You can't get away from it
Geography is everywhere. It encompasses history, geography, and science to equip students with the knowledge and understanding of the physical, cultural, political, economical realities of today’s world. Geography can teach how people, places, and environments are all connected.
Degrees & Majors
Integrate history and environmental science courses with a core set of geography courses to create a perfect major for someone who is fascinated by our earth. It requires 46 credit hours.
A geography minor is a popular addition to a number of majors. It can focus more towards history or environmental science and requires 16 credit hours.
Why Study Geography at Taylor?
Taylor is one of the very few Christian colleges that offers a geography major, making it extremely unique. To be good stewards of our earth, we need to know cultural and historical backgrounds, as well as, knowing how to take care of our environment.
What type of student would ideally suit Taylor’s Geography Department?
If you are interested in growing spiritually, while learning about our world through culture, history or science, you would make an ideal geography student.
Will I have the opportunity to study abroad while in the program?
Because of geography’s unique course requirements, there are numerous opportunities to study away from Taylor through the environmental science and history courses that are required for a geography major.
Graduate & Careers
Because geography is so interdisciplinary, there are numerous career options for students seeking to graduate with a degree in geography. These include:
- Emergency Management
- Economic Advisor
- International Trade Specialist
- Transportation Manager
- Agricultural Researcher
- Park Ranger
- US Geological Surveyor
- Community Developer
- Peace Corps
- Natural Disaster Expert
- Travel Agent
- Tour Guide
Attending graduate school is also a great way to enrich your learning and improve your skills through your geography degree from Taylor.