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Geography and Environmental Studies (GES)

Welcome to Geography and Environmental Studies!

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is one of the largest in the nation. During the last forty years, its faculty and students have compiled an enviable record of academic achievement and public service. Because of the size and quality of its faculty, the department can offer prospective students an unusually large array of intellectual opportunities that far exceed those offered by most other institutions.

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies offers four degree options and two minor options:



We would like to congratulate this year's graduating Class of 2023!

Your academic journey may be over for now as you decide your next steps but take this time to look back at all you have built and how far you have come. Whether you started your journey with us or just decided to let us guide you to the end, we are happy to have been there and look forward to all that you will accomplish in the future!

We would also like to congratulate our 23/24 Scholarship Winners! Go over to our Scholarship Tab as we recognize our outstanding students! 

WE ARE HIRING!!! We are looking to hire two Teaching Associates for Fall 2023. For more information, please review the position details to teach GEOG 102 and GEOG 105. If you would like to apply, please complete our application form.