Environmental Geography

Earth, sky, and you

The natural world is an amazing place and humans seek to live in harmony with the earth. The environmental geography major provides you the means to understand connections between humankind and nature. These connections are developed by professors who have deep environmental knowledge, the use of advanced geography equipment and experiences that are reserved for graduate students at other universities. Become a Blugold and start connecting with nature in ways you never knew were possible.

Environmental geography

60 credits, no minor required

Explore the various ways individuals or societies interact with the natural environment around them. This comprehensive major also requires 12 credits from environmental courses found in other disciplines. These courses must be approved by your advisor.

Change your major

To change your major to environmental geography, 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.

Aerial view of Eau Claire landscape.

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Our excellent faculty and staff are dedicated to their students and go the extra mile to give them a well-rounded education.

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Emily Moothart

The Power of AND in action

Emily Moothart has always been passionate about the environment, but it wasn’t until a sustainability course she took while studying abroad in Scotland that the Blugold knew she wanted to pursue a career in environmentalism.

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