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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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Geography-Teacher Certification Minor

Expertise in geography is important to all elementary and secondary education students. This minor provides education students with a foundation in human and physical geography, a strong understanding of concepts and principles of global and regional geography, a deep content understanding of regions of the world, and a basic competency in the use of geographic techniques.

Requirements for a Minor in Geography - Teacher Certification

Students seeking certification to teach geography at the secondary level are required to complete:

  • Three core courses
  • Four regional studies courses
  • One methods course from the list of electives

Core Courses

Required Regional Studies Courses

And one course from the following:

Methods Courses

Choose one:

Geography and Sustainable Planning Program Description

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