With minors, bachelor's degrees, certificates and master's degrees available, the CU Denver Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences has a broad range of course offerings designed to appeal to a diverse group of students. If you've ever wondered how people, places and resources influence one another, we hope you'll discover more using the links below.

Bachelor of Arts​

Specialization options are available: General Geography, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, and Urban Studies and Sustainability, and Environmental Science Education.


Four options that expose stud​ents to the breadth of environmental issues while allowing for deeper explorations that students choose for themselves.

Master of Arts and Master of Science ​

We have two graduate programs in the department! A Master of Arts in Applied Geography & Geospatial Sciences and a Master of Science in Environmental Sciences.


Bolster your expertise and marketability with a certificate. We offer certificates in Geographic Information Systems, Sustainable Urban Agriculture, and Environmental Science Education.