Bachelor of Arts in Geography

Estados Unidos

¿Qué aprenderé?

CCSU’s BA in Geography prepares students for careers in urban planning, environmental sustainability, social science teaching, business/tourism, and Geographic Information Sciences (GIS). Students receive a holistic, liberal education that integrates the study of human activity and the natural environment. Graduates have developed the skills for jobs that address real life community concerns, environmental issues, and systems that impact people’s economic, political, social, and spatial needs. Students train for and excel in careers with a conscience.

This specialization equips students for jobs as town or city planners with municipalities, as regional planners for regional councils of government, and for positions at state agencies, non-profits, and private consulting firms. Introduces students to the historical, legal, and applied contexts of planning in the United States and Connecticut, as well as subfields of planning, such as transportation planning, urban design, environmental planning, and economic development.

Learning Outcomes

By the time of graduation, students will demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:

Demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts of physical and human geography.

Use geographic theories, principles and data to solve spatial problems

Apply basic research skills, including the ability to critically evaluate the research of others

Show competent skills in oral or written expressions regarding the clarity, logic and effectiveness of arguments.

Synthesize and produce graphic displays of spatial data (i.e., maps, graphs and database).

Describe the nature of Geography as an academic discipline, including familiarity with its history and recognition of its major subfields.

Demonstrate knowledge and skills that are sufficient to allow one pursue advanced study in geography and/or find employment in a geography-related field.

Required Courses:

GEOG 110 Introduction to Geography 3 Credits

GEOG 130 Introduction to Geographic Information Science 3 Credits

GEOG 241 Introduction to Planning 3 Credits

GEOG 244 Economic Geography 3 Credits

GEOG 430 Internship in Geography 3 Credits

GEOG 441 Community & Regional Planning 3 Credits

GEOG 439 Urban Geography 3 Credits

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Carol A. Ammon College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (MINIMUM OF 120 TO 130 CREDITS)

Costos de estudio
US$25.656,00 por año
USD $12,828 per term

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Aplicaciones hasta

1 November 2023

Fecha de inicio

17 Enero 2024


Carol A. Ammon College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Willard-DiLoreto Hall, Room D 303,



6050, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Applicants must have successfully completed secondary education.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applicants must have successfully completed secondary education.

English language proficiency requirement: Applicants whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate their English proficiency by submitting one of the following.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet: minimum score of 79

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Computer: minimum score of 213

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Paper: minimum score of 550

The International English Language Testing System Exam (IELTS) is also accepted. A minimum band score of 6.5 is required for admissions consideration.

Duolingo English Exam minimum score of 95

Application deadline: April 1 for the fall semester and November 1 for the spring semester

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


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