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.

Publications for departmental faculty associated with the Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence can be found here


Browse the Department of Geography Collections:

Geography Faculty Books

Geography Faculty Publications

Geography Newsletter

Geography Theses

Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence (GSCE)