BA in Geography

General

Program Description

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.

Program Benefits

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.

Career Opportunities 

The B.A. in Geography prepares you for careers such as:

  • City planner
  • Environmental impact analyst
  • Surveyor
  • Transportation analyst
  • Urban regional planner

Minors

  • Environmental Studies
  • Geography
  • Geographic Information Science
Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

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