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College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography

413 McGilvrey Hall
Tel: 330-672-2045
Fax: 330-672-4304

The Cartography minor provides expertise in modern mapmaking. It is especially designed to meet federal governmental standards for the employment of cartographers.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Type Course Title Credits
  GEOG 29160 Mapping Our World 3
    39161 Introduction to Cartography 3
    39162 Introduction to Cartography Laboratory 1
    49165 GeoMapping 3
Electives may be chosen from any of the courses below or from ARCH 45630, 45631; GEOG 21062, 22061, 31064; GEOL 21062, 21080; VCD 17000. Other electives may be appropriate but must have prior approval of the program coordinator.
  Choose from the following: 6-7
  GEOG 49070 Geographic Information Science (3)  
    49162 Advanced Cartography (3)*  
    49163 Advanced Cartography Laboratory (3)*  
ELR   49198 Research in Cartography (3)  
    49210 Earth Imagery (3)**  
    49211 Earth Imagery (1)**  
  Choose from the following: 6-8
  GEOG 39002 Statistical Methods in Geography (3)  
  MATH 10041 Elementary Probability and Statistics (3)  
KMC   12002 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (5)  

* Student must take GEOG 49162 and GEOG 49163 together.
** Student must take GEOG 49210 and GEOG 49211 together.

Minimum cumulative 2.000 GPA required for graduation.

Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F). For information on the major Residence Requirements please visit the University Residence Requirements policy.