Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019

Western Main Campus

Major MAJOR IN GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE
Faculty of Social Science - Geography



Admission Requirements


Completion of first-year requirements, including 1.0 course from Geography 1100, Geography 1300A/B, Geography 1400F/G, Geography 1500F/G, Environmental Science 1021F/G with a mark of at least 60% in each of these courses.

If upper-year students have not completed 1.0 courses listed above, they may select one or two courses from: Geography 2131A/B, Geography 2132A/B, Geography 2133A/B, Geography 2142A/B, Geography 2152F/G, and/or Geography 2153A/B in making up the 1.0 admission requirement, as long as they were completed with a grade of at least 60%. Senior qualifying entry course(s) cannot be counted for subsequent program credit

Module/Program Information


Module
6.0 courses:

0.5 or 1.0* course from: Geography 2210A/B or any university-level statistics course at the 2000 level or above* (normally taken in Year 2).
1.5 courses from: Geography 2220A/B, Geography 2230A/B, Geography 2240A/B.
1.0 course from: Geography 2310A/B, Geography 2320A/B, Geography 2330A/B, Geography 2410A/B, Geography 2411F/G, Geography 2420A/B, Geography 2430A/B, Geography 2460F/G, the former Geography 2450F/G.
1.0 course from: Geography 3211A/B, Geography 3222A/B (normally taken in Year 3).
2.0 courses from: Computer Science 2034A/B, Computer Science 2120A/B, Geography 3210A/B, Geography 3223A/B, Geography 3231A/B, Geography 3260A/B, Geography 3421A/B, Geography 4220A/B, the former Geography 3241A/B, the former Geography 3321A/B.

*If a 1.0 course is taken, the module will consist of 6.5 courses.

Notes:
1. Honors degrees require two Major modules.
2. Combination with a Major module in Science or Basic Medical Sciences may allow graduation with a four-year BSc degree.
3. When taken within this module, the following Geography courses count towards meeting the requirement of 11.0 Science courses in a 4-Year BSc: Geography 2131A/B, Geography 2210A/B, Geography 2220A/B, Geography 2230A/B, Geography 2240A/B, Geography 2310A/B, Geography 2320A/B, Geography 2330A/B, Geography 3210A/B, Geography 3211A/B, Geography 3221A/B, Geography 3222A/B, Geography 3223A/B, Geography 3231A/B, Geography 3260A/B, Geography 3311A/B, Geography 3333A/B, Geography 3334A/B, Geography 3341A/B, Geography 3342A/B, Geography 3343A/B, Geography 3350A/B, Geography 3352A/B, Geography 4901E, the former Geography 2122A/B, the former Geography 2340A/B, the former Geography 3241A/B, the former Geography 3312A/B, the former Geography 3321A/B, the former Geography 3331A/B, the former Geography 3332A/B, the former Geography 3351A/B.

This module may NOT be combined with any Geography module.