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The project is expected to be completed in fall 2018, and the footbridge will be closed from late May to late August in both 2017 and 2018.

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Spreading the joy of geography

Blugold geography teaching majors have unique skills that set them apart from other teachers. This enables them to inspire future generations to achieve geographical greatness. Who knows, one of your students could go onto discover places yet to be explored, pioneer advanced geographical technology or conduct groundbreaking research. Combine all the powerful and unique experiences the department of Geography and Anthropology provides with advanced teaching techniques and you will be on your to becoming a top-notch teacher.

Geography + Anthropology

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Geography teaching major

36 credits

Show future generations what geography has to offer! This major is restricted to students of the College of Education and Human Sciences within the department of Education Studies and requires the completion of four core courses and eight electives in geography. Completion of this degree leads to licensure to teach geography in early adolescence through adolescence classrooms. 

Geography teaching minor

24 credits

Enhance your content knowledge of the world and its environmental and cultural systems with a minor in geography teaching! This minor is restricted to students of the College of Education and Human Sciences within the department of Education Studies and requires the completion of four core courses and four electives in geography. This degree leads to licensure to teach geography in early adolescence through adolescence classrooms.

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To change your major to geography teaching, please contact the geography and anthropology department using the contact form at the bottom of this page or contacting our department chair or academic assistant.

Education Studies majors and minors

You have many choices when it comes to picking your major and minor in the education studies department. Find your area of focus and start your journey toward becoming a teacher.

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