About the Department of Geography and Urban Studies
The Department of Geography and Urban Studies (GUS) at Temple University aims to provide undergraduate and graduate instruction and research related to urban systems, nature and society, international development, and spatial analysis, with a special emphasis on the geographic analysis of urban dynamics.
The Department currently offers undergraduate majors and minors in Geography and Urban Studies and Environmental Studies and an MA in Geography and Urban Studies and PhD in Geography and Urban Studies at the graduate level.
The GUS Department is excited to announce a new Undergraduate Certificate in GIS. This is a four-credit certificate open to students in all majors at Temple University.
We are also beginning a Master’s in GIS and Graduate Certificate in GIS in Fall 2015. For more information about the programs, please contact us.
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Department News and Events
Dr. Sanjoy Chakravorty’s book The Price of Land: Acquisition, Conflict, Consequence, has, since publication in 2013, become influential in India’s national debate on land policy. The BBC recently published an article in which Dr. Chakravorty outlines the historical significance of land acquisition in India, the currently proposed bill, and the controversy it has sparked. The…
The Department of Geography and Urban Studies is excited to announce a new Master’s in GIS and Graduate Certificate in GIS, beginning Fall 2015 pending approval from the Board of Trustees. For more information, please submit your contact information through the link here or email email@example.com Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a rapidly growing field and non-profit, governmental and…