The B.S. in Geography is an integrated, interdisciplinary global studies degree in which students can choose an area of focus through specific electives. The value of spatial awareness and analysis are critical skills for today’s world.
This 57 credit major is an excellent stepping stone to careers in business, governmental, and such non-governmental organizations civil or relief organizations throughout the world. The B.S. is also an excellent complement to other studies as a double major. Planning for a double major is easy but requires visiting with your advisors early on. If students select a double major path, they should have an advisor in both areas to help guide their scheduling.
Earth Science Emphasis
Students in the program learn specific geographic techniques and their application on regional, national, and global levels.
GIS benefits organizations of all sizes and in just about every industry. The professional world has embraced the power of mapping, benefiting from its use of GIS to visualize, analyze, synthesize, and interpret the vast amount of data available.