Department of Geography

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Department of Geography

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1970: Geography courses taught as part of Arts Division. 1973: "Applied Gergraphy, first Ryerson degree program not evolved from an existing diploma or certificate program....proposal prepared by the Geography section of the Social Sciences Dept."--Ryersonian Feb. 3, 1973 1976: Reorganized Arts Division, Terry Grier Chair Geography 2003: Applied Geography changed name to Geographic Analysis and the unit offering the program changed from the School of Applied Geography to the Department of Geography. The name change was made to better reflect the nature of the program, and changing from a School to a Department is in keeping with the custom of other universitites. [Alumni magazine, Spring 2003]


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