Department of Geography & Environmental Studies

Message from the Chair

A welcome from Professor Curt Holder

Professor Name

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (GES) offers four academic tracks: Human and Cultural Dynamics, Physical Systems, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, and Geospatial / GIScience. GES offers minors in Geology and Sustainable Development. Our small class sizes provide a wealth of opportunities for student-faculty interaction. GES faculty provide theoretical as well as applied perspectives. We have excellent, energetic, award-winning faculty, and offer undergraduate (BA) and graduate (MA) degrees. Stop by one of our offices for more information on our programs!

Curt Holder, PhD


Geography Announcements

We are hiring a Geospatial Lab Director and Instructor
1/3 time lab manager, 2/3 time instructor. Application deadline May 12... MORE
Spring 2017 - GES faculty win prestigious awards 
Dr. Cerian Gibbes - Faculty Award for Excellence in Research / LAS Outstanding Teaching Award; Dr. Emily Skop - Faculty Award for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity and Inclusiveness / AAG Distinguished Scholar Award in Ethnic Geography.
GES Alum Welker works to increase downtown growth, vibrancy
Throughout David Welker’s life, he’s been open to different possibilities and... MORE
Colorado Springs hazards map launched
GES sr. instructor Eric Billmeyer created an interactive Colorado Springs and Vicinity Natural Hazards map MORE
GES Course Tutoring
Excel Languages and Social Sciences Center tutoring schedule MORE
Campus historical web map
GES students Marta Blanco Castaño and Glenn Xavier... MORE

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