University of Oklahoma | Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability

Requirements for Masters of Arts Degree

Required Courses

Required for All (6 hours)

  • GEOG 6953, Research Methods in Geography
  • GEOG 6973, Contemporary Geographic Thought

Required for Thesis Students (4-6 hours)

  • GEOG 5980, Research for Master's Thesis


18-20 hours for Thesis; 30 hours for Non-Thesis:
Must include two seminars or graduate level courses in Geography; slashlisted courses, independent studies and research courses will not satisfy this requirement.