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Geographic Science (B.A., B.S.)

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Concentrations: Applied Geographic Information Science (AGIS), Environmental Conservation, Sustainability and Development

Major requirements and their VCCS equivalents (and RBC equivalents if applicable)

NOTE: The word "AND" between VCCS course numbers indicate JMU credit will be awarded for the completion of the VCCS sequence.

JMU CourseVCCS CourseRBC CourseNotes
GEOG 210GEO 200No equivalent
GEOG 280GEO 210No equivalent
MATH 220MTH 146 or MTH 157 or MTH 240 or MTH 241 and 242Mathematics 217


Advising Notes

Please Read: This major guide is a list of all possible major courses offered in the Virginia Community College System. Not all courses may be offered at your community college, and you are not required to complete all these courses in order to transfer. Rather, it’s designed to help you meet JMU major requirements before you transfer, and be better prepared to progress through the major once you arrive at JMU. Please be sure to read the advising notes for additional information on the major.

Students interested in the B.A. degree are strongly encouraged to begin their foreign language at the community college.

For more information:

Major Snapshot
Geographic Science Program
JMU Major Guides for Virginia Community College Students