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Transfer Office
(502) 852-0166
transfer@louisville.edu
Houchens Bldg, Room 150 2211 S. Brook Street Louisville, Kentucky 40208

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B.S. GEOGRAPHY GIS TRACK

Effective Date: 8/1/2017 - 5/1/2019

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Science degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate B.S. GEOGRAPHY GIS TRACK degree at University of Louisville. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression


Semester 1Credit Hours
GEN 100 (1) 1
ENG 101 (3) 3
HIS 101 (3) or HIS 102 (3) or HIS 104 (3) or HIS 105 (3) 3
GEO 130 (3) 3
ASL 101 (3) or FRE 101 (4) or GER 101 (4) or SPA 101 (4) 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours16
Semester 2Credit Hours
ENG 102 (3) 3
Humanities Course 3
GEO 152 (3) or GEO 172 (3) 3
QR Course 3
ASL 102 (3) or FRE 102 (4) or GER 102 (4) or SPA 102 (4) 3
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 3Credit Hours
OC Course 3
SB Course 3
NS Course 3
NS Lab Course 1
QR Course 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours16
Semester 4Credit Hours
QR/NS Course 3
QR/NS Course 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15

Pre-Transfer Notes

Those with questions about the UofL Geography program may contact:
Department of Geography and Geosciences
Phone: 502-852-6844
Email: shelia.day@louisville.edu
Website: http://louisville.edu/geography/

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression


Semester 5Credit Hours
GEOG 256 (3.00) 3
GEOG 328 (3.00) 3
GEOG 350 (3.00) 3
HUM 300+ or NATS 300+ 3
GEOG 558 (3.00) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 6Credit Hours
GEOG 300 (3.00) 3
GEOG 356 (3.00) 3
SOCS 300+ 3
GEO SPEC GIS 3
GEOG 361 (3.00) 3
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 7Credit Hours
GEO SPEC GIS 3
GEO SPEC GIS 3
GEO 300+ 3
HUM 300+ or NATS 300+ 3
GEOG 441 (3.00) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 8Credit Hours
GEOS 367 (3.00) 3
GEO 300+ 3
SOCS 300+ 3
GEOG 442 (3.00) 3
Elective 4
Total Credit Hours16

Program Notes

A grade of C- or better is required in all 300 and 500-level courses in the major.
Completion of this degree requires work to be submitted for the department’s Learning Outcomes Measurement. For details, contact the department.

Total Hours Required for Degree: 121
Overall GPA Required: 2.0
Major GPA Required: 2.0
Hours Required at 300 level or above: 50
Residency Requirement: 30 of last 36 hours must be taken at UofL and in the College


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