Geography, Minor


Department of Geography & City & Regional Planning

Geography Minor Requirements

Select one upper-division course (3 units)
GEOG 4 (3 units)
GEOG 5 or GEOG 7 (3 units)
GEOG 167 (3 units)
Select from geography courses (9 units)
Total (21 units)

Advising Notes

  1. No more than 3 units earned in GEOG 195 may be applied to the minor.
  2. The Geography Minor also requires a 2.0 GPA and 6 upper-division units in residence.

Students completing a Minor in Geography are encouraged to seek faculty advice relative to course selection and program planning.


Instruction at introductory and advanced levels is conducted by a faculty whose teaching and research interests are diverse. All major facets of the discipline are represented as are a number of specializations, which include medical geography, economic studies of China, urban revitalization, political ecology of natural resource management, environmental monitoring using remote sensing, urban air quality, urban and regional planning, environmental planning, and climate change and global governance.

For faculty phone numbers and e-mail, see the campus directory.

For more on the faculty, see the faculty pages.
The faculty pages are updated by the department or program.