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

Honours BSc Geography and Geomatics

The Honours BSc Geography and Geomatics program consists of 20.0 credits, of which 11.5 credits must be in Geography and a minimum of 8.0 must be non-Geography credits. Not more than 6.0 credits (or equivalent) may be at the 100 level. The program must include at least a 0.5 credit in Curriculum Division A.

Year 1
GG101, GG102, GL101, GL102, CP102, CP104
MA100 or MA129 and one of MA121 or MA122
1.0 credit from: BI110 and BI111; CH110 and CH111; PC141 and PC142 or PC131 and PC132

Year 2
GG251, GG254, GG258, GG260, GG270, GG281, GG282, GG290/ES290
1.0 non-Geography elective credit with 0.5 credit in either Biology, Chemistry, Math or Physics

Year 3
GG399/ES399
2.0 credits from: GG351, GG355, GG360, GG361, GG368, GG369, GG380, GG461, GG462, GG468, GG469, GG484, GG493/ES493, GG495
1.0 credit from: GG336, GG381, GG382, GG383, GG384, GG385, GG386, GG388, GG389, GG395, GG396, GG480, GG481, GG486
1.5 non-Geography credits with 0.5 credit in either Biology, Chemistry, Math or Physics

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
0.5 credit from: GG351, GG355, GG360, GG361, GG368, GG369, GG380, GG461, GG462, GG468, GG469, GG484, GG493/ES493, GG495
Either GG450* or 1.0 credit in Geography at the 400 level (excluding GG451).
1.5 non-Geography credits with a 0.5 credit in either Biology, Chemistry, Math or Physics
0.5 Geography or non-Geography elective credit

Additional Information
 
Notes

  1. Students are advised to take one or more of CP213, CP315/PC315, CP411 as their non-Geography elective credits. Ensure that the necessary prerequisites have been completed for the senior computing courses.
  2. Upgrading to the Honours BSc Geography and Geomatics degree:
    Total credit requirements vary depending on the entry level of the candidate, as follows:
    1. Students who have an Honours BSc must have completed a minimum of 5 additional term courses (2.5 credits) from the geomatics stream and computing courses in order to upgrade to Honours BSc Geography and Geomatics.
    2. Students who have BSc in Geography must complete a minimum of 10 term courses (5.0 credits) of the geomatics stream, plus 2 term CP courses (1.0 credits), for a total minimum course requirement of 10 term courses, to upgrade to an Honours BSc Geography and Geomatics.
  3. For admission to Year 2, a GPA of 5.00 is required in GG101 and GG102 and a GPA of 5.0 in GL101 and GL102, or both ES101 and ES102. For progression to Year 3 and Year 4, a cumulative GPA of 5.00 is required. For graduation, a cumulative GPA of 7.00 in all GG courses and an overall GPA of 5.00 is required.