Geography Degrees

The Department of Geography emphasizes the study of landscape change and human-environment interactions in arid and mountainous environments. Coursework emphasizes the integration of human and physical geography and encourages the use of geospatial technologies (GIS, remote sensing, and cartography).

Ph.D. in Geography

The University's geography Ph.D. program delves into the science behind pressing human and human-environment issues, at both regional and global levels.

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M.S. in Geography

The Masters in Geography is a comprehensive two-year program emphasizing the study of desert and mountain landscapes and people in arid and mountainous environments.

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Bachelors Degrees in Geography

The Bachelor of Science in Geography emphasizes proficiency in physical geography, geospatial methods, and human/environment interactions and develops skills in mathematics and statistics. Students are encouraged to develop with their advisors an individualized program of study within these degrees. Both the B.S. and B.A. offer additional specializations in the following areas:

  • Climate, Water, and Ecosystems
  • Environmental Policy and Management
  • Geotechnologies
  • Globalization, Politics, and Place

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Minor in Geography

Add depth to your bachelor's degree in other areas by minoring in geography. The Geography Minor offers additional specializations in the following areas:

  • Climate, Water, and Ecosystems
  • Environmental Policy and Management
  • Geotechnologies
  • Globalization, Politics, and Place

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