Field School 2019, Hydrology

 Forestry Transfer Option

Forest Resources Technology Diploma and

B.A. Major in Geography

Program Requirements

VIU Forestry students transferring into the Geography B.A. program must first satisfy the requirements for the Forest Resource Technology Diploma in Years 1 and 2, and then continue on in Years 3 and 4 to satisfy the requirements for a B.A. degree in Geography (Sustainable Resource Management stream).

Forestry students coming into Year 3 of this transfer program would get equivalency credit for FRST 121 (GEOG 228), MATH 181 (GEOG 221), and FRST 328 (GEOG 328). An exemption is also granted for the Degree English Requirements, given ENGL credits already earned as part of the FRST credential.

YEAR 3

Credits

GEOG 100 – World Regional Geography

3

GEOG 101 – Environmental Geography

3

GEOG 211 - Atmospheric Environments

3

GEOG 212 - Earth Environments

3

GEOG 240 - Economic Geography

3

GEOG 290 - Regions of Canada

3

GEOG 322 - Geographic Communication

3

GEOG 350 - Natural Resource Management

3

GEOG 326 - Remote Sensing

3

Total Credits

27

 

YEAR 4

Credits

GEOG 324 - Research Methods

3

GEOG 352 - Managing Natural and Social Capital OR GEOG 356 - Policy, Resources and Sustainability

3

GEOG *372 or *373 - Climatology or Biogeography

3

GEOG *374 or *376 - Hydrology or Geomorphology

3

GEOG *452 - Applications in Natural Resource Management

3

GEOG 467 - Field Studies in Geography I

3

Upper-Level GEOG Elective

3

Upper-Level Elective

3

Total Credits

24

 

Total Upper-Level GEOG Credits

30

Total Upper-Level Credits (including FRST Credits)

42

Grand Total Credits (including FRST Credits)

122

* denotes courses offered on a rotational basis.

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