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54 Bachelor Programs in Geographic Sciences

A bachelor’s degree is a three- or four-year program that follows the completion of secondary school. It allows a student to pursue education in a special area of interest and gain marketable skills. Therefore, it increases the opportunities for good-paying jobs. It can also be a stepping-stone to a master’s degree. What is a Bachelor in Geographic Sciences? Geography is the study of t… Read more

A bachelor’s degree is a three- or four-year program that follows the completion of secondary school. It allows a student to pursue education in a special area of interest and gain marketable skills. Therefore, it increases the opportunities for good-paying jobs. It can also be a stepping-stone to a master’s degree.

What is a Bachelor in Geographic Sciences? Geography is the study of the earth, including the people who live upon it, the environment, and the natural features such a landforms and climate. A student of geographic sciences might take courses in cartography, statistics, world regions, and earth environments. Classes may have additional science labs that provide hands-on experience. Most institutions require a senior capstone project that reflects research the student has performed.

Students earning a Bachelor in Geographic Sciences frequently gain skills in map reading, data processing, and organization. All of these skills are beneficial for efficient management of everyday life.

Each institution offering a Bachelor in Geographic Sciences will have its own tuition and fees. The costs will vary depending upon the location of the school, the number of credits required, part-time or full-time enrollment, and other factors. Students should carefully assess the expenses before registering.

Successful graduates of a Bachelor in Geographic Sciences program can find work in the public or private sector. Possible careers include cartographer, geographer, growth planner, wildlife manager, park ranger, or teacher. Geographers can become development agents for municipalities. There are also university and college positions as a professor or researcher. Many military institutions hire geographers, either as soldiers or civilians.

There are opportunities both locally and abroad to earn a Bachelor in Geographic Sciences. Online programs are great for students who need a more flexible schedule. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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West Virginia University
Morgantown , USA

Geologists look back millions of years in the past, conduct experiments in the present and predict what the earth’s future might be. An interdisciplinary science drawing on ph ... +

Geologists look back millions of years in the past, conduct experiments in the present and predict what the earth’s future might be. An interdisciplinary science drawing on physics, chemistry, biology and more, Geology trains you to study the natural resources that shape our lives today. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
University of Utah
Salt Lake City , USA

The Department of Geology and Geophysics offers Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degree programs that are designed for students who wish to pursue professional careers in the Earth ... +

The Department of Geology and Geophysics offers Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degree programs that are designed for students who wish to pursue professional careers in the Earth sciences or in other areas of science, engineering, or teaching. Program graduates will have the ability to apply basic principles of mathematics, chemistry, biology, and physics to geologic issues. This comprehensive preparation in all the physical sciences ensures graduates from the program will be competitive when applying for admission to graduate schools and/or quality jobs in the professional arena. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg , USA

As a University of Mary Washington geography major, you’ll take classes in cultural, political, economic, and physical aspects of places around the globe. You’ll learn how hum ... +

As a University of Mary Washington geography major, you’ll take classes in cultural, political, economic, and physical aspects of places around the globe. You’ll learn how humans interact with their environments, both human-made and natural, and you’ll have opportunities to broaden your life experience by studying abroad. Thanks to UMW’s strong liberal arts program and interdisciplinary approach, you’ll gain communication and technical skills that will enhance your career — and your whole life. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Social Sciences
Hong Kong

his is a five-year full-time Double Degree programme, providing students with knowledge and skills in the academic discipline of Education and Geography/History/Sociology. Gra ... +

his is a five-year full-time Double Degree programme, providing students with knowledge and skills in the academic discipline of Education and Geography/History/Sociology. Graduates will receive a recognised teaching qualification. In addition to two academic disciplines, students will also be exposed to the knowledge and skills of many other fields through the General Education and Electives components of the programmes. Most courses on-campus are taught by a combination of lecture-discussion and seminars. Some courses will be held in late afternoon and Saturday morning. Blended learning is also commonly used. For Field Practice in schools, students will be supervised on-site by school mentors and assessed by supervisors from the Department of Education Studies. Students will also be observed by peers. During the 5th year of study, students complete their Honours Projects under the guidance of the Department of Geography/History/Sociology. -
Bachelor BA
Full-time
5 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff , USA

This degree attracts students who are curious about geologic hazards, the evolution of the Earth, and what lies beneath the landscape. The program incorporates field-work, lab ... +

