Students in this specialty should understand the basic knowledge, theories and investigating methods in geography, and the basic theories and skills in education, be able to use the advanced techniques in remote sensing and geographic information system, know the recent advances in this subject, and be competent for engaging in education and scientific research, and become the special talents with the quality for taking up advanced studies.
The students should understand the essential principles of Marxism and Leninism, Mao Zedong thoughts and Deng Xiaoping theories, adopt the scientific outlook on world and the idea of serving the people, love the socialistic motherland, strive for the national construction of modernization, and possess of the spirits and social morality of working hard, loving labor, observing disciplines and obeying the laws, and the unity and cooperation.
Students should possess the knowledge of physical and military education, form a good habit in physical exercise and personal health.
Students in this specialty are required to understand the theory, knowledge and skills in science of geography and its necessary correlative subjects, such as the mathematics, physics, chemistry and computer sciences, etc, be well-trained in scientific thinking and experiments, including field research and indoor work, follow the issues in the research frontiers,prospects, and trends in science of geography, possess the general methods and principles in urban and rural planning & resources management, and geographic information systems, master the methods of literature searching and collection, informationacquisitionwith modern information technology, and master a foreign language skillfully.
This program is characterized by geographical theories, the advanced methods in geography, and general principles and theories in education, so that the students obtain employment easily and have the basic quality for taking up further studies.
Ⅴ、Length of Schooling and Degree
Degree Conferred：Bachelor of science
Minimum Credits of Curricula（Comprising theoretical teaching and internship assemble training）：185
Minimum Extracurricular Credits：8
ⅰ. Hours/Credits of theoretical teaching
课程类别 Courses classified
Platform in General Education
学科基础 平台 Platform in Discipline
学科大类基础课程 Basic Courses in General Discipline
Basic Courses in Discipline
Basic Courses in relative Discipline
专业教育 平台 Platform in Specialty Education
Common Core Courses
专业方向课程 Specialty-Oriented Courses
ⅱ.Weeks/Credits of Internship Practical Assemble training
Geology, meteorology and climatology, geomorphology, human geography, economic geography, urban geography, principal of regional planning, GIS application, Chinese geography, world geography, geographical education method.