|School:||University of the Fraser Valley|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Science|
|Field of Study:||Geography
|Description:||UFV’s Bachelor of Science in Physical Geography provides you with a strong background in natural sciences, a comprehensive understanding of factors affecting the environment, and hands-on expertise in gathering, analyzing, and evaluating data. This Bachelor of Science major introduces you to the different sub-fields of physical geography including: climatology, geomorphology, biogeography, and geographic information systems (GIS).
You begin your studies by learning about the earth’s physical environment and various phenomena and understanding how these are affected by human activity. In your third and fourth year, you can choose from a variety of physical and human geography topics that interest you. You can specialize in one or more sub-fields of Physical Geography, including climatology, geomorphology, biogeography, or geographic information systems (GIS).
|URL:||Physical Geography at University of the Fraser Valley|
|Cost per year:*||
Cost shown is an estimate of first year tuition (September to April).
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Applicants are required to have: B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent, or completion of nine university-level credits with a minimum GPA of 2.00 in all university courses attempted; one of the following: Pre-calculus 12 or Principles of Mathematics 12 with a minimum grade of B, MATH 094/095 with a minimum average grade of B, MATH 096 with a minimum grade of B, MDPT score of 70% or higher, MATH 110 with a minimum grade of C+, or MATH 111 with a minimum grade of C; one course from one of the following disciplines, with a minimum grade of C+: Biology 12, BIO 093, or BIO 111, Chemistry 12, CHEM 093 (previously offered), CHEM 110, or CHEM 113, Geography 12, GEOG 101, GEOG 102, or GEOG 103, Geology 12 or GEOG 116, or Physics 12, PHYS 093, PHYS 100, PHYS 101, PHYS 105, or PHYS 111.