Explore human interactions with the environment through our geography program, with a special focus on physical and environmental processes as well as geospatial technologies.
Geography is an ideal major for students who embrace interdisciplinary learning and want to explore environmental science, social science and technology skills without being limited to just one area.
Gain valuable work experience by becoming an intern with a local business, nonprofit or government agency.
Classes and Faculty
Receive mentorship from our award-winning, approachable faculty in smaller classes.
Enroll in a variety of courses covering physical science, social science, technology and more.
Conduct research in several labs across campus, such as the Center for GI Science and Geospatial Big Data.
What You’ll Study
Some of the most popular courses for this degree include Environment and Society, Hurricanes and Tropical Climatology, Air Pollution Climatology, Cartography and Coastal Zone Management. In addition, all geography majors complete their studies with a capstone seminar that involves project-based learning in the community.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Understanding cultural variation and adapting behaviors and communication styles accordingly
Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Planning, prioritizing and managing tasks and resources to achieve specific objectives
Creating professional written content for inclusion in scholarly journal articles, books and reports
Preparing and delivering effective and engaging presentations to inform, persuade or inspire
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Natural Resource Manager
- Emergency Manager
- Geospatial Intelligence Agent
- GIS Analyst
- Nonprofits and NGOs
- National Park Service