Geography Major

Geography Degree Requirements

The Department of Geography offers a major program with three options in geography leading to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree, minor programs in general geography and geographic information science, a certificate in geographic information systems, coursework applicable to general education components in all programs, and coursework contributory to other curricula, including the programs for the preparation of elementary and secondary teachers offered through the College of Education and Human Sciences.

The General Geography degree is designed to serve students interested in careers in government, business, and industry as geographers and cartographers or in teaching geography or social studies in the elementary, middle, junior or high school. This program prepares students for graduate studies within geography and education.

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Careers With a Degree in Geography