Look over these guidelines before starting a course paper or thesis.
Keep track of important GPR events, dates, and faculty office hours with our Google calendar.
Help is available to Geography, Planning, & Recreation students when needed
NAU advisors will help you determine the courses to take as you work toward your degree. Many departments, like Geography, Planning, and Recreation, also have staff and faculty members available to assist with input to ensure your path to degree completion is on the right track. Whether you’re a new student, transfer student, online student, or continuing student, advising services are available to you.
BS Geographic Science & Community Planning (GSP)
GSP degree progression plan
- 4-year progression plan (This shows a typical 4-year path through the GSP major. This is the official progression plan used by the SBS Advising office.)
- Curriculum progression flow chart (Use this to visually see the expected progression through the GSP curriculum. This was designed to provide a more graphical form of the GSP degree progression.) optional, 18 credit hours. Includes GSP Major requirements): Sep 2013 version – May 2011 version
Experiential learning materials (6 credit hours required for the GSP Undergraduate Major). Use this guide and fillable form (Word or pdf) to prepare for your Experiential Learning requirement.
- Experiential Learning Guidelines and Options for GSP students. Information and choices for how to complete the requirement. Although written for undergraduates, the policies on hours worked and reporting results also apply to graduate students.
- GSP Experiential Learning & Internship Form (fillable form or MSWord form). Discuss with your advising professor and submit hard copy or electronic copy. This form is for undergraduate GSP and graduate GPR students.
GSP assessment of student learning
- GSP Academic Goals and Learning Outcomes
- Degree Program Assessment Reports
M.S. Applied Geospatial Sciences & graduate certificate programs
SBS advising center
- Forms: add/drop, audit, out of career, override, course exceptions/substitution, graduation
- Frequently asked questions: general, advising, enrollment, graduation
NAU advising services
Want to know the course path that will help lead you in the right direction toward your degree? Use this tool as a guide.
First-year students and undeclared students
NAU Online and Statewide Campus students
Current NAU Online and Community Campus students are encouraged to use NAU’s appointment planner to schedule an appointment with their assigned advisor. Questions can also be asked by emailing or calling your NAU advisor. Not sure who your advisor is? Use your student center in LOUIE.
Continuing and transfer students, sophomore status or above
Please refer to the advisors directory for additional contact information.