Geography (B.S.) - Human Geography - Online

Geography (B.S.) - Human Geography - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours39-42

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of RLGN 104 waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement of THEO 104 waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
GOVT 200Constitutional Government and Free Enterprise 13
MATH 201Introduction to Probability and Statistics 13
PHSC 210Elements of Earth Science 13
Total Hours9

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
CRST 290History of Life3
GEOG 200Introduction to Geography3
GEOG 300Geographic Research Methods3
GEOG 310Human Geography3
GEOG 320Regional Studies in Geography3
GEOG 370Geographic Information Systems I3
GEOG 371Geographic Information Systems II3
GEOG 491Geography Capstone3
GLST 290Cultural Anthropology3
Total Hours27
GEOG 373GIS for Urban Planning3
GEOG 380Modern Military Geography3
GEOG 405Demography3
GOVT 440Political Geography3
RSCH 301Research Verification3
Total Hours15
Free Electives
Choose 27-39 credit hours of Free Electives27-39
Total Hours27-39

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
BIBL 104 Survey of Old and New Testament 4
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 4
UNIV 104 Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning 0-3
Cultural Studies Elective (GOVT 200) 1 3
Second Semester
THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey 4
Communications Elective 1 3
Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
MATH Elective (MATH 201) 1 3
Second Year
First Semester
GLST 290 Cultural Anthropology 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
Natural Science Elective (PHSC 210) 1 3
GEOG 200 Introduction to Geography 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
Social Science Elective 1 3
CRST 290 History of Life 3
GEOG 300 Geographic Research Methods 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Third Year
First Semester
GEOG 310 Human Geography 3
GEOG 370 Geographic Information Systems I 3
GEOG 380 Modern Military Geography 3
RSCH 301 Research Verification 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
GEOG 320 Regional Studies in Geography 3
GEOG 371 Geographic Information Systems II 3
GOVT 440 Political Geography 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Fourth Year
First Semester
GEOG 373 GIS for Urban Planning 3
GEOG 405 Demography 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
GEOG 491 Geography Capstone 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Total Hours120-123

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at before enrolling foundational skills requirements.

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