Overview

Geography is the interdisciplinary study of the relationship between people, place, and environment. Geography at Carolina spans the social and natural sciences. Our courses train students in diverse skills to create, model, and analyze qualitative and quantitative data to address issues relevant to communities, policy-making, and scholarship.

The UNC Academic Catalogue has a complete list of courses offered in geography. You can find the course listings for this semester on the “Courses” menu.

What do geographers do?

Considering a major or minor in Geography?

At Carolina, you can major in Geography and you can minor in Geography and minor in Geographic Information Sciences (GIS). The Geography Undergraduate Handbook and the Undergraduate Bulletin provide additional information about the department, major and minor course requirements, and instructions for registering in courses.

What are Pathways in Geography?

Want to know more about Geography at Carolina?

Check out our 2018 and 2019 Geography Department newsletters. Or follow us @geographyunc!