Geography Minor

The Geography minor provides breadth in human and biophysical geography and GIScience. This minor complements many other programs, including Geology, Environmental Studies and Science, Public Policy, Planning and Management, Anthropology, Computer Information Science, and more.

Minor in Geography


Upper-division GIScience course4
GIScience I
GIScience II
Remote Sensing I
Remote Sensing II
GIScience: [Topic]
Advanced Geographic Information Systems
Advanced Cartography
Spatial Analysis
Geographic Data Analysis
Qualitative Methods in Geography
Geospatial Project Design
Upper-division biophysical geography course4
Watershed Science and Policy
Global Environmental Change
GEOG 421
Hydrology and Water Resources
Fluvial Geomorphology
Long-Term Environmental Change
Fire and Natural Disturbances
Upper-division human geography course4
Population and Environment
Geography of Globalization
Society, Culture, and Place
Political Geography
Urban Geography
Cultural Geography
Tourism and Development
Environment and Development
GEOG 467
Contemporary Food Systems
North American Historical Landscapes
Three geography courses12
Total Credits24

At least 16 credits must be taken for a letter grade and 12 credits must be upper division. Grades of C– or better or P must be earned in all geography courses applied to the minor.