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    Tackling Environmental, Social, and Geographic Challenges

    Our programs are interwoven with hands-on learning, innovative research, and community engagement.

About the Department

The Department of Geography, Sustainability, Community, and Urban Studies serves as a hub for interdisciplinary research and engaged education on the environmental, social, and geographic challenges faced by communities around the globe.

Academic Programs

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We offer majors in geography, geographic information science, urban and community studies, and environmental studies.

Degree Programs

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Our interdisciplinary minors prepare students to be critical thinkers in the social and environmental sciences and the humanities.

Explore Our Minors

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Graduate Programs

Our three graduate degrees and certificate program prepare students for the next step in their careers in industry or academia.

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