A minor in geography from Wichita State will give you knowledge in the physical, political, economic, historical and cultural geography of the world's regions. The minor is a valuable asset for many majors and careers—at home and abroad—from the foreign service and international business to the military and journalism.

Learn how geography is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To take courses in the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.


To complete this 15-credit-hour minor, you'll select six credit hours of basic geography courses, plus nine additional hours of upper-division courses.

Courses offered include:

  • Principles of Human Geography
  • Introduction to World Geography
  • Meteorology 
  • World Geography 
  • Geography of Latin America
  • Geography of Europe
  • Special Studies in Geography 


Thanks to WSU's extensive network of employer connections, students in every major have opportunities to gain real-world experience—helping them build a resume, make professional connections and land their dream jobs.

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