Undergraduate Programs
The Department offers courses leading to a bachelor of science (B.S.) degree or a bachelor of arts (B.A.) degree.


The geography student completes a core and then consults a departmental advisor to develop an area of concentration suited to individual needs and interests.


Study specializations include:

  • physical geography (including environmental impact analysis)
  • cultural and international studies
  • urban and regional planning (including the analysis and management of growth)
  • cartography and computer mapping
  • geographic information systems (GIS) and climatology
  • biogeography
  • the geography of water resources

Minor in Geography

Students majoring in another field may minor in geography by completing an 18 credit curriculum.


Graduate Programs
The Department offers master of science (M.S.) degrees in

  • Geography and
  • Land use planning policy

and a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in geography



Complete listing of courses offered by the department.


Future course offerings [PDF]
Projected Geography course offerings


What's offered this semester?

See the online class schedule for current offerings.


University's General Catalog