In this online program, you will gain a broad base of knowledge in geography and an understanding of human-environment interrelationships.
Old Dominion University is a national leader in studying the impact of sea level rise due to climate change. We are a partner in the Commonwealth Center for Recurrent Flooding Resiliency, which investigates flooding data, examines the effects of recurrent flooding, and develops best practices for resiliency on local and national levels.
ODU is also the center of geospatial technologies in the Hampton Roads region, and houses the Center for Geospatial & Visualization Computing.
In our online geography major, you will have the opportunity to choose one of three concentration areas:
- Urban planning and emergency/hazards management
- Environment and resources
- Geographic information systems (GIS) (Bachelor of Science only)
In addition to developing subject-area expertise, your courses will help you build critical analytic and communication skills.
When you graduate, you will earn a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts with a major in Geography.