Geography (BA)

The BA program in geography teaches students to see the world through the twin lenses of space and place.

Geographers have a unique spatial perspective in understanding the modern world, from global to local. The Bachelor of Arts program in geography emphasizes humanistic and cultural traditions. Students pursuing undergraduate studies in geography typically concentrate knowledge-building in understanding various cultural phenomena or in studying regions such as:

  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Australia and Oceania
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America

Degree Offered

Geography (BA)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of

Tempe, Online

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Career Outlook

Geographers obtain careers in:

  • community development
  • foreign service
  • geodemographic analysis
  • governmental organizations
  • intelligence analysis
  • international trade
  • nongovernmental organizations
  • public sector transportation planning
  • teaching
  • urban and regional planning

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