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New Mexico State University
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography

Undergraduate Program Description

The Department of Geography at NMSU seeks to enable its undergraduate students to be responsible citizens, lifelong learners, and professional geographers with critical thinking and problem-solving skills that make them competitive in both graduate programs and the job market. To this end, the Department offers a comprehensive academic undergraduate program that leads to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Geography with a concentration in either Human-Environment Relationships (HER) or Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIS&T) *. The Department also offers access to various kinds of geospatial analytical software (e.g., ArcGIS, ERDAS, and ENVI) in our teaching/computing laboratory, access to field equipment (e.g., GPS units) from our field laboratory, research opportunities (e.g., in the Spatial Applications Research Center), one-on-one advising, awards and scholarships, information about career opportunities, and personal and professional development opportunities in various student organizations (Geography Club, GTU, ASPRS).   Visit our department and contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to having you as a member of our geography community!

For more information on our Undergraduate Program, see the Undergraduate Program menu options to the left or click on the topic of interest below:

If you have any additional questions about our graduate program, contact our Undergraduate Advisor Dr. Jack Wright.

* The Department of Geography at NMSU also offers a Minor in Geography and a Minor in Geographic Information Science & Technology (GIS&T).