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  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Geography Minor


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Department of Environmental Studies, Huxley College of the Environment

25 credits

Introduction

Geography is the science of place and space, Geographers ask where things are located on the surface of the Earth, why they are located where they are, how places differ from one another, and how people interact with the environment. Geography links the social sciences and natural sciences together, studying the relationships between human activity and natural systems.

Why Consider a Geography Minor?

Are you curious about the world, and its physical and human dimensions? Do you love maps? Are you comfortable with spatial problem solving?

 Contact Information

Department Chair
Gigi Berardi
Arntzen Hall 204
360-650-2106
Gigi.Berardi@wwu.edu

Huxley College Professional Advisor
Kathryn Patrick
Environmental Studies 539
360-650-3520
Kathryn.Patrick@wwu.edu

Program Advisor
Andy Bach
Arntzen Hall 226
360-650-4774
Andy.Bach@wwu.edu

 Sample Careers

 

 Major/Career Resources

www.wwu.edu/careers/students_choosingamajor.shtml

How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

Students must declare their minor in ES 539.

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.

Requirements


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