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2022-2023 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Geography, AS-LAS for Transfer to UCA BS in Geography


 

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About This Degree


Start Here / Finish There

NPC Faculty Mentor: Rebecca Taormina (Rebecca.Taormina@np.edu) 501-760-4119

  • This curriculum is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (AS-LAS) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.
  • Students completing the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences degree requirements, as shown above, with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA, will have satisfied the UCA Lower-Division Core and will be admitted to the corresponding degree program as a junior.
  • See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information.

UCA Transfer Admission information and policies

UCA Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

General Education Core - 35 Credit Hours


Geography Foundation Core - 25 Credit Hours


Option 1 - Lab Science Core


Option 2 - Mathematics Core


60 Credit Hours


See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information

* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining Courses to be Completed at UCA - Geography: 60 Credit Hours


Prefix Course # Course Name   Credit Hours
GEOG 1320 Human Geography   3
GEOG 2330 Quantitative Methods in Geography   3
GEOG 2331 Research Methods in Geography   3
GEOG 2475 Cartography   4
GEOG 3403 Geographic Information Systems (UD UCA Core: I)   4
    Choose One:   3
GEOG 3301 Conservation of Natural Resources (UD UCA Core: R)    
GEOG 3325 Urban & Regional Planning (UD UCA Core: R)    
GEOG 3333 Geography of Natural Hazards (UD UCA Core: R)    
GEOG 4304 Water Resources (UD UCA Core: R)    
GEOG 4313 Recreation & Tourism (UD UCA Core: I, R)    
    Choose One:   3
GEOG 3300 World Regional Geography (UD UCA Core: C, D)    
GEOG 3315 Geography of Latin America (UD UCA Core: D, C)    
GEOG 3335 Geography of Europe & Russian (UD UCA Core: D)    
GEOG 3345 Geography of China & East Asia (UD UCA Core: D)    
GEOG 3380 Geography of Arkansas (UD UCA Core: D)    
GEOG 4390 Historical Geography of the United States (UD UCA Core: D)    
         
GEOG 4391 Research Seminar (UD UCA Core: Z)   3
    Upper Division Geography Elective   3
    Upper Division Geography Elective   3
    Upper Division Geography Elective   3
    Upper Division Geography Elective   3
    Upper Division Minor Field Course (UD UCA Core: C)   3
    Upper Division Minor Field Course   3
    Upper Division Minor Field Course   3
    Upper Division Minor Field Course   3
    Upper Division Minor Field Course   3
    Minor Field Course   3
    Minor Field Course   3
    General Elective   1
    Total Hours:   120

Academic Year: 2021-2022
Revised: September, 2021