2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Geography Department

Old Main, Room 138
(607) 753-4107


Arts and Sciences


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

Majors Offered

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

Concentration Offered

Tourism Development

Minors Offered

Tourism Development


Through the geography department, students may choose a program leading to the award of a bachelor of arts degree in geography that includes a 12 credit hour foreign language requirement. The bachelor of science program in geographic information systems incorporates specialization in computer techniques, environmental science, or demographics and business geographics (see GIS program below).

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


  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


I. Major

II. Dual Major

III. Minor