Learn about interactions between society, environment, and technology in the classroom and out in the field, using advanced geospatial methods and data! We offer the following three degree options:
Bachelor of Science (BS) Concentrations
- Geographic Information Science (GIS)
Use cutting-edge geospatial technologies and data to examine environmental and social issues; support business decisions; protect the environment; and manage the massive amounts of spatial data generated from mobile devices and sensor networks. The GIS concentration provides in-depth practical and field training, preparing students for geospatial careers- one of the fastest-growing domestic job sectors.
- Physical Geography
Bachelor of Arts (BA) Concentrations
- General Geography
Integrate social science, physical science, and technology to study how humans use the Earth’s surface. This concentration allows you to sample courses from different sub-fields of geography without having to choose one specialty of the discipline. Upon completion, you are prepared for diverse employment opportunities, or further studies in a geography graduate program.
- Human Geography
Explore the social science aspect of modern geography. The curriculum includes the systematic study of human social organization and its environmental consequences. Employment opportunities for human geographers include urban and regional planning, transportation, marketing, real estate, tourism, and international business.
Students in CS + Geography & Geographic Information Science will not only develop advanced programming skills to deal with geospatial data, but also create new methods and tools to analyze that data.