Geography and Environmental Studies, B.A. | Online (optional) | University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) | Colorado Springs, United States
48 months
Duration
20636 USD/year
20636 USD/year
8540 USD/year
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About

The purpose of the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geography and Environmental Studies from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is to provide students with an understanding of the discipline of geography. This includes courses in physical, human, and cultural geography, as well methods courses that provide exposure to the various tools and techniques of geographic research.

Overview

To earn a BA in Geography and Environmental Studies from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS), students complete 41 credit hours of GES courses, 21 of which must be upper divisions, (revised Fall, 2015). The curriculum is comprehensive and designed to serve students in potential careers in research, government, industry and education. 

As students fine-tune their interests in geography, a GES advisor or other faculty encourages students to follow one of four academic tracks. These tracks, which include a carefully selected set of related courses, are intended to accelerate and direct students toward a specific career.

Career Possibilities

  • Aerial Photo Image Interpreter
  • Geographer
  • Cartographer
  • Water Conservation Planner
  • Emergency Program Manager
  • Hydrogeologist
  • Urban and Regional Planners
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Geoscientist
  • Oceanographer
  • GIS Technician
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Land Use Planner
  • Elementary / Special Education School Teacher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Systems: Climate and Vegetation
  • Environmental Systems: Landforms and Soils
  • World Regional Geography
  • Digital Earth
  • Field Studies in Geography
  • Regional Geography of the Pikes Peak Area

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
75

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First-Time Freshman Application
  • Submit Application Fee
  • Submit Your High School/Ged Transcripts
  • Submit Your Sat/Act Scores 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20636 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20636 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20636 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20636 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8540 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Colorado Springs

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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