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University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Geography [Arts]


Honors in Human Geography


The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (Faculty of Science) offers the following options in Human Geography: Honors, Combined Honors, BA major, BA minor, and an Arts minor for the BSc General Program.

Students planning to proceed to graduate programs in Geography or professional programs in Planning should consult the BA program Advisors in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences regarding their choice of minor.

Students planning to apply for admission to the Honors program should consult BA Honors  for admission requirements.

See BA (Honors)  for Faculty regulations concerning the Honors program.

Honors in Human Geography requires a minimum of ★48 and a maximum of ★54 at the senior level in HGP, EAS 221 , and approved cross-listed courses.

Approved cross listed courses:


See Bachelor of Arts (BA) (5)   for Faculty of Arts regulations pertaining to cross-listed courses.

Promotion Requirements


Promotion from year to year requires a GPA of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in HGP and approved cross-listed courses.

Graduation Requirements


Graduation with Honors in Human Geography requires a graduation average of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in senior level HGP and approved cross-listed courses. Graduation with First Class Honors requires an average of at least 3.7 in all senior level HGP and approved cross-listed courses and an average of at least 3.5 on all courses in the final year (last ★30).

Combined Honors in Human Geography


Students may pursue a Combined Honors program in Human Geography and another discipline. The common requirements in a Combined Honors program are the same as for other Honors programs (refer to BA (Honors) ).

A Combined Honors degree in Human Geography and another discipline requires a minimum of ★36 at the senior level in HGP and approved cross-listed courses and a minimum of ★36 in the other discipline.

With the permission of the Honors Advisors


Students pursuing Combined Honors in Human Geography may write an honors research project that is supervised jointly by both disciplines and in which the content integrates both disciplines. Students will register in INT D 520  (★6) instead of HGP 496.

Promotion and Graduation Requirements


In a Combined Honors program, students are required to meet the promotion and graduation standards of each discipline. See Honors in Human Geography.

Major and Minor in Human Geography


Degree of BA


See Bachelor of Arts (BA) .

Major in Human Geography


A minimum of ★30 to a maximum of ★48 at the senior level

In HGP and approved cross-listed courses, including the following: 

At least ★6

HGP courses at the 400-level 

Minor in Human Geography


A minor in Human Geography requires a minimum of ★12 and a maximum of ★42 at the senior level in HGP courses including at least ★6 at the 300- or 400-level.