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Geography Liberal Arts

Unearth geographic knowledge

Variety! That’s what you’ll find when you select a liberal arts major or minor from the department of Geography and Anthropology. Breathtaking landscapes and diverse cultures will be at your fingertips. We have exceptional professors, research opportunities and much more that bring this worldly knowledge to you. Your experiences from earning a geography liberal arts degree will give you the confidence to tackle any challenge wherever your career path goes.

Geography, Liberal Arts Major

36 credits

Get started on a journey to discover all that geography has to offer. The study of geography reveals the patterns and processes of the natural environment and human habitation of the earth. Important people, places and events are analyzed while studying the relations between culture and environment. 

Geography, Liberal Arts Minor

24 credits

Enhance your major area of study with a minor in geography! This minor requires the completion of four core courses and four electives in geography.

Change your major

To change your major to geography liberal arts, 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.

Going above and beyond for you

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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Blugolds in geography class

Go further with departmental honors

This is just the opportunity to take your passion for geography to the next level. Majors and minors have the chance to immerse themselves in creative thinking and learning activities through the departmental honors program.

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