The Department offers both a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science in Geography. We also offer concentrations in Geographic Information Systems and Travel & Tourism, and a minor in geography. The geography program at UNO prepares students for careers in urban and environmental planning, geographic information systems, cartography, remote sensing, and other areas of geographic research.

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Arts in geography

Bachelor of Science in geography

Minors Offered

Geography minor

Other Information

All coursework taken for the geography major or minor must be completed with a grade of “C-” or better.


Geography may also be studied through the College of Public Affairs and Community Service in the Division of Continuing Studies.  Students interested in this degree program must meet with an adviser in the Division of Continuing Studies.  The major consists of a minimum of 30 credit hours in geography, details of which are at



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     Student Groups

University of Nebraska-Omaha Geoscience Society (UNOGS)