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A minor in geography is a natural complement to an array of careers, including engineering, government and international politics, environmental science, transportation, business, marketing, and public health. Any Mason undergraduate student is eligible to earn a minor in geography by completing 18 credits in geography; many qualifying courses also complete general education requirements.
Total credits: 18-20
Students should refer to the Admissions & Policies tab for specific policies related to this program
|Select one course in systematic geography and one course in regional geography:||6|
|Global Environmental Hazards|
|Geography of Resource Conservation (Mason Core)|
|Population Geography (Mason Core)|
|Meteorology and Climate|
|Severe and Extreme Weather|
|Issues in Global Change|
|Selected Topics in Global Change|
|Select Topics in GGS|
|Introduction to Atmospheric Radiation|
|Geography of the United States|
|Geography of Latin America|
|Geography of Europe|
|Geography of North Africa and the Middle East|
|Geography of the Soviet Succession States|
|Issues in Regional Geography|
|Geography of Virginia|
|Students must take two upper-level GGS electives chosen in consultation with the minor coordinator||6-7|
Please see the GMU Catalog Entry for the Geography Minor for other program details. Students admitted in previous years may have different degree requirements, listed in the archived catalogs (see below).