DePaul's Department of Geography is the largest and most comprehensive in the city of Chicago. As a Geography major, you will be introduced to and have the opportunity to specialize in a range of subject areas including urban and cultural analysis, political geography and issues of sustainability, conservation and development.
As a student in Geography you can achieve membership in the national Geography Honors society, Gamma Theta Upsilon, compete for one of two travel scholarships to attend the Association of American Geographers national conference, and obtain your GIS Certificate in one of Chicago's best known and well-established geotechnology programs. Please explore our website to locate information on and resources about the Department, its programs, faculty and staff, scholarship and travel opportunities, and its linkages to the wider world of professional geographers.
December: 'Gabet & Huc's Travels through China' by Aaron Faulkner
November: 'Measuring the Impact of the New ERA Trail in Englewood' by Jennifer Reinhardt
October: 'Mapping Pregancy and Socio-Economic Variables Across Chicago' by Sydney Thai
Diana Maties (BA, 2010) discusses 'Perspectives of Women in GIS'
for the on-line magazine Directions
Headlines, Honors, Accomplishments, Etc.
Congratulations to Dr. Kara Dempsey!
2013 Recipent of the Excellence in Teaching Award
Congratulations! to Geography Seniors Mike Jersha & Elise Hawley
Recipients of statewide Outstanding Senior Awards
in Geography and Geographical Information Systems
New Master's Degree in Sustainable Urban Development Launched