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Undergraduate Studies

Let Geography be your passport to the world.
We offer bachelor's degrees in Geography, Global Studies and Geospatial Information Science (GISci). You can:
  • Obtain a certificate in Environmental Studies or GIS
  • Choose a degree pathway for law, business or graduate school; or
  • Get an internship or study abroad.
The world awaits!

Explore Our Majors and Minors

 Compare different degree options to map out your future.

Fields of Study

You can focus your coursework in one or a few areas. Find your passion.

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People, Places and Society

Learn about globalization, population growth, smart cities, travel and tourism and more.

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Outdoor Recreation and Resource Management

Combine interests in cultural or natural resource management with the latest in mapping and other technologies.

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GIS, Remote Sensing and Drones

Gain hands-on experience with cutting edge technologies and software that can be used to improve urban, transportation, and environmental planning,

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Environmental Change and Sustainability

How do we balance economic development and the management of human and natural resources in sustainable and just ways?

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Culture, Arts and Humanities

Are you fascinated by the beliefs and practices of others, want to use foreign language skills, or have a strong desire to live or work abroad?

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Geopolitics and the Global Economy

Learn about global and regional affairs, the roots of political conflicts, and how the world economy works.

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Biodiversity and Landscape Change

Whether your interests are focused on the past or present, we have courses in geoarchaeology, arid lands and climate change.

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Livelihoods and Global Development

Gain an understanding of uneven development and ways of improving our world.

Additional Opportunities for Professional Development

Become involved in the life of the department.

Undergraduate Research

Develop your research skills by working with a faculty mentor on a research project.

Geo & Global Studies Club

Meet other students and participate in extracurricular activities.

Honor Society

Membership in this recognizes academic excellence in geography coursework.


Sarah Mutschelknaus Academic AdvisorDepartment of Geography101B Social Sciences and
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