Climate Change & Society

The Climate Change and Society concentration provides geography-grounded perspectives on climate change, impacts, and responses.  Coursework emphasizes social-science based understanding of climate change issues, climate justice, policy, mitigation and adaptation, as well as environmental issues and environmental policies and a foundational understanding of physical geography and climatology.


Students majoring in geography with a concentration in Climate and Society gain analytical and geographical skills and perspectives appropriate for careers in fields such as disaster mitigation and planning, environmental advocacy, urban and regional planning, local, state and national government, and education.

For detailed requirements, please see Geography BA Concentration Tables