Busy city street in Asia

Are you a Geography major or minor who is:

  • Passionate about a question or topic you want to do true in-depth research on by doing fieldwork and/or collecting/analyzing data others collected?
  • Further interested in learning more about the research and writing process, and which kinds of research make sense for which questions?
  • ​Considering writing an Honors or Senior Thesis and/or thinking about future graduate studies?

This hands-on seminar will introduce you to the craft of research and allow you to explore a question related to a variety of social or natural science subfields. We will give you the tools and guidance for you to explore the issues you find most interesting while giving you time to pursue them. 

This course fulfills the Geography skills requirement and offers crucial preparation for any student interested in graduate school.