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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 exceeds those offered by most other institutions.

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


Welcome Freshmen, Transfer and Returning students!

We look forward to seeing you on campus and online as you begin this academic year with the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at CSUN.

Our office is located in Sierra Hall 150 and is open from 8am to 5pm should you have any questions or want to learn more about our department and major. 

WE ARE HIRING!!! We are urgently looking to hire a couple of ISAs for some of our regional geography classes. If you are interested, please email us for more details.