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Geography Minor

Department of Geography, 202 Farrah Hall
www.as.ua.edu/geography
geography@as.ua.edu

Admission into the minor. Students are expected to declare a minor formally. With the assistance of an advisor in the minor department, students should complete the “Declaration of Minor” form before or during the third year of full-time enrollment.

Grade point average. A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required for completion of the degree. The minor GPA is calculated based on all courses applicable to the minor that the student has attempted at UA.

Minor courses. The minor in geography requires the successful completion off the following 18 semester hours:

CoursesHours
GY 101 or GY 102 4
GY 105 or GY 110 3
GY electives 300 or 400 level 9
GY electives 2
Total 18

Upper-level residency. A minimum of 6 hours of 300- or 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.

Ancillary courses. This minor does not require ancillary courses.

Additional minor requirements. Internship or practicum credit hours cannot be applied to the minor. Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, college, major, and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an advisor in the major department for academic planning and to be cleared for registration each semester. College advisors are also available for additional assistance with minor, college, and University requirements.

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