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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.
To receive the minor, students must complete 6 courses in geography, 8 credits of which must be unique to the minor, with a minimum GPA of 2.00, consisting of:
Core Courses (6-7 credits)
Systematic and Regional Requirement (6 credits)
Select one course in systematic geography and one course in regional geography:
Systematic Geography (Select one)
Regional Geography (Select one)
Upper-level Electives (6-7 credits)
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).