Requirements for the Geography Minor

Students must complete a five (5) courses of Geography required coursework (see list below) plus a minimum of two (2) courses of upper division (3000 level or above) Geography elective courses. 

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: Students must complete at least 12 credit hours in the Department of Geography at the University of Utah.

All courses for the minor must be taken for a letter grade and completed with a C- or better.


Required Courses

  • GEOG 1000 - Earth Environments and Global Change SF (3)
  • GEOG 1400 - Human Geography BF (3)
  • GEOG 3100 - Intro to GIS & Cartography (5)

Elective Courses (upper divison>3000)

  • GEOG 3###
  • GEOG 3###
  • GEOG 3###


TOTAL RESIDENCY HRS. (12 credit hrs. at UofU Geog. Dept.)

A fillable worksheet for the minor is located here.

Students who have questions about the minor should book an advising appointment with the Geography undergraduate advisor by clicking the "Book Now" bubble on the Home page.

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