The Bachelor of Arts degree program in Geography focuses on our interdependent world and our fragile habitat. The major nourishes a sense of responsibility and provides tools for the solution of environmental, regional, and international problems. The program provides a depth of study to ensure the satisfaction of having mastered a discipline. Students have the opportunity to focus on one of the major areas of study, or tracks, within the department, and to master methods and techniques which can provide the foundation for a successful career.
Study Tracks in Geography
- Cultural Geography
- Earth Science
- Geographic Information Science
- Landscape Ecology and Biogeography
- General Geography
Urban Studies is now housed in the Department of American Studies
The Department of Geography and the Environment is proud of the special opportunities it offers majors for study abroad, internships, and honors programs. Students are also encouraged to pursue undergraduate research.