The undergraduate and graduate programs in geography at San Jose State focus on the analysis of geographical processes and problems. Undergraduate majors complete a set of core courses that provide a common foundation in geographic analysis. The remainder of the student's program is flexible, but we strongly encourage students to select courses in one or more of the following alternatives: Geographic Information Science, Urban Analysis, International Analysis.
The M.A. Program in Geography focuses on Geographic Information Science. Students specialize in geographic information systems development (including design of databases, algorithms, and application software), cartographic visualization (including design of dynamic and interactive mapping systems, especially integrated with GIS), or applications of geographic information technology to geographic analysis and geographic education.
Source: Department Website July 2010