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).


Open House to Put GIS Major on the Map

Explore an exciting major during the GIS Day Celebration on Nov. 14.

Summer Research Fellow Uncovering Lime Hollow’s History

Project combines aspects of GIS technology, history and ecology.

New College Institute to Focus on Drone Technology

Its goal is to link the academic and business communities in the Cortland area.

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.


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