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Why ODU for a Geography minor?

This geography minor will help you understand the interrelationship of humans and the environment. You can choose from a general geography minor and a geography minor with a specialization in environment and resources.

ODU is the center of geospatial technologies in the Hampton Roads region, and houses the Center for Geospatial & Visualization Computing. Coupled with your degree program, this minor will prepare you for a wide variety of careers that use geography to understand and interpret the world.

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Required Courses

  • 15 credit hours

You will complete GEOG 100S Cultural Geography or GEOG 101S Environmental Geography, plus four more 300/400 level geography courses. Your geography minor can be general or can focus on environment and resources.

A minor can only be earned as part of an undergraduate program. Talk with an ODUOnline enrollment coordinator to determine if you have credits that will transfer. 

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Many classes don't have a scheduled meeting time, so you can fit class into your personal schedule. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$360 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-State Students$407 per credit hour

Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

These tuition rates are effective Fall 2020 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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How to Apply

This minor can only be completed as part of an undergraduate degree from ODU.

Already have college credits?

We offer a free transfer evaluation before you apply, so you'll know how your credits may transfer. Let us know which program you're interested in, and we'll contact you to get the process started.

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