Study your minor in Geography at King's
If you've ever stared in wonder at the mighty Rocky Mountains, explored the array of vegetation found in British Columbia, or have simply wanted to know more about the world you live in, King's minor in Geography is a great fit for you. Explore the relationship between humans and the natural environment by choosing a study a Geography minor as part of your degree.
Geography seeks to understand everything from the spatial distributions of cities, industry, religions, and culture to the spatial location and movement of biophysical landscapes and human features on the earth's surface. As a Geography student, you'll ask questions such as "Where is it?" "Why is it there?" "How does it relate to other locations?"
Geography is an exciting interdisciplinary field that spans natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. The program will take you deep into the origins of earth's major systems including geological, hydrological, and global climate systems and investigate the processes that influence characteristics of landforms, vegetation, and soils. As a Geography student, you will be specially interested in how physical phenomena (climate, rivers, coastlines) affect human activities and behaviour and how humans modify the earth’s surface (cities, agriculture, dams).
Geography programs at King's
Available as a minor
- 3-Year Bachelor of Arts
- 4-Year Bachelor of Arts
- 4-Year Bachelor of Commerce
- 4-Year Bachelor of Music
- 4-Year Bachelor of Science
A minor is not available in the B.A. or B.Sc. in Environmental Studies programs or in B.Ed. program