Geography: Associate of Arts Degree
The Associate of Arts in Geography is a two-year Human Geography program. It establishes a solid base of conceptual knowledge and applied skills supporting further study in Geography, engaged citizenship, and introductory employment in the public and private sectors. The curriculum combines topical coursework in introductory human geography and urban geography, and lab-science courses in earth science and atmospheric science. The curriculum also provides students with options for focused study of a variety of regions, and develops foundational skills in using computerized Geographic Information Systems (GIS) hardware and software to analyze and present spatial data.
The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.
Within the framework of the Associate of Arts Degree, students must complete at least 60 credits with a minimum grade of C in each course including all of the following courses.
|GEOG 1101||Human Geography||3 credits|
|GEOG 1110||Atmospheric Science||3 credits|
|GEOG 1120||Earth Science||3 credits|
|GEOG 2250||The City||3 credits|
|GEOG 2400||Introduction to GIS||3 credits|
And one of:
|GEOG 2310||Climatology||3 credits|
|GEOG 2320||Geomorphology||3 credits|
And one of:
|GEOG 1160||Geography of British Columbia||3 credits|
|GEOG 2140||Regional Geography of Canada||3 credits|
|GEOG 2170||Regional Geography of Europe||3 credits|
|GEOG 2185||Regional Geography of East Asia||3 credits|
|GEOG 2190||Regional Geography of South Asia||3 credits|
Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive an Associate of Arts degree in Geography.
At a Glance
Faculty of Arts
- Associate Degree
- Open intake
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