Geography and Earth Sciences


Director: Dr. John Diemer

Students have the opportunity to earn honors in Geography & Earth Science by completing additional research that furthers their learning and understanding through a hands-on experience within a research group.

When can I apply? 

Students can apply at any time during their junior year.

What are the GPA requirements? 

You must maintain a 3.2 overall GPA and a 3.2 GPA in all geography, geology, earth science and meteorology courses.

What are the curricular requirements? 

Students must complete the honors section of the 4800 course within their major (geography, geology, earth science or meteorology), which will include the completion of research and the presentation of a thesis. Visit the program website to learn more about the required courses and thesis options.

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