Thompson Rivers University
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Geography and Environmental Studies Major
Bachelor of Arts


Learn from strong teaching and research expertise about sustainable urban and rural landscapes, environmental geography, economic geography, hydrology, climatology, geomorphology and emerging geomatic technologies, including Geographical Information Systems (GIS).


For those interested in pursuing a career or further study in education, urban and regional planning, environmental consulting, policy development, environmental law, water resources research, mine reclamation, environmental assessment, and earth science, including hydrology, meteorology and geomorphology.

Admission Requirements

Open admission

  • Admission to Bachelor of Arts
  • Completion of no fewer than 21 credits in lower-level geography courses, either at TRU or at other accredited institutions.

Students usually declare a major before the beginning of their third year of courses, but they must meet specific lower-level requirements to be admitted. All candidates are assigned a Major Program Advisor. Students are expected to meet with their advisor to ensure that they qualify and that appropriate courses are selected.

Admission into the Geography and Environmental Studies Major Honours program option requires completion of the lower-level requirements with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00

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