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College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography

413 McGilvrey Hall
Tel: 330-672-2045

The Geography minor offers students a foundation in this expanding field and will be of interest to students studying in areas such as geology, education, sociology, biology, political science, history, anthropology, and public health. 


Attribute 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.

Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
  Choose from the following: 9  
KSS GEOG 10160 Introduction to Geography (3)    
KSS/DG GEOG 17063 World Geography (3)    
KSS/DD GEOG 17064 Geography of the United States and Canada (3)    
KBS GEOG 21062 Physical Geography (3)    
KSS/DG GEOG 22061 Human Geography (3)    
  GEOG 22070 Nature and Society (3)    
  GEOG 29160 Mapping Our World (3)    
  Geography (GEOG) Upper-Division Electives 6  

Graduation Requirements:

  • Minimum overall 2.000 GPA.
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).