The program in geography provides students with the opportunity to explore geospatial techniques and analysis, area studies and international development, land-use and landcover change, historical-cultural geography, nature-society relationships, environmental analysis, resource management, and coastal systems. Programs are well-balanced by faculty and staff specialties in a variety of systematic and regional areas. The faculty have a strong focus on research and field programs in the greater Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe. The undergraduate Bachelor of Science program provides the full range of geographical instruction appropriate to a globally literate education. Geography majors work closely with a faculty advisor to tailor course selections to fit their career goals.
Geography BS Degree Requirements (124 hours)
Geography BS Semester Guide
Availability: Gulf Park Campus and Hattiesburg Campus
Admission Requirements: See University Admission Policies
Program Academic Policies and Requirements: See University Academic Policies and Requirements
- Geography majors should work closely with a faculty advisor to tailor course selections to fit their career goals.
Internships and Career Development:
- This program emphasizes fieldwork, the application of technical skills, and the development of research capability in a particular emphasis area in geography.