College of Arts & Sciences

Geography - Bachelor of Arts | Bachelor of Science | Minor

Geography, the study of people and place, offers many rewarding career and travel opportunities through the departmental emphases in 1) cultural and historical geography, 2) resource management and development, 3) and urban and transportation geography. Specific skills include training in computer cartographic, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis techniques. Degrees are offered in Geography or Geospatial Information Science. Students pursuing a degree can choose to specialize in one of four degree tracks in: Outdoor Recreation and Management; People, Place, Society; Global Studies; or Environmental Change and Sustainability. Each degree offers training in specific skills in computer cartographic, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis techniques. To learn more, click this link to the Department of Geography web site.

 Career Opportunities

Explore career possibilities with our Career Guide.

 Student Testimonials

   Avonlea Keenan 


Geography is a very versatile degree which has allowed me to pursue my interests while giving me valuable skills for many different career opportunities. By choosing Geography I found a world full of possibilities and no matter where I end up it will serve me well.     - Avonlea Keenen     

 Four Year Plan

To help you meet the goal of graduating in four years, our Finish in Four plans show you a typical sequence of courses to complete your degree.
Geography Bachelor of Arts Four Year Plan
Geography Bachelor of Science Four Year Plan 

 Degree Sheet

BA in Geography 
BS in Geography 

 Earn a Minor in  Geography

Find out more about earning a Minor in Geography by reviewing our Minor Requirements sheet.

 Fact Sheet

The Fact Sheet will highlight some important information about the Geography Department.

 Meet our Faculty

One of our greatest assets is our faculty who are nationally recognized and widely published.  If you would like to know a little bit about
each, visit our Faculty Bio Page. 

Contact Information:
Geography Department              337 Murray
Phone:                                           405.744.6250