Department of Geography and Regional Development
The University of Arizona
Harvill Building, 409
PO Box 210076
Tucson, AZ 85721-0076
Phone: (520) 621-1652|
Fax: (520) 621-2889
GEOG Course Descriptions
The Department of Geography and
Regional Development is in the College of
Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Degrees, Majors, Minors, and Options:
- Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
- Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Graduate Degrees -- consult the
or the department office for details.
- Master of Arts (M.A.)
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Majors and Degrees -- undergraduate degrees link to
Degree/Academic Program Requirements Reports (APRRs).
- Geography (B.A.,
- Regional Development (B.S.)
Undergraduate Minors -- minors link to Minor Requirements Reports.
Minors available within the department are:
Curricula in geography and regional development are designed to contribute
to general education; to provide a solid substantive and methodological
grounding in geography for those who plan to teach or pursue graduate work in
the field; and to provide preparation for those persons desiring professional
training and/or careers in such fields as urban and regional planning, land
development, resource management, environmental policy-making, foreign
service, and cartography and remote sensing.
The Major in Geography:
Students complete a common set of core courses. To complete the
remainder of their program, students may design their own concentrations or
may select one of four structured concentrations. For more information
about possible concentrations, contact the Geography advisor.
The Major in Regional Development:
Students complete a common program. A supporting minor in economics,
finance, real estate, marketing, or general business is recommended.
Interdisciplinary Studies Majors:
Interdisciplinary studies majors may elect a geography or regional
development concentration; students may also minor in geography or regional
For more information contact the department office listed