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20 credits

A minor in Geography strengthens a liberal arts education and provides professionally valuable perspectives and skills. A geographic perspective complements majors such as Environmental Studies, Sustainability Studies, History, Political Science, and Sociology. In this 20-credit minor, students will take at least one course in each of the major subfields of geography: physical and cultural. Students also take at least one course in geographic skills.

(Please note some courses have pre-requisites)

Minor Requirements

Core Requirements

INENST 201 Earth Cycles & Systems
ISENST 203 Globalization Culture & Place

Geographical skills. Select one:

  • ISENST 205 Environmental Geography
  • ENST 323 Environmental Mapping and GIS
  • ENST 325 Mapping Social Patterns - GIS

Select two electives from courses not used to meet the core requirements:

  • IIENST 302 Apocalypse Science and Society
  • ENST 308 Planning for Sustainability and Justice
  • ENST 323 Mapping Nature with GIS
  • ENST 325 Mapping Social Patterns – GIS
  • ENST 330 Natural Resource Management
  • ENST 373 Field Study Environment & Sustainability