B.A. in Geography, students learn to answer complex questions such as why things are where they are, where they are likely to be in the future, and where they might best be located. These skills are applied at any scale to any issue where space and location play a role. For example, one might determine where to best locate a business or how to predict or manage the trade. One might study neighborhood dynamics in a changing economy or plan for urban growth and change. One might study natural hazards, resource use, and distribution, or climate change.
The B.A. in Geography offers great intellectual breadth by integrating knowledge from many disciplines in the social and natural sciences. At the same time, it focuses sharply on the spatial dimension, leaving geographers best suited to answer complex questions.
The B.A. in Geography prepares you for careers such as:
- City planner
- Environmental impact analyst
- Transportation analyst
- Urban regional planner
- Environmental Studies
- Geographic Information Science
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