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2017-2018 Catalog 
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Department of Geography

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Department Chair: Eric Ewert
Location: Social Science Building, Room 314
Telephone Contact: Sarah Rivkind, 801-626-6207
Professors: Daniel Bedford, Bryan Dorsey, Eric Ewert, Julie Rich; Associate Professor: Alice Mulder; Assistant Professor: Jeremy Bryson; Instructor: Jesse Morris

Geography is the study of the spatial organization, arrangement, function, movement, and interrelationships of phenomena on the surface of the earth. It is a science concerned with both physical and cultural phenomena and interfaces with other disciplines in the natural sciences, social & behavioral sciences, business, and economics.

Dr. Julie Rich with Geography students

Interdisciplinary Minors

The Geography Department participates in the Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Ethnic Studies, European Studies and Latin American Studies Minor Programs and the Urban and Regional Planning Emphasis Program. Students who wish to enroll in one of these programs should indicate their desire to do so with the program coordinator who will help them work out a proper combination of courses to fit their particular needs. (See the Engaged Learning, Honors, and Interdisciplinary Programs  section of this catalog.)


Geography Course Descriptions  


    Bachelor of ScienceMinorTeaching MinorHonors, Departmental

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