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B.A. in Geography: General Geography Concentration

The General Geography Concentration encourages the major to sample courses from different subfields of the discipline. This concentration prepares the major for graduate work in geography and related fields of employment.

Job options include report writing, research analysis, and data gathering. In government employment, the State Department, Department of Commerce, and the Census Bureau are significant places for geography skills.

For more information, see the undergraduate catalog.

B.A. Geography: General Geography Concentration

Requirement Checklist (PDF)

Departmental Requirements:

  • Cartography I
  • Cultural Geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Climatology
  • Physiography
  • History of Geography
  • Research Seminar
  • Introduction to Planning
  • One from the following: Geography of:
    • Pennsylvania
    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • Russia, Central Eurasia, and Eastern Europe Soviet Sphere
    • Africa
    • East and Southeast Asia
    • South and Southwest Asia
  • Five more GEOG courses of choice (only one 100-level course)
  • Geography and Regional Planning Department
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Building
    Room 413
    981 Grant Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2250
  • Fax: 724-357-6479
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–Noon
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.