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Geographic knowledge is fundamental to understanding human problems. Geographers are trained to understand the physical, biological and human characteristics of an area as an integrated whole within a spatial context.

The theory and methodologies of geography provide analytical techniques applicable to a wide range of occupations, such as physical, economic, historical, cultural, informational and resource management geography.



Students completing a minor in geography must complete 24 credit hours in the following courses:

  • Geography 1050, 2001, 2102, 2195, 2302, 2425
  • 6 additional credit hours in Geography which must be at the 3000 or 4000 level

Office of Student Recruitment

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Phone: (709) 637-6269