This degree attracts students who are curious about geologic hazards, the evolution of the Earth, and what lies beneath the landscape. The program incorporates field-work, laboratory experience, and specialized computer programs that help unveil the secrets of the Earth’s infrastructure. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
12 Aug 2020
Campus
 
United Arab Emirates University - Undergraduate Programs
Al Ain , United Arab Emirates

The foci of the Geography Department's research activities include, but are not exclusive to the geography of UAE and the Arab world, urbanization and transportation, populati ... +

The foci of the Geography Department's research activities include, but are not exclusive to the geography of UAE and the Arab world, urbanization and transportation, population growth, globalization, global climate change, resource management, water resources, agricultural and manufacturing activities, the geography of crime and health services, spatial and analytical techniques necessary to understand them and using the new tools of geography, Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
23 Aug 2020
Campus
 
University of the South Pacific USP
Suva , Fiji

This discipline, offered by the School of Geography, Earth Science & Environment, introduces students to the study of the Earth’s biophysical environment, the wide field o ... +

This discipline, offered by the School of Geography, Earth Science & Environment, introduces students to the study of the Earth’s biophysical environment, the wide field of human geography, as well as other courses that teach Geography with emphasis on the Pacific Islands such as the nature and distribution of the world’s plant and animal resources in the Pacific. -
BSc
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
UniLaSalle
Beauvais , France

The diploma of Professional Superior Technician in Geology of UniLaSalle prepares the entry in the industry of technicians and agents of control recognized and appreciated by ... +

The diploma of Professional Superior Technician in Geology of UniLaSalle prepares the entry in the industry of technicians and agents of control recognized and appreciated by the professional world in the field of Sciences of the Earth and the Environment. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
French
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Universidad de Huelva
Huelva , Spain

The teachings leading to the obtaining of the official degree of Geology Degree must qualify for the exercise of the profession of geologist in all those professional activiti ... +

The teachings leading to the obtaining of the official degree of Geology Degree must qualify for the exercise of the profession of geologist in all those professional activities that are related to Earth Sciences. -
Bachelor
Full-time
5 years
Spanish
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Kazakh British Technical University (KBTU)
Almaty , Kazakhstan

The goal of the program is the preparation of highly qualified, competitive specialists in the field of survey and exploration of minerals for mining and oil and gas companies ... +

The goal of the program is the preparation of highly qualified, competitive specialists in the field of survey and exploration of minerals for mining and oil and gas companies engaged in mineral use at all stages of exploration and mining production research and design institutions, universities and state departments on rational use and protection of mineral resources that meet the requirements of today's market and international standards. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Pécs
Pécs , Hungary

The program provides a general bachelor level education in geography. It includes introductory modules to Nature and social sciences, to Geology and to Geography. The core of ... +

The program provides a general bachelor level education in geography. It includes introductory modules to Nature and social sciences, to Geology and to Geography. The core of the program is based on the fundamental issues of including topics in Physical, Human and Regional geography. -
BSc
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Czech University Of Life Sciences Faculty of Environmental Sciences
Prague , Czech Republic

The study programme provides a complex education in the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) and the use of these techniques for environmental ... +

The study programme provides a complex education in the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) and the use of these techniques for environmental protection and management, with a special focus on the current topics of water and drought in the landscape and protection of biodiversity under the condition of a global climate change. -
Bachelor
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago , USA

Survey the lay of the land. Geography is a practical discipline that studies the distribution and movement of people, things, and ideas across Earth.

Survey the lay of the land. Geography is a practical discipline that studies the distribution and movement of people, things, and ideas across Earth. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln , United Kingdom

The BSc (Hons) Geography Degree at Lincoln explores scientific perspectives on issues of environmental change and sustainability from local to global scales. It encourages stu ... +

The BSc (Hons) Geography Degree at Lincoln explores scientific perspectives on issues of environmental change and sustainability from local to global scales. It encourages students to develop the analytical, critical and collaborative skills needed to work across broad interdisciplinary issues. -
BSc
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
Florence , USA

Geographic Information Science is designed to serve students who wish to prepare for careers in the more technical aspects of applied geography, including the fields of geogra ... +

Geographic Information Science is designed to serve students who wish to prepare for careers in the more technical aspects of applied geography, including the fields of geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, computer cartography, city and/or regional planning, economic geography, resource utilization, and land use analysis. The option in Geographic Information Science also provides preparation for graduate study in geography leading to careers in applied geography or for research and teaching at the collegiate level. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 

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