Geography for Students Interested in Anthropology

A minor in geography will complement your interests in culture group dynamics by equipping you with knowledge of international and American ethnic patterns, especially those related to American Indians. Exciting field study experiences and paid internship opportunities are also available in this area.

  • A minor in geography consists of a minimun of 16 credit hours, including at least one 100-level course, one 200-level course, and two 300-level or higher courses.

Recommended Courses:

  • GEO 101: World Human Geography
  • GEO 102: Globalization and Development
  • GEO 200: American Ethnic Geography
  • GEO 204: National Parks
  • GEO 210: Current Themes in Geography
  • GEO 274: North American Indian on Film
  • GEO 301: Regional Geographies of the World
  • GEO 385: Field Study
  • GEO 420: Rural Geography
  • GEO 470: Political Geography
  • GEO 474: Historical Geography of the United States
  • GEO 475: Culture, Nature, Landscape
  • GEO 486: Internship in Geography
  • GEO 490: Selected Topics in Geography
  • GEO 495: Independent Study

Field Study locations include:

  • Indian Mound Sites of the American South
  • Ethnic Chicago: A Cultural and Social Geography of the City
  • National Parks of Arizona
 Internship opportunities available at:
  • national parks and monuments
  • museums
  • American Indian Reservations
  • U.S. Census Bureau

For information on careers in geography and on internships, visit the home page of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) and follow the Careers link.