Geography and Sustainability




In the new Sustainability major, students will understand interrelationships among social, environmental, & economic elements of a thriving human community.

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The Department of Geography is now the Department of Geography and Sustainability. Our new major in Sustainability will be formally available starting Fall 2018. See Degrees & Programs for details.

Job opportunities for geography students: Feel free to contact your advisor about jobs available in geography and related fields.

Internships with the AAG: the Association of American Geographers is looking for interns. Go to the AAG for details. In addition to this opportunity, see your advisor or any member of the faculty regarding additional internships, study abroad programs, and field schools. These kinds of opportunities can be arranged for course credit, or used for the Capstone in geography.

Looking for a course? See our updated Class Schedule. Want to know how these courses can fit into your major in geography or Sustainability? Check the current four-year degree plan. We also have sample four-year plan for the new Sustainability major.

Sustainability Major

Geography Major


Division of Social Sciences

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