Department of Geology and Geography

About Our Department

The Department of Geology and Geography at Georgia Southern University offers courses on both the Statesboro and Armstrong campuses. Our focus is to have students learn by discovery. In addition to your general education requirements, you will be immersed in the sciences with specific requirements for Geology and Geography. From mineralogy to field methods to cartography, you can purse your passion.

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The Department currently offers both undergraduate and graduate programs on the Statesboro campus along with a geography minor at Armstrong. Explore our degree programs to find out how each gives you a broad education in the sciences with special depth in your interests:

B.A. or B.S. in Geology

B.A. or B.S. in Geography 

Minor in GIS

M.S. in Applied Geography

Geology students study:

earth materials

environmental and structural geology

coastal processes

Geography students’ course work focuses on:

geographic information systems


human and cultural geography

Department of Geology and Geography • P.O. Box 8149 • Statesboro, GA 30460 • 912-478-0667