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Undergraduate Degrees

Bachelor Degrees in Geography

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Geography emphasizes the social and behavioral aspects of geography.

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Geography focuses on the discipline's environmental and technical perspectives.

Both majors provide training in descriptive and analytical skills such as thinking geographically and using geospatial technologies and statistics.

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We work closely with every student to design a study plan that’s right for you.

Whether it’s choosing classes or planning for your future after Penn State, we’re here for you and are always ready to talk. Get in touch with us (advising@geog.psu.edu) and we’ll help you choose the degree or minor that works best for you. You can also call our undergraduate advising office at 814-863-5730.

We also work hard to make sure that our undergraduate students become active participants in our geography community through co-curricular organizations, undergraduate research, and department-sponsored speakers and events.