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College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography

413 McGilvrey Hall
Tel: 330-672-2045
Fax: 330-672-4304

The Geography minor studies the relationship between humans and their environment by emphasizing a spatial and environmental perspective at a variety of scales. The minor is a natural complement to an array of careers, including business, marketing, engineering, transportation, public health, government and international politics.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Type Course Title Credits
KSS GEOG 10160 Introduction to Geography 3
    29160 Mapping Our World 3
  Additional Geography courses 1 15
  Choose from the following: 3
KSS/DG GEOG 17063 World Geography (3)  
KSS/DD   17064 Geography of the U.S. and Canada (3)  

1 Minimum 9 of the 15 credit hours must be upper-division.

Minimum cumulative 2.000 GPA required for graduation

Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F). For information on the major Residence Requirements please visit the University Residence Requirements policy.