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Geography Knows No Boundaries

Image credit:  Yamane, Kae. "Thinking about hazards in context." 2016."Geography is a broad and exciting subject where students apply a variety of critical and technical skills to understand our world. Majors specialize in one of three tracks: (1) Global Culture, Economics, and Society; (2) Environment; or (3) Geographical Techniques. Because it is such a diverse field, a degree in Geography prepares undergraduates for work in many different directions depending on the ways students tailor their focus. Graduates of our program have careers in environmental agencies, government service, regional and city planning, international humanitarian aid, private sector business, and have pursued graduate degrees. Geography is a subject that will deepen your knowledge about the spatial dimensions of life on Earth, through looking at the climate, the physical landscape, the human relationship to environmental concerns, and global social, political, and economic systems.

Upcoming Events

Mar 23 | 8:00AM | Race, Place and Justice
Mar 28 | 9:30AM | Faculty/Staff Meeting
Mar 30 | 3:00PM | Greg Pope, Montclair State
Apr 6 | 3:00PM | Laura Stevens
Apr 16 | 12:00AM | Celebration to Honor Geography Department Seniors
Apr 18 | 9:30AM | Faculty/Staff Meeting

Contact Us

Balm, Roger. Lucy Stone Hall Painting Department of Geography-Rutgers University
Lucy Stone Hall, 54
Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8045
Voice:  848.445.4103 or 848.445.4107
Fax:  732.445.0006