Bachelor of Arts


Bachelor of Arts (Geography)

BA (Geography) Structure

Sheridan College's Bachelor of Arts (Geography) program is a three-year undergraduate program for students interested in preparing for employment in the field of geography/spatial science, or as a pathway towards postgraduate research.

The BA (Geography) comprises 2 core Geography units and 6 elective units specific to the Geography discipline, 3 research-oriented units, 3 core Christian Studies units, and electives chosen from other academic disciplines.

Each unit is worth 3 credit points, with the exception of the Research Project with is worth 6 credit points, for a total of 72 credit points. Click here to download the Course Guide for the BA (Geography).

Units in the BA (Geography) include:


Geography Core (2 units)

  • Fundamentals of Physical Geography
  • Introduction to Human Geography


Geography Electives (choose 6 units)

  • Earth Systems and Dynamics
  • Environmental and Global Climate Change
  • Introduction to Sustainable Development
  • Power, Society and Environment
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems
  • Introduction to Remote Sensing and Image Analysis


Research Core (3 units)

  • RS191 Academic and Professional Communication
  • RS292 Research Methods
  • RS393 Research Project (Geography)


Common Core (3 units)

  • Introduction to Christianity
  • Survey of the Bible
  • Christianity as a Worldview


General Electives (choose 9 units)

  • Choose from selected units within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, or from another faculty.
  • All units available in Sheridan courses are listed in the Unit List


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