Department Overview

Why choose Geography at WSU?

  • Emphases allow you to create a degree that applies most to your interests.

  • Course options and the interdisciplinary nature of Geography increase your marketability in a wide variety of career fields (e.g., state and federal agencies, business, planning, and economics).

  • Students gain hands-on experience with related field trips, GIS equipment, computer cartography lab, aerial photography lab, and map library.

  • Listed by Journal of Geography as one of the top ten undergraduate geography programs in the country.

What degrees/certificates are available?

Bachelor of Science or Arts (BS or BA) Geography

Bachelor of Science or Arts (BS or BA) Geography with Environmental Emphasis

Bachelor of Science or Arts (BS or BA) Geography with Planning Emphasis

Bachelor of Science or Arts (BS or BA) Geography with Asian Studies Emphasis

Bachelor of Science or Arts (BS or BA) Geography with Ethnic Studies Emphasis

Bachelor of Science or Arts (BS or BA) Geography with European Studies Emphasis

Bachelor of Science or Arts (BS or BA) Geography with Latin American Studies Emphasis

Bachelor of Science or Arts (BS or BA) Geography with Ethnic Studies Emphasis

Bachelor of Science or Arts (BS or BA) Geography with Planning Emphasis

Bachelor of Science or Arts (BS or BA) Geography with Technical Emphasis

Bachelor of Science or Arts (BS or BA) Geography Teaching Emphasis

Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) Geography Emphasis

Minor: Geography

Minor: Geography Teaching


What are the employment opportunities?

A geography degree will give you a wide range of career opportunities in cartography, research, land use planning, geotechnologies, census analysis, environmental consulting, forestry, hydrology, climatology and teaching.

For more information, go to Career Services or The Association of American Geographers.


 

 

 

   

What will I learn in the program?

Geography is the study of maps and the human and natural spatial patterns that form on the earth's surface. These patterns represent unique characteristics that are part of nature or part of human culture. 

Our program explores both the physical and human dynamic of the earth and how they interrelate. You will gain an interdisciplinary education that will prepare you to enter occupations that require knowlege from the natural and social sciences broad realms of expertise. 

Where can I find out more about the programs?

College Social and Behavioral Sciences
Weber State University
1210 University Circle
OgdenUT 84408-1210


Department Contact

Debbie Lacey, SS314   
debbielacey@weber.edu

Bryan Dorsey, SS 316
bdorsey@weber.edu

Department Phone
801-626-6207

Is there an application deadline?

Although there is no application deadline, we encourage you to apply early and register for classes. Contact the Geography Department for specific information or to schedule an advising appointment.

 

 


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