Welcome to the Geography Department
Geography is a broad discipline that integrates many interests and possibilities for study. Geography is about understanding location, recognizing the relationships among places, and interpreting the complexities associated with human/environment interactions. Geographic knowledge can help you better understand historical developments and their influence over contemporary landscapes.
Geography at Samford is about...
Thinking: Students engage with great geographical ideas of the past and present.
Doing: Hands-on, active learning is a centerpiece of our program.
Seeing: Learning to see relationships and patterns in the world is a key element of geography.
Knowing: A thorough knowledge base is complimented with cutting-edge technology.
Going: Geographers are always on the move. Field work and educational travel are a crucial part of our discipline.
Feeling: Caring about the world and its people is what drives geographic inquiry.