Jun 20, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 [Archived Catalog]

Geography Minor

Minor code OR4231

College of Arts and Sciences 
Geography Department
Clippinger Laboratories 122
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1140
Fax: 740.593.1138

Geoff Buckley, contact person

Program Overview

This minor program affords students flexibility in designing a curriculum that combines the traditions of physical and human geography with analytical and technical skills.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Geography prepares students for a variety of career paths, including environmental management, planning, and analysis; private and public firms and agencies that employ geographic information systems; education; local, state or federal governments and agencies; city and regional planning; community development; non-profit organizations; foreign service; international non-governmental organizations; and cultural and historic preservation.


Minor Hours Requirement

The geography minor requires a minimum of 20 hours.

Foundation Requirements

Complete two of the following courses:

Complete at least three of the following 3000/4000-level courses:


Complete additional GEOG courses to total at least 20 hours in combination with the foundation requirements.