Geography at Brigham Young University focuses on our interdependent world: the spatial relationships between the physical landscape, diverse societies, and current events. The Geography major at Brigham Young University nourishes a sense of curiosity about the world around us, a desire to serve our local and global communities, and the skills necesary to solve significant problems that are inherently spatial. Hundreds of students major in geography to prepare for a professional career or graduate study, or just because of an inherent interest in exploring and understanding the world around them.
We emphasize both technical and critical thinking skills, including geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing, statistics, data collection, interpretation, and communication using the written and spoken word, and visual data display: maps, charts, and graphs.
Source: Department Website July 2010