Department of Geography, Geology and Planning


Explore and study Earth

Connect yourself to Earth’s sciences: social, physical or natural.

Survey the past and present. Use technology to build, plan and aid public needs. 

Grow through expert faculty, field trips and engaging research.

Your field awaits.

Undergraduate programs

Select a major that matches your career goals.

Students on a field trip, underground, in a local cave. They are wearing hard hats and using flashlights to see the cave features.
Student working from a notebook sized computer and taking written notes.

Already have a major?

Consider adding a minor.

One student communicating about something on a piece of paper to another student.

Complement or strengthen your major with a touch of science.

Research and outreach

We can help you network, grow and discover.

Local wildflowers growing next to a waterway.

Protect and restore water quality in the region. Take part in projects and research.

Stacked drawers full of samples of rocks and minerals for students to use to study.

You’ve found something. What is it?

Student working with local citizens for a community project.

Build experience for your future in planning. Help plan and develop community projects.

 The GGP Fall 2023 seminar schedule is being developed and will be posted in August

All GGP seminars are free and open to the public. The seminars are presented in Blunt Hall 345 and begin at 2:30 p.m. unless noted otherwise.

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