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Program offices are located in 203 Copeland Hall.
What is Geography?
Geography is the study of the earth and the ways people interact with it and on it. Geographers are deeply interested in the ideas of space and place. Geography involves more than memorizing states and capitals. It’s a unique way of looking at the world and finding answers to geographic questions.
Physical geographers concentrate on the earth and topics such as weather, climate, soils, landforms, and the natural environment.
Human geographers concentrate on people and their activities, such as culture, economics, political systems, and history.
The technologies of Geographic Information Science, such as cartography, Geographic Information Systems, and remote sensing are used by both physical and human geographers to bring a spatial perspective to our knowledge of the World.
Become a Geography major!
You can choose from undergraduate degrees in Geography (BA or BS), Geography and GIScience (BS), and a teaching subject endorsement for Education degrees. We also offer Minors in Geography, GIScience, and Environmental Science. See our new degree brochures below for more information!
The program is located in 203 Copeland Hall, which includes laboratories for GIS, Remote Sensing, Cartography, and Physical Geography. There are five full-time faculty members with diverse teaching and research interests.
For more information, please contact Geography at (308) 865-8355.
The Latest News and Events
2015 Great Plains/Rocky Mountain AAG Conference
On October 1-3, 2015, the Geography and Earth Science Program will host the Annual Meeting of the Great Plains/Rocky Mountain Division of the Association of American Geographers. Join geographers from across the eight-state region as they gather in Kearney for a time of field trips, guest lectures, research presentations, and socialization. Click here (the conference website) for more information.
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