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.
Dr. Joseph Stoltman and Dr. Gillian Stoltman have given the university $100,000 to establish a new eBachelor Of Science In Geography Approved
On January 8, the CWU Faculty Senate unanimously approved the creation of a new Bachelor of ScienceCentral Washington Historical Aerial Photograph Project
The Geography Department's digital collection of historical aerial photographs is available online.