
The Geography program from Weber State University prepares you for careers in an ever-expanding field dealing with relationships among the Earth’s lands, features and people.
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Overview

All Geography majors at Weber State University conduct a unique research project that provides an outstanding capstone experience to your course work.

You can earn your bachelor’s degree or minor in geography teaching.

As a geography major, you can gain practical field experience through field trips and internships.

You can also join Weber State’s Geography Club to meet your peers and participate in new experiences and opportunities in your field.

What You’ll Learn at Weber

All Weber State geography majors take courses that explore Earth’s physical and human dynamics and how they interrelate. While in the program, you can tailor your degree to fit your interests by focusing on a particular area of study, including:

  • General geography
  • Environmental geography
  • Urban planning
  • Technical geography
  • Global studies
  • Asian studies
  • Ethnic studies
  • European studies
  • Latin American studies
  • Geography teaching

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:

  • Weather and Climate
  • Wetland Environments
  • Arid Lands 
  • Arctic and Alpine Environments 
  • Oceanography and Earth Systems 
  • Geomorphology 
  • Quaternary Environmental Change 
  • World Environmental Issues 
  • Urban Geography
  • Historical Geography of the United States 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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.

General Requirements

  • WSU Application
  • $65.00 Application Fee
  • Official School Records (Translated into English)
  • Confidential Financial Statement
  • Copy of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14973 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14973 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14973 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14973 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4990 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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