For information, contact the Department of Geography, 118B Shideler Hall, 513-529-5010.
In the Geography Minor students explore interactions between people, places, and environments, integrating social and natural sciences to understand global issues and address them locally. Geography minors learn diverse methods, like geospatial analysis, for studying and managing human and environmental change.
This minor is not available to majors in geography.
(18 semester hours)
|GEO 101||Global Forces, Local Diversity||3|
|or GEO 111||World Regional Geography: Patterns and Issues|
|GEO 121||Earth's Physical Environment||3-4|
|or GEO 122||Geographic Perspectives on the Environment|
|Connecting Geographic Patterns and Processes|
|Select one course from two different areas of the following:||6-7|
Integrating Human and Physical Processes:
|Global Sustainable Futures|
People and Places:
|Geography of Urban Diversity|
|Population and Migration|
|Geography of the Global Economy|
Environmental Principles and Processes:
|Regional Physical Environments|
|Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Conservation|
|Principles of Environmental Science|
|Introduction to Environment and Sustainability|
Geovisualization and Mapping:
|Mapping a Changing World|
|The Rise of Industrialism in East Asia|
|Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Geography of East Asia|
|Indigenous Peoples and Their Sacred Lands|
|Geography of the Silk Road (The Heart of Asia)|
A study away, study abroad, or summer workshop experience approved by advisor
|Select three credit hours in GEO courses at 300 level or above||3|
|Select three credit hours in GEO courses at 400 level or above||3|
|Total Credit Hours||18-20|
Students are encouraged to consult with their advisor and review departmental publications for suggested specialization courses that align with each student’s interests and post-graduation plans. The following topics of specializations are available: urban geography, physical geography, environmental geography and planning, development geography, and geospatial technology.