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University Transfer Degree Information:

This degree program is designed for students planning to transfer to baccalaureate colleges and universities. Transfer credit varies among colleges. Students should consult both the catalog of the specific college/university to which they plan to transfer and the signed transfer agreement or the current transfer planning guide posted at to select courses that will meet requirements for both the associate and baccalaureate degree programs.

Program Description:

Geography is the scientific study of Earth’s surface and its immediate atmosphere. Geographers study the political, economic, social and environmental qualities of places and how these attributes interact. A geography graduate will possess the flexibility to pursue a career 
in urban and regional planning, international affairs, community development, location analysis in both the public and private sector, 
resource planning and management, cartography and teaching.

Degree Awarded: Associate in Science

For More Information Contact:
Science and Mathematics Division Metro: (918) 595-7334,
Liberal Arts Division Southeast: (918) 595-7780


General Education Requirements** Credit Hours: 30


Communication 9 hours
*ENGL 1113 Composition I
*ENGL 1213 Composition II
SPCH 1113 Speech Communication I


Humanities 6 Hours
See the General Education Requirements page for course list.


Mathematics 3 hours
See the General Education Requirements page for course list.


Social Science 6 hours
POLS 1113 American Federal Government
and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present


Recommended Electives 3 hours


Required Electives 3 hours
Select one three-hour course from one of the following:
Psychology, Social Sciences, Foreign Language, or Fine Arts (Art, Music,Theatre).


Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 30-31

Geography 10 hours
+GEOG 1014 Geography (Physical)
GEOG 1023 World Geography (Economic)
GEOG 1043 Introduction to Cultural Geography
GEOG 2013 Meteorology
GEOG 2033 World Regional Geography
GEOG 2153 Human Ecology


Geology 8-9 hours
GEOL 1014 General Geology (Physical)
GEOL 1024 General Geology (Historical)
GEOL 1113 Introduction to Oceanography
GEOL 2021 Map and Airphoto Interpretations


Recommended Electives 11-12 hours
*BIOL 1404 General Botany
*BIOL 1604 Zoology
*CHEM 1315 General Chemistry I
*CHEM 1415 General Chemistry II
GEOG/GIS/SURV 2344 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

GEOG 2354 Computer Cartography

*GIS 2373 GIS Data Acquisition and Management
*GIS 2383 Advanced Geographic Information Systems
*GIS 2393 Geographic Information Systems Practicum
*MATH 2114 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
*MATH 2124 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
*MATH 2134 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III
SOCI 2123 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology


Total Credit Hours: 60
*Course has prerequisite (See course description section of catalog).
+This course is required as part of the 10 hour program requirement.
To receive an A.A. or A.S. Degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.
Physical education activity courses do not count toward the associate degree requirements in this curriculum.


General education requirements can be found at: