University of Maine at Farmington 2017-2018 Catalog

 
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Students may choose a minor field of study, commonly called a minor, along with their major. A minor usually consists of 20 credits of study. Minors are optional, but many students find that a minor is helpful in providing greater career opportunities after graduation. The requirements for the various minors are listed within individual majors as well as in this section.
 
Following are the requirements for official University of Maine at Farmington minors. Contact the chairperson of the department offering the minor for an application.
 
*Starred courses have pre-requisites not included in the minor requirements.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Geography

Students choose a geography concentration from the list below and complete 12 credits in that concentration, plus take an additional 8 credits of geography electives.
 
 Place and Culture :Three of the following:
 
GEO 212S Latin America: Peoples & Environments              4
GEO 214 Asia: Peoples & Environments 4
GEO 219 Geography of Maine 4
GEO 325 Geography of Health and Disease 4
GEO 332 Cultural Geography 4
GEO 334 Political Geography 4
 
OR
 
Nature and Society: Three of the following:
 
GEO 231 Environmental Issues 4
GEO 235 Physical Geography 4
GEO 325 Geography of Health and Disease      4
GEO 331 Nature and Society 4
GEO 340 Land Use 4

OR

Communities and Development: Three of the following:

GEO 204 Geospatial Information 4
GEO 304 GIScience 4
GEO 310 International Development              4
GEO 320 Economic Geography 4
GEO 343 Town and Regional Planning 4

GEOGRAPHY ELECTIVES                                                                 8

Total credits for the Minor: 20

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