Major Spotlight: Geography

Located in the College of Earth, Ocean & Environment, the Department of Geography offers a B.A. that requires students to complete 34 credits in specified coursework such as Physical Geography and Geographic Information Systems, as well as University skills and College breadth requirements.The employment outlook for most environmentally-oriented careers is strong. For example, cartography – more commonly known as map making — is a niche profession that is experiencing high demand. According to the BLS employment for cartographers is expected to jump 29 percent from 2014 to 2024. The annual median salary in this occupation is $62,000.