Minor in Geography

The geography minor requires the completion, with a GPA of 2.5 or above in all geography courses attempted at UWM, of 18 credits in geography courses, at least 9 of which must be at the 300 level or above taken in residence at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.5 GPA on all courses attempted in the minor, including transfer work.

Requirements

Total Geography Credits required

18 credits

One Introductory Human Geography course required
  • Geog 105 - Introduction to Human Geography, 3 credits
  • Geog 110 - The World: Peoples and Regions, 3 credits
  • Geog 114 - Geography of Race in the United States, 3 credits
  • Geog 140 - Our Urban Environment: Introduction to Urban Geography, 3 credits
  • Geog 213 - Geography of Asia, 3 credits
One Introductory Physical Geography Course required
  • Geog 120 - Our Physical Environment, 3 credits
  • Geog 125 - Introduction to Environmental Geography, 3 credits
One Geographic Analysis Course Required
  • Geog 215 - Introduction to Geographic Information Science, 3 credits
  • Geog 225 - The Language of Maps, 3 credits
  • Geog 405 - Cartography, 3 credits