2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Dec 10, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Graduation Map: Geography, AS-LAS for Transfer to UCA BS in Geography


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Note: Transfer plans for transfer to UCA BS in Geography and Geospatial Technology share all four semesters

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.

How to Use the Graduation Map


Full-time? Part-time? Need developmental courses? Starting in the Spring or Summer?
Take courses in the order shown on the Graduation Map. See your academic advisor to help streamline your path toward degree completion.*

Scholarship recipients: Please be aware of eligibility criteria for your scholarship(s).  In particular, pay attention to (1) the enrollment requirements each semester for disbursement of your scholarship(s) and (2) the number of hours and GPA required each semester and/or year for renewal of your scholarship(s).  Graduation Maps provide a semester-by-semester course listing to allow you to graduate on time.  Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at (501) 760-6398 with any questions regarding enrollment/renewal requirements of your scholarship(s).

Semester 1 - Fall (16 Credit Hours)


Semester 2 - Spring (16 Credit Hours)


Option 1 - Lab Science Core


Semester 3 - Fall (16 Credit Hours)


Semester 4 - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


Option 2 - Mathematics Core


Semester 3 - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Semester 4 - Spring (13 Credit Hours)


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

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