Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Social Science - Geography and Environment

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements, including 1.0 course from the following with a minimum mark of 60% in the courses taken: Geography 1100, Geography 1200A/B, Geography 1300A/B, Geography 1400F/G or Geography 1500F/G, Earth Sciences 1022A/B, Earth Sciences 1023A/B, Earth Sciences 1070A/B, Earth Sciences 1081A/B, Environmental Science 1021F/G, Biology 1001A, Biology 1002B, Biology 1201A, Biology 1202B.

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 2152F/G, and/or Geography 2153A/B in making up the 1.0 Geography 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

6.0 courses:

0.5 course: Geography 2210A/B*.
1.0 course from: Geography 2220A/B, Geography 2230A/B.
1.0 course from: Geography courses numbered 2300-2399.
1.5 courses from: Geography courses numbered 3300-3399.
0.5 course in Geography at the 2000 level or above.
0.5 course in Geography at the 3000 level or above.
1.0 course in Geography at the 3000 level or above, or in Environmental Science, Earth Science or Biology at the 2200 level or above.

* Geography 2210A/B is mandatory for students in their first year of registration in this module. In cases where an antirequisite statistics course is taken instead, then an additional 0.5 course numbered 2000 or above in Geography must be taken to make up the 6.0 courses required for the module.


  1. Combination with a Major module in Science or Basic Medical Sciences may allow graduation with a Four-Year BSc.
  2. To qualify for a Four-Year BSc degree, 11.0 Science and/or Science equivalent courses are required.
  3. When taken within this module, the following Geography courses count towards meeting the requirement of 11.0 Science courses in a Four-Year BSc: Geography 2131A/B, Geography 2133A/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 3222A/B, Geography 3223A/B, Geography 3224A/B, Geography 3226A/B, Geography 3231A/B, Geography 3311A/B, Geography 3334A/B, Geography 3341A/B, Geography 3343A/B, Geography 3350A/B, Geography 3352A/B, Geography 3354A/B, Geography 4901E.

This module may NOT be combined with any other Geography module.