Shydee Johnson is a history student minoring in geography at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

“The Department of History, Geography, and Philosophy has taught me scholarly independence, critical thinking, and problem solving.”

Meet history major Shydee Johnson

You should minor in geography if:

  • You want to understand how geography plays a role in history and current events.
  • You are a critical thinker with strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • You like to find the links between quantitative and qualitative data.

With a geography minor, you’ll study the world’s man-made and natural boundaries and how humans interact with them. Answer questions about population distribution, land use and development, and resource consumption. Play with data to discover insights into a range of issues like economics, environmental factors, health, and politics. 

Geography at UL Lafayette

What's Geography Like?

  • Research & reading
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Group work & collaboration
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Writing
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Presenting
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Lab & studio work
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Theory
    Rated 2 out of 3

Life in the Geography Minor