¿Qué aprenderé?

Geography is a science that examines physical and social processes and their interrelationships through the integrative concept of space. Earth systems science analyzes the systems and processes that shape the earth’s surface including weather, climate, landforms, and hydrology. Human geography analyzes social processes such as globalization, demographics, urbanization, and construction of cultural identities. Environmental geography examines the interactions between social and physical systems. Geographers explore these processes using such tools as maps, geographic information systems, and remote sensing techniques.

Membership in Gamma Theta Upsilon, the international geography honor society, is available to distinguished students. Prospective members must have completed a minimum of 3 geography or earth science courses, have a GPA of at least 3.3 overall in those courses, and have completed at least 3 semesters of college course work. A prospective member is not required to be a geography major or minor.

Requirements for a Major

Minimum requirement for the major is completion of a six-course (20 credit) core curriculum and one of five concentrations. Students will declare a concentration in either General Geography, Environmental Studies, Geographic Information Systems, Earth System Science, or Earth Science Education. Study Away/Study Abroad is strongly encouraged for geography majors.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Worcester State University

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (4 )

Costos de estudio
US$7.050,00 por año
Aplicaciones hasta

Esperado April 2022

Fecha de inicio

18 Enero 2022


Worcester State University

486 Chandler Street,



01602, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes internacionales

Student must complete a minimum of 17 college-preparatory courses (each course is equivalent to a year-long high school class) as outlined in the table below to be eligible for admission: English - 4 courses; Mathematics - 4 courses (Algebra I & II and Geometry or Trigonometry, or comparable course work) including mathematics during the final year of high school; Sciences - 3 courses (laboratory-based, including natural/physical sciences or technology/engineering); Social Sciences - 2 courses (including U.S history); Foreign Languages - 2 courses (in a single language); Electives - 2 courses.

Adequate Test of English Language Proficiency: This is required for all applicants whose native language is not English. It can be accomplished by submitting results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (minimum required score: 71) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (minimum required score: 6.0).

Additional Accepted English Proficiency Exams: Pearson PTE (minimum required score: 50), DAAD (minimum required score: B2), EIKEN (minimum required score: Pre-1), and iTEP (minimum required score: 3.5).

Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average: We require a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA from the last institution you attended.

The application deadline for Fall Semester (September entrance) is Apr 01. No international applicants will be considered for the spring (January entrance) unless: You are currently enrolled in an ESL program in the U.S; You are currently attending a U.S. college or university; You currently have a visa status that legally allows you to change to F-1; You were accepted for a previous semester, but deferred attendance due to being refused a visa.

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