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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 six course Geography minor offers students an introduction to this dynamic and exciting discipline.

Course Requirements​

  • Any six 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 3 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. Students majoring in Geography (BA) or minoring in Geography Nature-Society Studies or Urban Geography and Planning are restricted from earning this minor.