General Information

At Memorial, you'll learn to investigate environmental systems from human and physical perspectives. The integrated nature and spatial organization of our world are key themes in geography. The undergraduate program is designed for students to learn theories, methods and analytical techniques applicable to a wide range of questions and broad spectrum of occupations.

A set of core courses at first- and second-year levels will provide you with the breadth of knowledge essential for the practice of geography. As you proceed, you'll have the chance to develop your interests through the breadth of geography by selecting specialized third-and fourth-year level courses in fields such as physical geography, economic geography, resource management, cultural geography, cartography, geographic information systems or remote sensing. Field courses will allow you to put your classroom knowledge into practice.

The undergraduate programs in geography are:

  • Major (BA or BSc)
  • Minor
  • Honours (BA or BSc)
  • Focus (for BEd)
  • GISciences Diploma
  • Joint Majors (BA or BSc)
  • Joint Honours (BA or BSc)

For more information, contact Dr. Yolande Pottie-Sherman, Undergraduate Co-ordinator, ypottiesherm@mun.ca