Chair’s Message

piotr jankowskiWelcome to fall semester 2019! The SDSU community and the Geography department are committed to graduating global citizens, compassionate leaders and ethical innovators who will impact the future of San Diego and the world. As the chair of the Department of Geography, I welcome you to our thriving department!

Our mission is to tackle the pressing environmental and social challenges with global perspectives, local consideration, and cutting-edge technology. Situated in a dynamic regional setting –binational, urban, global, and environmentally diverse, San Diego is an ideal place for studying Geography and applying concepts learned in the classroom.

The Department of Geography offers a wide-range of undergraduate study opportunities that lead to exciting careers. You can choose a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree, with different emphases to fit your interests and goals:

Geographers are at the forefront of developing solutions to problems at various scales ranging from local to global. They are sought after by employers for their abilities to critically evaluate social and natural systems, make connections between human activities and environmental processes, and analyze big data sets. It is an exciting time to be a geographer.

All the best from SDSU Geography,

Piotr Jankowski, Department Chair