Department Chair: Paul Laris
Department Office: PH1, Room 210
Telephone: (562) 985-4977 / (562) 985-8432
Faculty: Hyowon Ban, Suzanne Dallman, Lily House-Peters, Christine L. Jocoy, Paul Laris, Christopher T. Lee, Christine M. Rodrigue, Dmitrii Sidorov, Deborah Thien, Suzanne P. Wechsler
Administrative Support Coordinator: Carol Philipp, Beth Moody
Students desiring information should contact the department office for referral to one of the faculty advisors.
Urban Planner • Cartographer • Computer Mapping • Regional, Urban and Environmental Planner • Natural Resources Manager • Environmental Monitor • Transportation Planner • Travel Counselor/Agent • Real Estate Appraiser • Environmental Analyst • Intelligence Analyst • Marketing Analyst • Community Development Specialist • Demographer • Recreation Resource Planner • Industrial Development Specialist • GIS Specialist • Climatologist • Ecologist • Environmental Impact Report Writer • Teacher
Geography focuses on the spatial organization of
human and physical landscapes, the interactions
between human society and the physical environment, as well as on the meanings that people bring to their place in the world.
The Department offers the Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees, Geography Minor, and two certificates. For further information, go to the department or visit http://www.csulb.edu/colleges/cla/departments/geography. For the Master of Arts degree in Geography, candidates are responsible for the general requirements stated in this catalog as well as the specific departmental requirements contained in the Geography Master of Arts Handbook.