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Geography Department

Undergraduate Program

November 5 – Please note that on November 1st, 2018, the UW Provost’s Office released a proposal to reorganize, consolidate and reduce academic programs in geography at the University of Wyoming. Information about this proposal may be found at: which includes a form to provide comment. As a consequence of this proposal being released, enrollment in all existing Geography Department degree programs, minors and certificates - with the exception of the Geography undergraduate minor – are suspended until further notice. For questions regarding this suspension, please contact geography Department Head Dr. Jeff Hamerlinck at .


The Geography Department offers a BA or BS in the following concentrations:

Human Geography (BA)
Physical Geography (BS)
Geographic Information Science (BS)
Natural Resource Management (BA)
Planning (BS)

Please use the following links the view information regarding our undergraduate program:

The Department of Geography participates in the interdisciplinary Earth System Science (ESS) program, in which students take courses in both Geography and ESS to earn a BS in Earth System Science with concentration in Geography.

Please see for more information. 

Contact Us

Department of Geography

Ross Hall, Room 223

1000 E. University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-3311


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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