University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Geography

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Geography: For those fascinated by people and places

compassA study with no limits: Geographic education is particularly powerful because it allows us to connect our intellectual inquiry with real-world problems in a very direct way.Because of its interdisciplinary orientation, geography allows us to see the world in all its complexity. Geographers are observers and analysts of space, place, and environment on scales from the local to the global. Just as one might say that historians study time, geographers study space. Discover Geography at UVM.

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What will I do with a degree in geography?

fall colors in field It is not unusual for geographers to be asked what it is they "do." In response, geographers often say that we study the "why of where." We are observers and analysts and geography is an unbounded study.

Outstanding faculty mentors

Old Mill Local, regional and international scholarship define the department’s physical and human geography research.

Our undergraduate program

winter shot Our undergraduate students choose from a wide range of courses, many of which will take them around the world. Intro courses include:

  • geography of race and ethnicity
  • geotechniques
  • world regional geography
  • introduction to the field of human geography
  • introduction to the field of physical geography

Read more about our undergraduate program and view a list of course offerings.

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