You are naturally curious about exploring world geography and how new technologies will help us understand culture and our physical landscape.

About Geography 

You will feel right at home as a geography major. Take advantage of the special emphases in Latin American and East Asian geography. Get heavily involved in hands-on research projects and the student-run Geography and Anthropology Society.

Available Concentrations

Possible Careers 

  • Coastal restoration specialist
  • Field manager in a state or federal agency
  • Resource manager
  • Satellite GIS and mapping specialist

Program Requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major.

  • 2.0 GPA in all coursework (2.5 GPA for transfer)
  • grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1001
  • 3 hours completed in a general education analytical reasoning course
  • 2.5 GPA required for Psychology, Communication Disorders, Secondary Education: English, Secondary Education: History, Secondary Education: French, and Secondary Education: Spanish majors

Senior College

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Degrees Available

  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
  • B.S., Bachelor of Science

Course Load by Subject Area

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  • Visual Art: ⚫︎⚪︎⚪︎
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