We live in an Information Age and much of the exploding volume of information is distinctly geographical. Managing that information and harnessing it to make better decisions have become urgent priorities across much of the economy, creating abundant, good-paying jobs for well qualified geography majors. Our graduates have found jobs in with local governments and tribal agencies, real estate developers, and consultancies. See a list of job titles and employers for our graduates here. There is more information about geography careers available from the Association of American Geographers here. Open the link and look under “Geographic Technology” for ideas.
If you are interested in a career in GIS and/or remote sensing, we suggest you choose the following advanced courses.
Read an update of recent activities in the Department of Geography. Letter from the Chair, Dr John BGeographer Honored For A Lifetime Of Achievement
Emeritus faculty member George Macinko was honored as the College of the Sciences Faculty/Staff of tGeographer Speaks To Rotary Clubs About ISIS
On February 5, 2015, Elaine Glenn spoke about the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) to a Rotary