College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
The program description and course requirements for the Geography Minor can be found on page 74 of the 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog.
22 Credit Hours
The Geography Minor Program offers students a series of interdisciplinary, related courses that focus on place and the environment by using spatial perspective.
The geography curriculum provides hands on as well as theoretical knowledge and skill in social, economic, cultural, physical and environmental understanding of the world and world’s regions.
Geography augments all academic majors at UOG and bridges the physical sciences with the humanities and the social sciences. Special emphasis is placed upon sustainability and culture in the Micronesian region.
This minor is designed to enhance career preparedness for all majors, including education, health, business, social and physical sciences.
Explain and analyze knowledge of facts, functions, and processes of complex earth systems, as well as the methods and techniques used to study these systems.
Specify complex and changing demographic, population, political, economic, cultural, and environmental patterns within a global context.
Understand and apply analytical methods (e.g., map reading, statistics, and advanced geospatial technologies) to geospatial phenomena.
Synthesize, evaluate and predict changing human and physical interactive Earth patterns in a spatial environmental framework with special emphasis on the Asia Pacific.
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