Navigate the World, Impact Lives: Uncover the Possibilities with a Minor in Geography!
A Minor in Geography is not just about studying maps and the Earth; it’s about understanding our world and the intricate connections that bind us. From the insight of a Christian perspective to cutting-edge technical knowledge, a Minor in Geography opens doors to a world filled with opportunities. This 100% online Minor in Geography is designed to help equip you with core foundational skills, which can enable you to develop, explore, and refine your geographical expertise.
The insights you gain can serve as a valuable addition to many undergraduate degrees – from teaching to business – while contributing to your cultural awareness, geographical acumen, and critical reasoning. By weaving a geography minor into your academic journey, you’re not merely adding a subject of study; you’re embracing a perspective that can transform your personal growth and empower you to make a positive impact on the lives of others.
Why Choose Liberty University’s Online Minor in Geography?
Whether you are an education major wanting to enrich your future students’ worldview or an engineering student seeking innovative solutions to transportation and environmental challenges, geographical knowledge can give you an edge professionally. A geography minor adds to your résumé an attractive blend of diverse knowledge and skills that prospective employers value.
Additionally, as trailblazers in the field of distance education since 1985, we know the ins and outs of crafting a 100% online program that is tailored to help you grow — not just academically but also personally, professionally, and spiritually. Our Minor in Geography can be a pathway to success because it is designed with your aspirations in mind. At Liberty, you’re not alone on this journey. You’ll be guided by expert professors who bring to the table not just theoretical knowledge but also years of hands-on, real-world experience. You can explore the world of geography, unlock your potential, and set the stage for a bright and successful future.
What Will You Learn in Our Online Geography Classes?
A geography minor introduces you to the rich tapestry of Earth’s environments and human societies. As a student pursuing this minor, you can gain a foundational understanding of geography through our Introduction to Geography course. You can also learn about the principles of physical geology, oceanography, and meteorology in our Elements of Earth Science course. Additionally, you’ll have the freedom to select some elective classes in the topics that interest you. Each course in the minor is designed to help you understand the Earth and how people connect with the ecosystem they live in.
Online Geography Minor Course Requirements (18 Hours)
- GEOG 200 – Introduction to Geography
- PHSC 210 – Elements of Earth Science
- Choose any 3 GEOG 300-400 level courses
- Choose 1 course from the following:
- GLST 290 – Cultural Anthropology
- GOVT 440 – Political Geography
- PHSC 311 – Oceanography
- PHSC 312 – Meteorology
- PHSC 313 – Mineralogy and Petrology
- Any GEOG course not already applying to the minor
- Any HIWD 300-400 level course