Solve Social and Environmental Problems with Spatial Analysis
Learn essential geospatial skills to help explain our world by analyzing patterns to solve problems. Geography integrates concepts from physical and social sciences as well as humanities to address current issues of local, national, and international importance.
Key Benefits of this Degree
- Integrate physical and social sciences with classes in physical/environmental, human, and world regional geographies.
- Acquire in-demand mapping and analytical skills by pursuing a Certificate in Geographic Information Science awarded in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.
- Choose your capstone experience by either pursuing a for-credit internship, a senior research thesis, or a study abroad.
- Network with other students interested in geography by joining the Geography Club.
- Work closely with instructors on geographic projects in two new GISc labs.
What can my career look like with this degree?
Updating Maps for First Responders and County Officials
Working under the the Geographic Information System (GIS) department for Baldwin County Public Administration, Jhalen Reymoreno Billingslea made an interactive web map that contains information on all roads within the county that fall under the jurisdiction of Baldwin County.
Career Paths for Geography Majors
Geographers and GISc Analysts are in demand, and employers in agriculture, forestry, environment and natural resources management, education, health, historical preservation, and urban planning are increasingly relying upon graduates with GISc skills and/or geographic knowledge to meet their needs.