B.A. in Geography and Urban Studies or Environmental Studies + M.A. in Geography and Urban Studies 4+1

Admissions Process

Students may apply for the 4+1 as early as the second semester of their Sophomore year, for Junior year entry, and as late as the second semester of their Junior year, for Senior year entry. In the second semester of their senior year, 4+1 students must formally apply to the M.A. in Geography and Urban Studies, for entry the following semester.

4+1 Eligibility Requirements

  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.25
  • Completed 60 credit hours or more towards the undergraduate degree.
  • Statement of Goals (500-1,000 words)
  • Approval from an academic advisor in the student’s primary college, indicating how many credits (up to 12) can be dedicated to the 4+1
  • Two letters of support from faculty (GIS and Statistics faculty recommended)

For Geography and Urban Studies Majors

  • Passed the following with a B or higher
  • GUS 2001: Cities
  • GUS 2002: Space and Place
  • GUS 2197: Research Design

For Environmental Science Majors

  • Passed the following with a B or higher
  • ENST 2001: Environment and Society
  • ENST 2002: Physical Geography
  • ENST 2097: Research Design

Completed Application Form

Students in the College of Liberal Arts are encouraged to meet with the Academic Advisor Andriana Mylonas (amylonas@temple.edu).

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