Geography

Major department advisors answered a few questions to assist you with your first-semester class selection. 

General Information

What are some of the highlights and features to know about this major? See department website.
When should I first meet with my major department? Before classes start or first few days.
How will I be assigned to a major advisor and how do I contact them? See department website.
Where can I find information about major advising? http://geog.sfsu.edu/
Does this major require any pre-work from me before I attend orientation or register for classes? No.
What should I do if my major core and/or prequisite courses are full? Shouldn't be a problem, but contact the Geography Department if problems arise.

Transfer Student Info

What upper division courses should I take in my first semester as a transfer student for this major?

GEOG 205, assuming GEOG 101 is complete

GEOG 500, assuming both 101 and 102 are complete

Are there any prerequisites to these upper division courses for the major? No.
Are there any registration blocks or holds in the system for this major, and if so, what do I do/who do I contact to clear them? No.
Does this major have an approved Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) roadmap?

Yes.

[Click here for ADT Roadmap]

Freshmen Student Info

Are there any courses I should take first as a Freshman to get started in this major and/or are there any lower division GE course requirements that I can take that will also count toward this major?

Quantitative Reasoning GE [Area B4]

Freshman composition [Area A2]

Are there entry or prerequisite requirements for these Freshmen courses?

None.

Can any of my AP or IB tests count toward requirements in this major?
 
None.

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