Geography Degree at Illinois State University (ISU)
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The geography program at ISU prepares students for a career as an urban planner, community developer, cartographer, GIS specialist, climatologist, transportation manager, environmental manager, or a writer or researcher. The program focuses on the systematic study of the spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resource, plant and animal life. Program courses include: historical and political geography, cultural geography, economic and physical geography, regional science, cartographic methods, remote sensing, spatial analysis, and development studies.
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Students Enrolled in the Geography Program
Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. ISU offers a bachelor's degree program in geography.
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Career Options for GraduatesStudents who have completed the Geography program at ISU, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:
Study the nature and use of areas of the Earth's surface, relating and interpreting interactions of physical and cultural phenomena. Conduct research on physical aspects of a region, including land forms, climates, soils, plants, and animals, and conduct research on the spatial implications of human activities within a given area, including social characteristics, economic activities, and political organization, as well as researching interdependence between regions at scales ranging from local to global.
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According to the BLS, geographers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 35.4% from 2010 to 2020
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in geography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Other schools offering Geography Programs in Illinois
Geography programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.
C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
|University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign|
18 students completed this program
|Olivet Nazarene University|
|Eastern Illinois University|
24 students completed this program
|Western Illinois University|
10 students completed this program
|Northern Illinois University|
57 students completed this program
|College of DuPage|
Glen Ellyn, IL
Rock Island, IL
9 students completed this program
8 students completed this program
|Chicago State University|
9 students completed this program
|Concordia University Chicago|
River Forest, IL