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The Department of Geography and Urban Studies offers programs of study relating to urban systems, nature and society, international development and spatial analysis.

Major or Minor in Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies examines the nature, causes and consequences of human interactions with the environment. We teach our students to understand and address the crucial environmental issues of our time—such as climate change, food access and natural resource consumption.

Major or Minor in Geography and Urban Studies

Gain the intellectual and methodological tools necessary to understand and address a wide range of environmental, economic, social and political challenges that are central to the well-being of billions of people around the globe.

Undergraduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems

Geographic information has become one of the lynchpins of the Information Age. The undergraduate certificate in GIS will give you the skills you need to take on advanced research positions in technology-based companies, governmental agencies, and non-profit organizations.