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B.A. in Geography: Environmental Geographer Concentration

The Environmental Concentration is designed to prepare majors in geography or regional planning for careers in environmental fields or graduate study that leads to a variety of environmental positions. Students who elect this concentration will acquire knowledge of the physical and human processes that shape the environment, strategies for analyzing environmental issues, and concepts that underlie strategies for ameliorating environmental problems. The skills acquired in this concentration will enable students to assess the causes, consequences, and solutions to a wide variety of environmental issues such as water pollution, acid rain, or tropical deforestation.

For more information, see the undergraduate catalog.

B.A. Geography: Environmental Geographer Concentration

Requirement Checklist (PDF)

Departmental Requirements

  • Cartography I
  • Cultural Geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Climatology
  • Physiography
  • History of Geography
  • Research Seminar
  • Intro. to Planning
  • One from the following:

    Geography of:
    • Pennsylvania
    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • Russia and the Soviet Sphere
    • Africa
    • East Asia
    • South and Southeast Asia
  • Five from the following:
    • Map and Photo Interpretation
    • Intro to GIS
    • Geography of Energy
    • Fresh Water Resources
    • Biogeography
    • Remote Sensing
    • GPS Concepts and Tech
    • Conservation
  • Geography and Regional Planning Department
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    Indiana, PA 15705
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