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Major in Geography
Coming soon! - Fall 2019
Geospatial Technology Certificate
Land Use and Environmental Planning Certificate
Our Minors
Online Maps

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Geography invites critical and creative thinking about our impact on the Earth, the equal distribution of resources, and sustainable living across the globe. Our programs cover social, cultural, economic, and natural science topics including landscape analysis, water resources, fire management, landscape ecology and biogeography, ecological restoration, climatology, and climate change.

Featured News

Congratulations to Wyatt (Jon) Caldeira and Carlee Agar for winning 2nd and 3rd place at the 2018 CGS meeting! Click here to read more.

Tom Mello was selected as this year's Outstanding Geography Student. Read more here!

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Sustainability in Butte County

On May 7, 2018 the American Planning Association - Sacramento Valley Section awarded its 2018 Award of Excellence for Innovation in Green Community Planning to the Butte County Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation (SALC) Strategy. This Strategy was lead by Geography & Planning lecturer Claudia Stuart, with five GEOP alumni as team members. Read more here!