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Undergraduate Degrees

What would you like to learn?  Take a look at these examples, and find out which majors will navigate you there:

  • Learn about the factors behind political turmoil in the Middle East, China’s changing economy, and the relationships between globalization and the environment: Geography BA or BS
  • Learn how our use of water and energy are interrelated, and explore strategies for managing both essential resources:  Geography BA or BS
  • Learn how cities develop neighborhoods where residents can walk, bike or ride light rail to places they need to go, and propose your own ideas for improving cities: Urban Planning BSP
  • Work on the cutting edge of technology, learning to create new navigation and mapping tools for use on a global scale: Geographic Information Science (GIS) BS
  • Gain a deep understanding of the factors that control weather and climate, preparing you for a career as a forecaster or graduate studies that will open opportunities for a career in climate research: BS with meteorology concentration
  • Learn to model and represent earth phenomena – from plant communities to crime occurrences – to understand their shifting arrangements, patterns and interactions: All our degrees

Navigate your world. Plan the future.

GIS Image Table

Students in the geographic information science BS program begin their study by gaining strong foundational understanding...


The BA program in geography teaches students to see the world through the twin lenses of space and place.



Students in the BS program in geography learn to see the world through the twin lenses of space and place.



The meteorology-climatology concentration under the BS in geography is designed to meet the requirements for...

Urban Planning

The urban planning program introduces students to issues faced by urban areas and the tools necessary to address them....