Department Information

Chair:
Scott Anderson
Old Main, Room 138
Phone: 607-753-4107
Fax: 607-753-4114

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Program Details

Geography [GRY] (Major)

The Geography Department's bachelor’s program prepares students for graduate school, international studies, international commerce and tourism development-related activities.

Career Potential

  • Census Bureau data analyst
  • Military intelligence officer
  • International commerce
  • Tourism development planner

A. Required Courses: 19 credit hours
  • GRY 110 - Physical Geography (3 cr. hr.)
  • GRY 120 - Cultural Geography (3 cr. hr.)
  • GRY 125 - Human Geography and Global Development (3 cr. hr.)
  • GRY 324 - Introduction to Cartography and Geographic Information Systems (3 cr. hr.)
  • GRY 400 - Geographical Analysis (4 cr. hr.)
  • GRY 440 - Seminar in Geography (3 cr. hr.)
B. Elective Courses in Geography: 15 credit hours
Total Credit Hours in Geography: 34

C. Other Elective Course Work: 45-58 credit hours

May include a minor of 15-21 credit hours.

D. Modern Foreign Language
Proficiency in a modern foreign language through the intermediate level: 0-12 credit hours

E. General Education: 28-29 credit hours

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 120