Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville - Department of Geography

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Founded in 1957, the Department of Geography at SIUE offers an undergraduate major and minor in Geography and a master's degree in Geographical Studies. The department offers a variety of courses in human, physical, and regional geography, as well as geospatial techniques. Our faculty conduct research on a wide variety of topics at the local, regional and global scale. Students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels have the opportunity to work closely with faculty on current, groundbreaking projects or gain experience through internships. Our students are prepared for careers in a wide range of fields. For example, recent graduates have taken positions as park rangers, urban planners, retail location analysts, resource managers, climate scientists, and geospatial analysts. Wherever you want to go, a degree in Geography from SIUE can take you there.

Source: Department Website July 2015

Additional Info

  • Department Name: Department of Geography
  • Disciplines and Research Areas: Geography, Environmental Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Political Geography, Regional Geography, Remote Sensing, Sustainability, Cartography, Geography of Resources, Planning, Hazards, Spatial Analysis, Climatology and Meteorology
  • Degrees: BA, BS, MS
  • State: Illinois
  • City: Edwardsville
  • Phone: (618) 650-2090