B.A. Geography or Bachelor of Arts in Geography is an undergraduate Geography course. Geography is the science which deals with the study of the Earth and its lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena. However, modern geography is an all-encompassing discipline that foremost seeks to understand the Earth and all of its human and natural complexities not only where object are but how they have changed and come to be. The time of completion for this course is normally three years. In India many institutes are offering this course on correspondence or part time basis also. Today the importance of Geography course increased immensely and it has attached many career opportunities. The syllabus for the course is divided into six semesters.
B.A. Geography Eligibility
The minimum eligibility is an intermediate (10+2) in any discipline.
B.A. Geography Syllabus
Syllabus of BA Geography offered by various universities and colleges in India
Subject of Study
Foundations of Anthropology I
Foundations of Anthropology II
Practical in Physical Anthropology
Practical in Physical and Archaeological Anthropology
Students those who desirous in B.A. in Geography and its related areas are most suitable for this course.
Those who are willing to go for teaching fields at higher degree level i.e. college and university level both in private and government institutions.
Those who want to know about the interior formation of Earth and its related other facts to also are suitable.
They should also have the ability to acquire, arrange and use geographic information.
How is B.A. Geography Course Beneficial?
This degree course enables the students to go for various teaching and geography related jobs.
One can go for higher degree programs in respective subjects such as Masters’ degree and then for research work.
Another area is research oriented jobs (for those who have graduated either with Bachelors or with Masters Degree), ranging from the Waitangi Tribunal to Antarctica, as well as policy oriented jobs in government, such as employment and Maori affairs.
Students should have excellent skills for project management and the development of reports like environmental impact reports.