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Western Kentucky University

Department of Geography and Geology Program Information

Environmental Science and Technology Building, 304
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Height Blvd. #31066
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1066, USA
Office: (270) 745-4555; Fax: (270) 745-6410


 Programs of Study in the Geosciences - EFFECTIVE Fall 2014 Semester

  • To view the recommended sequence of courses for each 4-year major program, please click on Four-year Program Sequences (effective Fall 2014)

  • To view the recommended first-semester Freshman course sequence for each program major, please click on First Semester Courses (effective Fall 2014)

    Visit Topnet Course Catalog for a listing of courses for the upcoming semester.

    Visit the WKU Undergraduate Catalog for complete details of the Department's undergraduate programs and click on the Geography and Geology Department link.

    Visit the WKU Graduate Catalog for complete details of the Department's graduate programs.

M.S. GEOSCIENCE GRADUATE PROGRAM RESEARCH CONCENTRATIONS
MS Geoscience Program Brochure  (link)

  • Physical Science
  • Climate Science
  • Cultural Science
  • G.I.Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Graduate GIS Certificate (11 hours) [Certificate program #203]

M.S. Geoscience Application Instructions and Program Concentration details  (link)
Application Form for New Graduate Assistantship   (link)
Application Form for Graduate Assistantship Continuation   (link)
M.S. Geoscience Graduate Student Handbook  (link)


M.A.E. - GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION FOR TEACHER LEADERS
MAE Program Information  (link)

    • Master of Arts in Education - Geography Education for Teacher Leaders

JOINT UNDERGRADUATE-GRADUATE PROGRAM (JUMP)

JUMP program details (link)


UNDERGRADUATE GEOLOGY MAJOR PROGRAMS

Geology Program Brochure (link)

  • Professional Extended BS Program [Major 577]
  • General BA Geoscience Track [Major 676 - GGEO]
  • Earth and Space Science BA Track [Major 676 -GESS]

UNDERGRADUATE GEOLOGY MINOR PROGRAMS

  • Minor in Geology [Minor 377]
  • Water Resources [Minor 491]
  • Earth Science [Minor 353]

Geology Program Details (link)
Geology website (link)



UNDERGRADUATE GEOGRAPHY PROGRAM

Geography and Environmental Studies Program Brochure (link)

      • Karst Geoscience and Water Resources [Geography Major 675 - GRKW]
      • Environment and Climate [Geography Major 675 - GREC]
      • Tourism and Development [Geography Major 675 - GRTD]
      • Cultural Geography [Geography Major 675 - GRCU]
      • Honors Geography [Geography Major 675 - GRHN]

 Geography Program Details (link)


UNDERGRADUATE METEOROLOGY MAJOR PROGRAMS

B.S. Meteorology Program Brochure (link)

      • BS in Meteorology [Major# 578]
      • BS in Geography [Environment and Climate] [Major #675 - GREC]

Meteorology Program Details (link)

Meteorology Blog  (link)


 

UNDERGRADUATE GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE PROGRAMS

B.S. Geographic Information Science Program Brochure (link)

      • BS in Geographic Information Science [Major# 576]
      • GIS Certificate (14 hours) [Program #174]

Geographic Information Science Program Details (link)

GIS Website (link)


 

UNDERGRADUATE GEOGRAPHY MINOR PROGRAMS

      • City and Regional Planning [Management Concentration] [Minor #339]
      • City and Regional Planning [GIS Concentration][Minor #339]
      • General Geography [Minor #374]
      • Environmental Studies [Minor #353]
      • Environmental Science [Minor #363]
      • Geographic Information Science [Minor #366]
      • Water Resources [Minor #491]
      • Floodplain Management [Minor #361]
      • Latin American Studies [Minor # 408]
      • Sustainability [Minor # 475]

Minor Programs Option Details (link)


 

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