The Geography concentration follows a more traditional curriculum in the discipline, training students to think spatially thus offering a set of unique skill sets to a variety of vocations. Among the requirements of this option is a field course, whereby students gain experiences of what it truly means to be a geographer. For both concentrations, students select a minor complementing the major.
geographical information systems officer
The Geotechniques concentration focuses upon the analytical, theoretical, and technical skills necessary for employment as a cartographer, GIS analyst, and related professions. It focuses upon four major areas of geotechniques: cartography, remote sensing, geographic information systems, and global positioning systems. Geography courses are also required, enabling students to apply geotechniques to a variety of real-world situations.