Sheridan's Geography major may be taken on either a full-time or part-time basis and is open to both domestic and international students.

Indicative Course Plan (Full-time student)

Year 1 Semester 1
GG101 Introduction to Human Geography
HU140 Creative Thinking
RS191 Academic and Professional Communication
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 1 Semester 2
GG100 Fundamentals of Physical Geography
CS100 Introduction to Christianity
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 2 Semester 1
HU250 Critical Thinking and Ethics
+1 Geography Elective
+1 Geography Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 2 Semester 2
CS200 Survey of the Bible
RS292 Introduction to Research Methods
+1 Geography Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 3 Semester 1
CS300 Christianity as a Worldview
RS393 Research Project
+1 Geography Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 3 Semester 2
+1 Geography Elective
+1 Geography Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

 

List of available units in the Geography major

Geography core units

  • GG100 Fundamentals of Physical Geography
  • GG101 Introduction to Human Geography

Geography electives

  • GG210 Earth Systems and Dynamics
  • GG220 Introduction to Sustainable Development
  • GG320 Environmental Sociology
  • GG321 Power, Society and Environment
  • GG330 Environmental and Global Climate Change
  • GG340 Fundamental of Geographic Information Systems
  • GG341 Introduction to Remote Sensing and Image Analysis

 Common Core Arts Core units

  • HU140 Creative Thinking
  • BU250 Critical Thinking and Ethics

Common Core Research units

  • RS191 Academic and Professional Communication
  • RS292 Research Methods
  • RS393 Research Project

Common Core Christian Studies units

  • CS100 Introduction to Christianity
  • CS200 Survey of the Bible
  • CS300 Christianity as a Worldview

General electives

  • 8 units chosen from any academic discipline