Combined Majors

Combine your study of geography with another discipline to broaden your
perspective and discover how geography impacts the social sciences and humanities.

We offer five options for combined degrees that allow you to understand the links between geography and the social sciences and humanities.

Combined Major in Geography and Sociology-anthropology (sociology concentration)

Gain the skills and critical insights to understand pressing global issues and their impact on societies worldwide. View the Combined Major in Geography and Sociology-Anthropology (Sociology Concentration) Checklist (PDF). View the degree requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Combined Major in Geography and Sociology-Anthropology (Anthropology Concentration)

Explore relationships between humans and the physical world. Learn how the physical world influences the development of culture and how humans impact the environment. View the Combined Major in Geography and Sociology-Anthropology (Anthropology Concentration) Checklist (PDF). View the degree requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Combined Major in Geography and Political Science

Discover the inter-relationships between man and the environment and the study of the state. Learn how the physical world influences the development of governments. View the Combined Major in Geography and Political Science checklist (PDF). View the degree requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Combined Major in Geography and Economics

Focus on the different ways in which space, the environment and economics interact in our society. Prepare for a career in economics or a position in housing and community development, real estate, local and state government, local economic development or local planning. View the Combined Major in Geography and Economics Checklist (PDF). View the degree requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Combined Major in Geography and History

Explore the human experience from the perspective of time and from the perspective of space. This combined major will enhance your analytical and writing skills while preparing you for further education or employment. View the Combined Major in Geography and History Checklist (PDF). View the degree requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.

student opportunities

Scholarships for Majors

Students are encouraged to apply for scholarships offered exclusively for geography majors.

GTU Honor Society

A chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU), the international honor society in geography, is sponsored by the department. Hear guest lecturers speak at GTU meetings and apply for a GTU-sponsored scholarship.

Geography Club

The Towson University Geography Society, better known as the Geography Club, provides opportunities to meet your peers in the department and engage in geography-related discussions and projects on campus.