LAKERS TOGETHER: Grand Valley is preparing for successful learning experiences when classes resume on Aug. 31. Learn more about the plan for fall in this handbook.
The department of Geography and Sustainable Planning offers students the 21st century skillsets helping to solve complex environmental, economic and social problems such as food and water security, sustainable economic growth, environmental justice, and climate change adaptations.
A Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) are offered. Courses include research and community engagement opportunities. In addition to the general geography degree, there are four distinctive areas of emphasis:
Undergraduate students in this major study at the Grand Valley Allendale
Topical areas of study include:
Our alumni have successful careers, such as:
This undergraduate degree can be combined with a master's degree to save you time and money, and get you into the workforce sooner. On average, students save $8,500 in our combined degree programs and take up to four fewer classes than if earning the degrees separately.
You can even build your own combined degree from programs in different disciplines to further personalize your education and meet specific career goals.
Visit the Admissions website for undergraduate requirements.