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ECONOMICS & GEOSCIENCES

Comprises three academic majors, including Economics, Geospatial Science and Meteorology.

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The Department of Economics and Geosciences at the United States Air Force Academy is responsible for three academic majors, including Economics, Geospatial Science and Meteorology.

The department also teaches courses for two related programs – Foreign Area Studies and Operations Research. Each program of study is supported by some of the nation’s best faculty in their respective fields.

Our department strives to create an intellectually stimulating environment through learning-focused courses and faculty-student mentoring.

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Majors and Minors


Economics

Geospatial Science

Meteorology

Co-Administered Majors

Foreign Area Studies – Geospatial Depth

Operations Research

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February 24, 2017

Awards ceremony recognizes revolutionary research of cadets, faculty

By John Van Winkle, U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs. Analyzing Nigerian refugee camps to create long-term sustainable solutions, and timely famine response while working in Silicon Valley, was one of three projects earning Cadet 1st Class Saylor Gilbert the top cadet summer research program award, Jan. 26. Gilbert’s work was among cadet and faculty research projects recognized Jan. 26 at the 21st Annual Air Force Academy Research Awards ceremony. Cadets competed for the Thomas. D. Moore Award for outstanding cadet summer research, with four finalists from each academic division of engineering: basic sciences, humanities and social sciences. Gilbert, an...

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