Topics of Study
In this program, you will learn about the interrelationship of people, natural resources, and plant and animal life. You will study how individuals are affected by and adapt to changes in their environment; identify existence of natural resources and impact on cultural and economic growth; and examine how people are distributed across the earth and how population movements define historical, economic, and cultural development. You will study mapmaking, cartographic methods, remote sensing, and applications to industrial and other mapping problems.
- A bachelor's degree will prepare for many positions in urban and regional planning, business, finance, government, public health, transportation, communications, and real estate.
- A graduate degree is necessary for research or college teaching.
- Graduates with a degree in geography and cartography may find opportunities in surveying, anthropology, archaeology, and the military.