Geography Department

Whether you are interested in a career in international commerce, becoming a marketing and business geographics consultant or teaching geography to high school students, the Geography Department at SUNY Cortland can help you reach your goals.

The bachelor of arts program, with its foreign language requirement, prepares you for graduate school, international studies, international commerce and tourism development-related activities.

The bachelor of science program places a strong emphasis upon computer literacy and spatial analysis skills. The state-of-the-art Geographic Information Systems (GIS) computer lab will help you prepare for a career in business demographics and marketing analysis, environmental analysis or global trend analysis.

A dual major program will allow you to major in geography and qualify for certification to teach adolescence education in social studies (grades 7-12).


Majors

Minors

  • Geographic Information Systems Minor [GIS]
  • Geography Minor [GRY]
  • Geography: Minor with an Emphasis in Tourism Development [TOUR]

News

Speaker to Discuss the Devadasi and Human Rights in India

The Brooks Lecture Series continues with Shalini Aiyappa discussing the Devadasi system in India.

SUNY Cortland Alumna Maps Bright Future

Mary Colomaio ’15 advises current students as she charts her own path.

 College Sees Big Opportunities in Drone Technology

A new partnership promises to uplift SUNY Cortland and maybe the region.

College Partners with Naval Research Center

The College has a pact with Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport (NAVSEA).

Brooks Lecture Series Concludes with Maya Culture Talk

Ceramics professor Jeremiah Donovan will discuss Maya Cultural Rediscovery on April 5.

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