The Geography program offers a diversity of courses that examine the occurrence, distributions and interactions of natural and cultural features on the earth. These courses can be divided into four broad areas.
Department members conduct research in areas such as Global Climate change, Sustainability as well as other local and global environmental issues. Opportunities exist for student participation in research as well as internships with local agencies and organizations.Students in the Geography Program will, upon completion of their degree:
1. Understand the earth as a set of interconnected, dynamic physical and human systems.
2. Understand the spatial distribution of human and physical phenomena and the processes driving spatial relationships
3. Demonstrate competence in skills and techniques for observing, measuring, modeling and representing earth systems.
4. Demonstrate basic geographic literacy
Physical and Earth Sciences Department Worcester State University 486 Chandler Street Worcester, MA 01602
Ghosh Center for Science & Technology Room ST-310Q
Department Secretary: Leslie Aroian