College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Geography and GIS > Undergraduate


The Bachelor of Arts in Geography consists of a four-course Geography Core and emphasis in one of four possible concentrations:

In the Geography minor program you can explore spatial relationships at the local, regional, national and global scales. From learning how to apply methods such as GIS data visualization and analyses, to urban development and planning, and international environmental, geopolitical and economic policies and processes, the five course (20 credit hour) Geography minor offers students an introduction to this dynamic and exciting discipline.

Course Requirements​

Any five Geography courses, selected with the approval of the student’s Geography faculty advisor.

A student completing a Geography minor is eligible to simultaneously complete a GIS Certificate. No more than 2 Geography minor courses can be applied to a GIS Certificate. A student wishing to complete a Geography minor and a GIS Certificate will complete a minimum of 8 Geography courses. Please see a faculty advisor in the Department of Geography for further details. 

In addition, the Department of Geography hosts or co-hosts several additional Minors and Certificate programs available to Geography majors and non-majors alike. These include: