The Department of Geography and Planning offers a quality multi-functional program that supplies service at the general educational and baccalaureate level to the university community, provides quality undergraduate and graduate programs, fosters theoretical and applied research in geography and planning, promotes multicultural understanding, complements interdisciplinary work, and engages in community outreach. The department attracts students from a variety of backgrounds with diverse career goals. It welcomes and encourages this diversity as an enriching factor in the lives of both students and faculty.
The Geography and Planning Department offers both the B.A. and M.A. degrees. It also offers a GIS certificate and is the home department for the Ph.D. in Spatially Integrated Social Sciences.
Source: Department Website July 2010