Geography & Planning

Bachelor of Arts in Geography

The BA in Geography prepares students for a variety of career choices in planning, environmental work, population and site analysis, and for entry into many government agencies such as EPA, Census Bureau, CIA, and Forestry Service, as well as private sector jobs. Students who elect to go on for graduate degrees are usually accepted, often with full financial support, and complete those programs successfully.

The degree program has several tracks and options, but minimally involves 7 geography classes, 5 additional social science courses (which can be geography), and 15 hours of cognate courses as well as university requirements. Presently, the five tracks include:

The advising process gives students careful individual attention so that their interests are met, and they may graduate in a timely manner. Students who enter the program as first year students can graduate in four years with no difficulty.