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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

Geography, Non-Thesis Option - Planning Concentration, MA


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Program Code: MA_237C
CIP Code: 45.0701

Program of Study for the Master of Arts in Geography (Non-Thesis Options)


Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree* from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; official general GRE exam scores; cover letter (not to exceed two pages) stating reasons why applicant wishes to enter the program.

*Students entering the graduate program without a baccalaureate degree in geography are required to make up deficiencies in the areas of physical geography, human geography, and geographic techniques in consultation with the graduate committee.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School . The faculty will give preference to applicants who meet or exceed the following: An undergraduate GPA at or above a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and at least one score on the GRE (V, Q, or A) at or above the 50th percentile. Meeting these criteria does not guarantee admission.

Location: On Campus

Course Requirements for the Master of Arts in Geography (Non-Thesis Option)


Concentration Requirements (30 Hours)


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*The Internship will not be initiated until the degree Program of Study has been approved. The student will complete a research project dealing with the internship experience and an oral defense of the project in lieu of a thesis.

Other Requirements for the MA in Geography (Non-thesis)


  • Thesis: Not required
  • Proficiency: Not required
  • Candidacy: Not required
  • Comprehensive: Required
  • Product of Learning: Not required

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