Requirements for Major
Note: The major and minor in Geography has been discontinued and Wittenberg University will no longer offer courses in Geography after December 2015. The Registrar’s Office is no longer accepting major/minor declarations in Geography.
A minimum of 32 geography semester hours, which must include Geography 101, 310, and either 304 or 305. More than one Geography 250 may be counted toward the major. Students may choose an Environmental, Urban Planning, or GIS track within the major. Curricula for each are listed below.
Geography 120, 220, 222, 305 and a statistics course. Recommended cognate courses include Biology 346, Geology 160, 240, 290 and 291.
Geography 220, 230, 290, 304, 305, 390 and a statistics course.
Geography 230, 330, 305, 390, 491 and statistics. Recommended courses are Urban Studies 171, Political Science 221 and 222, Economics 250 and Sociology 296 . Geography majors may also design a regional emphasis in Third World Development, Latin America, Southeast Asia, or the Russian Realm in consultation with their adviser.