Geography (Urban Economic Emphasis)

Major Details

Geography majors are encouraged to develop individualized programs within one of the three geography BA tracks in consultation with the geography undergraduate advisor. The Department of Geography offers the following tracks/specializations:

  • BA - Environmental and Physical Geography (15BA GEOG-E)
  • BA - Urban and Economic Geography (15BA GEOG-U)
  • BA - Human Geography (15BA GEOG-H)

The College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) offers flexible degree requirements, which allow for and highly encourage students to pursue multiple areas of study. Free electives allow for enough credits for students to pursue a minor, certificate program or even complete a second major. Some of the most common pairings are listed below.

  • Anthropology
  • Communication
  • History
  • International human rights
  • Journalism
  • Languages or area studies
  • Psychology
  • Security studies
  • Sociology


This curriculum information is intended as a general information guide for students considering enrollment in this program. These online tools are designed to assist you, but are not a substitute for planning with an academic or faculty advisor.

If you are currently confirmed or enrolled, you can check your degree requirements online. If you are considering transferring to this major from another school, use to see how credits you have earned will transfer to UC. See course descriptions by college.

Curriculum Guide Versions:

Geography (BS - Remote Sensing) Curriculum Guide