Geography Minor

With the exception of Geography majors, this minor is open to all undergraduates. It is designed to provide a broad coverage of the discipline while offering flexibility in choice within the different fields of geographic study. For further information in this minor contact the Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability, 317 Milne Library, 607.436.3459. This minor is effective Fall 2015



1. University rules pertaining to curriculum majors also apply to curriculum minors

  • Minor GPA of at least 2.0
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade unless offered Pass/Fail only
  • One-half (1/2) of the minor coursework must be completed in residence
  • No more than two courses may overlap between/among all majors/minors; any excess requires additional coursework

2. Check proper course selection, sequence and prerequisite requirements with department of minor

Required Courses 3 s.h.

  • GEOG 100 Introductory Geography

Selections 3 s.h.

Physical Geography Select one of the following:

  • GEOG 201 Physical Geography of the Global Environment
  • GEOG 202 Regional Climatology

Human Geography Select one of the following: 3 s.h.

  • GEOG 225 Population Geography and the Environment
  • GEOG 230 Geography of Culture and Environment
  • GEOG 231 Religion, Spirit and Environment

Spatial Organization Select one of the following: 3 s.h.

  • GEOG 210 Economic Geography and Sustainability
  • GEOG 220 Political Geography
  • GEOG 233 Geography of Urban Environments

Geographic Methods Select one of the following: 3 s.h.

  • GEOG 240 Cartographic Principles
  • GEOG 241 GIS: Principles and Methods
  • GEOG 244 Environmental Applications of GIS

Regional Geography Select one of the following: 3 s.h.

  • GEOG 238 Sustainable Development in Developing Countries
  • GEOG 260 Geography of the U.S. and Canada
  • GEOG 262 Geography of N.Y.S. and the Northeast
  • GEOG 266 Geography of Latin America
  • GEOG 270 Geography of Europe
  • GEOG 274 Geography of Asia
  • GEOG 277 Geography of Southeast Asia
  • GEOG 279 Geography of China, Japan, and Korea
  • GEOG 286 Geography of Africa

TOTAL 18 s.h.

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