A Geography minor gives you an opportunity to explore themes such as location, region, movement, and human interaction with the environment.
You will learn how to use and analyze maps, describe the human and physical systems of Earth, and how those systems impact each other.
This minor will get you thinking about geography at a deeper level and gain an understanding of the study.
Benefits of a Geography Minor
- Examine the varying ways the Earth is impacted by people and their habits
- Gain experience with orienteering, analysis, and critical thinking about Geography
Castleton also offers a major in Geography.
Geography Minor Requirements
These requirements are from an excerpt from the University Academic Catalog, which outlines the requirements for a student to earn the distinction of being a Castleton University graduate. The complete catalog is available online.
The Geography minor, offered by the HGEP Department, is designed to introduce students to the description and analysis of the Earth. Because Geography utilizes tools and techniques found in the natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, it is a "unifying" discipline that, as a minor, complements many majors offered at Castleton University.
Complete the following courses:
Six GEO courses, at least two of which must be at the 3000 level or above.
Total credits required: 18 cr