Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Honours BSc Geography

The Honours BSc Geography program consists of 20.0 credits, of which a minimum of 10.5 credits must be in Geography and a minimum of 8.0 must be non-geography credits. Not more than 6.0 credits may be at the 100 level. The program must include a minimum of a 0.5 credit in Curriculum Division A.

Year 1
GG101, GG102; GL101, GL102; 2.0 credits from: BI110 and BI111; CH110 and CH111;
PC141 and PC142, or PC131 and PC132
MA100 or MA129 and one of MA121 or MA122

Year 2
GG251, GG254, GG258, GG260, GG270, GG281, GG282, GG290/ES290
1.0 non-geography elective credit including a minimum of a 0.5 credit in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics.

Year 3
GG399/ES399
1.5 credits from: GG351, GG355, GG360, GG361, GG368, GG369, GG380
1.0 credit from: GG336, GG381, GG382, GG383, GG384, GG385, GG386, GG388, GG389, GG395, GG396, GG480, GG481, GG486
1.5 non-geography elective credits, including a minimum of a 0.5 credit in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics.
0.5 Geography or non-geography elective credit

Year 4
0.5 credit from: GG480, GG481, GG486
1.0 credit from: GG336, GG381, GG382, GG383, GG384, GG385, GG386, GG388, GG389, GG395, GG396, GG480, GG481, GG486
1.5 non-geography elective credits including a minimum of a 0.5 credit in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics.
1.0 Geography or non-geography elective credit.
Either GG450*, or 1.0 credit in Geography at the 400 level (excluding GG451).

Note:
For progression into Year 2 of the program, the requirements include a minimum GPA of 5.00 in GG101 and GG102 and a GPA of 5.00 in GL101 and GL102. For progression to upper years a cumulative GPA of 5.00 in GG courses and a 5.00 GPA overall is required. For graduation, a cumulative GPA of 7.00 in GG courses and a 5.0 GPA overall is required.