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Associate in Arts Degree
Please contact a campus advisor for this program:
Professor Matt Dunne, MDunne@Housatonic.edu
These requirements are effective if you declared the Transfer Ticket: CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Geography Studies. A.A. major for the 2019-20 academic year.
With this degree you will be able to transfer to the following majors. Follow this link for important information about when and how to apply for transfer to a State University or Charter Oak State College.
At Central Connecticut State University:
Geography with Specialization in Environmental Geography, B.A.
Geography with Specialization in General/Regional Geography, B.A.
Geography with Specialization in Geographic Information Science, B.A.
Geography with Specialization in Planning, B.A.
Geography with Specialization in Tourism, B.A.
At Southern Connecticut State University:
Geography - Concentration: Geographic Information Science and Technology, B.S.
See your advisor for guidance on minor choices*
These courses are meant to complete 50% of the minor requirement in all of CCSU’s specializations, but can also be used to begin a minor or second major at SCSU. CCSU allows you to major and minor in Geography as long as your minor is in a different specialization from the major.
Here is the recommended course of study for the CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Geography Studies, A.A. If you are studying part time, simply follow the order of the courses listed here. Note that not all courses will be available every semester. You will notice that in many instances you will be able to choose the specific course you will take from within a category. For a list of the courses from each category that you can choose from, go to PDF_CSCU Transfer Electives .
*Use unrestricted elective credits to complete 9 credits in one subject area. 3-6 of these credits may also meet general education requirements. You should consider pursuing a minor subject area based upon your specific field of interest in geography. Some suggested disciplines include:
ANT Anthropology EAS Earth Science ECN Economics, EVS Environmental Science, GEO Geography (CCSU)
GLG Geology, HIS History, MAT Mathematics (statistics preferred), POL Political Science, CSA, CSC, CST Computer Science