Major in Geography & Geographic Information Science

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Concentrations     

 

Bachelor of Science (BS)  Concentrations   



General Geography

Human Geography


Geographic Information Science (GIS)

Physical Geography

Computer Science + Geography & GIS (CS+GGIS)



 
 

Requirements for a Degree in Geography & GIScience

Earning Departmental Distinction

We also offer a Minor in Geography, and an Undergraduate Certificate in GIS.


Careers in Geography & GIScience:

General Geography

  • Community Developer
  • Market Researcher
  • Policy Researcher

Geographic Information Science

  • Digital Cartographer
  • Geospatial Analyst
  • Transportation Planner

Human Geography

  • Environmental Affairs Specialist
  • Public Health Officer
  • International Development Specialist

Physical Geography

  • Forest Fire Inspector
  • Geotechnical Engineer 
  • Water Quality Scientist

Please contact our undergraduate advisor Dr. Sara McLafferty at ggis-advisor@illinois.edu for more information.