Mission Statement

The primary purpose of the UWSP Department of Geography and Geology is to extend understanding of geography and geology, especially through (a) providing a quality baccalaureate degree program in geography and geoscience and minor programs in earth science, geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial analysis, geography and geology, (b) superior teaching of these subjects in contribution to other programs and as components in the University's base of liberal studies, (c) scholarly activity in these fields, and (d) public service.