Geography and Geology

The Department of Geography and Geology has a long history and an exciting future.

We have five programs to service those interested in the Geo-based arts and sciences:

  • Earth Science
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Secondary teacher certifications in Earth Science and Geography

We also have Master's programs in Earth Science Education, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Historic Preservation, and Urban and Regional Planning. The GIS and Historic Preservation programs now cater to undergraduates pursuing a minor; along with various minors in our other programs as well.

Faculty are dedicated to giving their students the best education and experiences possible. Come to Eastern to see what we have to offer!


Read the newest edition of The Jeffersonian —Fall 2019 Departmental Newsletter

ATTENTION: NOTE - Prerequisite Change for ESSC 448

News/Events & Seminars

The Departments of Geography & Geology and History & Philosophy are happy to announce the Mark Jefferson Symposium: October 17–18, 2019
For more information, see the Symposium website.


Departmental News Highlights

Departmental Image Gallery

We are excited to announce that as of Winter 2019, we are back in our newly renovated Strong Hall! Come see the main G&G office in 140 Strong.

NEW Fully Online Geography Minor

To more flexibly fit students' busy schedules, the Geography & Geology Department is now offering a 20-credit hour Geography minor that can be taken entirely online.

Undergraduate and Graduate Symposia

Departmental Newsletter

Download latest course rotations [PDF].

Interested in donating to Geography & Geology? Click here for information about how to contribute to our scholarship and other designated funds.