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Major in Geography


Requirements for a Major: Minimum requirement for the major is completion of a six-course (20 credit) core curriculum and one of four concentrations. Students will declare a concentration in either General Geography, Environmental Studies, Geographic Information Systems or Physical Geography. Study Away/Study Abroad is strongly encouraged for geography majors.

Core Courses:

GS 101             Physical Geography 3
GE 102             Human Geography 3
GS 140             Physical Geology 4
GS 216             GIS 4
GE 315             Research Methods 3
GE/GS 400       Geography Seminar 3
            Core Total 20 credits

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