Interim Department Head and Associate Professor of Geography: Dr. Bob Watrel
he Department of Geography at South Dakota State University offers Bachelor’s of Science programs in Geography and Geographic Information Sciences (GISc) and a Master’s of Science degree in Geography. Additionally, minors are available in Geography and GISc plus a certificate in GISc. A diverse faculty focuses on topical specialties that include environment, geomorphology, soils, land use, hazards, energy use, cultural issues, historical, and political geography. Regional specialties are North America and Europe.