2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 19, 2024  
2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Geography Department


Old Main, Room 138
(607) 753-4107
E-mail:
grydept@cortland.edu
www.cortland.edu/geography/

School

Arts and Sciences

Faculty

Scott Anderson (Chair), Elizabeth A. Fraser, Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo, David L. Miller, Wendy Miller

Adjunct Faculty

For a listing of adjunct faculty see the Faculty and Administration section.

Programs Offered

Bachelor of Arts in Geography
Bachelor of Science in Geography
Bachelor of Arts in Adolescence Education: Social Studies and Geography (7-12)
Bachelor of Science in Geographic Information Systems

Majors Offered

Geographic Information Systems
Geography
Adolescence Education: Social Studies and Geography (7-12)

Concentration Offered

Tourism Development

Minors Offered

Geography
Tourism Development

Description

Students who major in geography may choose a program leading to the award of a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science. The bachelor of arts program includes a 12-hour foreign language requirement. The bachelor of science program incorporates a 13-hour sequence in computer techniques, environmental science, or demographics and business geographics in lieu of the foreign language requirement for the bachelor of arts.

Special Features

  • High-tech training in a friendly, supportive environment
  • ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute) authorized learning center with 25 GIS workstations – learn advanced applications including network and 3D modeling applications
  • Global Positioning System (GPS) – master field survey techniques using the lab GPS base station and handheld units.
  • Internships – numerous opportunities with local, state and federal agencies and study abroad options at locations such as the Australia Zoo
  • Student-faculty research opportunities

Requirements

  1. Degree Requirements listed here apply to the majors offered by this department.
  2. Liberal Arts Requirements: B.A. – 90 credit hours B.S. – 75 credit hours

Programs

I. Major

III. Dual Major

IV. Minor

Courses