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Great journeys begin at EKU. Find out more information about academic majors, explore student life opportunities and discover why Eastern Kentucky University is a special place to learn and grow.

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Degree Options

  • B.A. in Geography
  • Minor in Geography
  • Minor in Geographic Information Systems
  • Certificate in Geographic Information Systems

Who Would be Interested in Geography?

Students who are interested in:

  • Global issues and world development, and are travel-oriented
  • Sustainability issues
  • Computer-based technologies for the study of environmental change

Why Geography?

  • Emphasis on the application of geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing technologies to solve geographic problems
  • Opportunities to research and study abroad
  • Opportunities to work on environmental problems in Appalachia

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

Students may select Geography upon applying to the university.

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Assistant Professor, College of Natural Resources, University of Michigan
  • Senior Research Associate, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Owner-operator, eco-lodge, Honduras

How Do I Get More Information?

Are There Scholarship Opportunities?

Sebor Scholarship
Kennamer Scholarship