Urban planning

Geography - Minor

The flexible geography minor allows you to accommodate your interests in geography, such as environmental issues or urban and regional planning. It can complement most majors in the social sciences, physical sciences, biological sciences, and technical disciplines.

Looking through course choices and talking with geography staff can make earning the geography minor an important enhancement to one's academic program.

The knowledge and skills that you gain with this minor can help prepare you to work in a variety of fields, including:

  • Business
  • Resource management
  • Geographic information systems, remote sensing, and photogrammetry
  • Policy analysis
  • Urban and regional planning

Offered Online or through Resident Instruction

This minor can be completed either online via Penn State World Campus or through resident instruction.