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Quick Facts


Geography uses both physical and social sciences to help us understand the human condition and its relationship to the environment.

Reasons to Study Geography

Fulfill requirements

  • All our geography courses fulfill the requirement for core curriculum electives in the social and behavioral sciences.
  • World Geography is a required course for most education degrees in the State of Texas.

Open career opportunities

A wide variety of careers require the geographic knowledge and spatial analysis skills you learn while earning bachelor's or graduate degrees in geography.

If you are interested in pursuing studies in geography, check out the Association of American Geographers (AAG): Careers in Geography for more information.




Northeast Campus

Kevin Barrett
Co-Chair Department of Physical Sciences

Call 817-515-6694


Northwest Campus

Jessica Patton Maeer
Professor of History & Geography

Call 817-515-7674


Updated March 09, 2022