Geography and Cartography Major

Description: A program that focuses on the systematic study of the spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resources, plant and animal life. Includes instruction in historical and political geography, cultural geography, economic and physical geography, regional science, cartographic methods, remote sensing, spatial analysis, and applications to areas such as land-use planning, development studies, and analyses of specific countries, regions, and resources. Is Geography and Cartography the right major for you?
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Geography and Cartography Major

What Courses Do Geography and Cartography Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Geography and Cartography majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Cartography
  • Computer Programming
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geographical Analysis
  • Mapping
  • Mathematics

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