Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Honours BA Geography

The Honours Geography program consists of 20.0 credits, of which 10.5 credits must be in Geography and a minimum of 8.0 must be non-geography credits. Not more than 6.0 credits (or equivalent) may be at the 100 level. The program must include a minimum of a 0.5 credit in Curriculum Division A.

Year 1
GG101 and GG102
4.0 non-geography elective credits

Year 2
GG251, GG254, GG258, GG260, GG270, GG281, GG282, GG290/ES290
1.0 non-geography elective credit

Year 3
One of GG351, GG355, GG360, GG361, GG368, GG369
0.5 Geography elective credit at the 300 or 400 level
1.5 non-geography elective credits
1.0 Geography or non-geography elective credit
0.5 credit from two of the following three groups:
Group 1: GG265, GG363, GG365, GG366, GG367
Group 2: GG271, GG272, GG373, GG376
Group 3: GG391/ES391, GG393, GG394, GG395, GG396, GG397/ES397, GG398/ES398

Year 4
2.0 Geography elective credits at the 300 or 400 level
1.5 non-geography elective credits
0.5 credit Geography or non-geography elective
Either GG450* or 1.0 credit in Geography at the 400 level (excluding GG451).

For progression from year to year: a cumulative 5.00 GPA in all GG courses and 5.00 GPA overall;
For graduation: a 7.00 cumulative GPA in GG all courses and 5.00 GPA overall.