College of Arts & Sciences

Geospatial Information Systems - Bachelor of Science


Overview:   
Geography, the study of people and place, offers many rewarding career and travel opportunities through the departmental emphases in 1) cultural and historical geography, 2) resource management and development, 3) and urban and transportation geography. Specific skills include training in computer cartographic, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis techniques. Degrees are offered in Geography or Geospatial Information Science. Students pursuing a degree can choose to specialize in one of four degree tracks in: Outdoor Recreation and Management; People, Place, Society; Global Studies; or Environmental Change and Sustainability. Each degree offers training in specific skills in computer cartographic, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis techniques. To learn more, click this link to the Department of Geography web site.

 Career Opportunities

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 Four Year Plan

To help you meet the goal of graduating in four years, our Finish in Four plan shows you a typical sequence of courses to complete your degree.

 Degree Sheet

BS in Geospatial Information Science

 Earn a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems

Find out more about the Geographic Information Systems certificate by reviewing the program's website.

  Fact Sheet

The Fact Sheet will highlight some important information about the Geography Department.

 Meet our Faculty

One of our greatest assets is our faculty who are nationally recognized and widely published.  If you would like to know a little bit about each, visit our Faculty Bio Page. 

Contact Information:
Geography Department              337 Murray
Phone:                                           405.744.6250

Map:
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