The minor in Geography Nature-Societies Studies offers an overview of how earth’s physical landscape is impacted by humans and natural phenomena, including urban encroachment, climate change and geopolitical decisions.
Courses should be selected with the consent of the student’s Geography faculty advisor.
A student completing a Geography Nature-Society Studies minor is eligible to simultaneously complete a GIS Certificate. Only GEO 241 and/or GEO 243 from the Nature-Society Studies minor can be applied to a GIS Certificate. A student wishing to complete a Geography Nature-Society Studies minor and a GIS Certificate will complete a minimum of 9 Geography courses. Please see a faculty advisor in the Department of Geography for further details. Students majoring in Geography (BA) or minoring in Geography or Urban Geography and Planning are restricted from earning this minor.