Geography is the study of the earth, including the distribution and interconnectedness of all natural and cultural phenomena, and how places are particular expressions of nature and culture.  Students may take courses to prepare for a major in geography or to fulfill general education requirements.

Career options include teaching and research, natural resource management, meteorology (weather), cartography (map-making), urban/regional planning, location analysis, and work using Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Contact Information

Department Chair: Lynne Miller
Office: Oceanside, Room T312
P 760.757.2121 x6636

Dean: Mike Fino
Office: Oceanside, Room 3610
P 760.795.6809

Department: Social Science

Academic Division Administrative Assistant: Molly Kendall
Office: Building 3600
P 760.795.6874
Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.