Undergraduate major and minor; M.A., M.S., and Ph.D. Coordinated MA/MLIS degree program in cooperation with the School of Information Studies.
Physical geography and environmental studies; GIS; cartography and its history, and historical geography; urban and rural development; population; remote sensing; physical climatology; land form geography; geomorphology; geography of soils; geography of transportation; urban geography; cultural geography, including geography of religions; geographic theory and methodology; and geography of Central and South America, the Caribbean, the United States, South Asia, the former Soviet Union, and the arctic and subarctic areas.
The following LC classification range descriptions represent areas of concentration for geography:
E (America. United States): Geography.
G (Geography (general)): General; Philosophy. Relation to other topics; Geographical databases. Statistical methods; Remote sensing. Geographical methodologies; Study and teaching. Research; History of geography; Geographical names and terms. Gazetteers; Historical geography; Aerial geography; History of discovery, explorations, and travel; Explorations of Arctic and Antarctic regions; Explorations of other regions; Atlases of the moon, planets, etc.; Atlases. Selectively collected categories: Guidebooks for travelers; Travel and tourism industry; Shipwrecks, pirates, etc.; Special voyages; Globes. Maps.
GA (Mathematical Geography): General; Cartography; Map libraries; Cartographers; Collections of historical maps.
GB (Physical Geography): General; By region or country; Geomorphology. General. By region or country; Climatic geomorphology; Slopes; Coasts; Reefs; Islands; Mountains; Floodplains, river channels, valleys, watersheds; Piedmonts, plains, plateaus, steppes, tundra; Glacial landforms; Alluvial fans, deltas, terraces; Karst landforms. Caves; Interior valleys. Sinkholes; Deserts. Arid regions; Marshes, bogs, swamps, etc.; Dunes; Frozen ground. Cold regions; Other landforms; Floods; Waterfalls; Natural disasters.
GC (Oceanography): General; Methodology (e.g., geographical information systems); Research. Expeditions; Ocean-atmosphere interaction; Dynamics of the ocean (e.g., waves, currents, tides); Marine sediments; Oceanography by world region; Marine pollution. Selectively collected categories: Underwater exploration; Submarine topography. Sea level; Estuarine oceanography; Seawater. Chemical oceanography; Marine resources.
GE (Environmental Sciences): General; Philosophy. Ethics. Methodology; Data processing. Remote sensing; History. Biography; Environmental education; Environmental sciences (e.g., ecology, physics, etc.); Environmental degradation. Environmental quality; Environmental risk assessment; Global environmental change (General; United States; Other regions or countries); Environmental policy (General; United States; Other regions or countries); Environmentalism. Green movement (General. Environmental responsibility; United States; Other regions or countries); Environmental management.
GF (Human Ecology. Anthropogeography): General; History. Biography; Philosophy. Relation to other topics; Environmental influences on man (e.g., climate, topography); Man's influence on the environment; Moral and religious aspects; Hazardous aspects of the environment; Spatial studies. Landscape; Settlements. Urban geography; North America (general); United States; Canada; Central & South America; Europe (Great Britain & Ireland); Asia; Africa; Australia & New Zealand; Pacific islands; Arctic regions; Tropics; Developing regions. Selectively collected categories: Rural settlements.
S (Agriculture (general)): Conservation of natural resources.
SD (Forestry): Conservation and protection. Selectively collected category: General. History.
VK (Navigation. Merchant Marine): The following category is selectively collected: Hydrography. Tides and currents.