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Geography

Mapping Out a Rewarding Future

Mapping Out a Rewarding Future

Studying Geography at Bridgewater State University is not about knowing the capital of Namibia (it’s Windhoek, by the way) but rather about how humans intersect with the natural world. Geography majors learn a broad range of skills and knowledge that is highly applicable in numerous exciting career opportunities, such as an educator, mapmaker, planner, environmental analyst, librarian, preservationist, guide and more.

The Department of Geography offers both a BS and a BA degree, with a curriculum that encompasses the environment, geographic information sciences, urban studies and planning, geographic education and international development – including how different parts of the world use natural resources such as water and land, and the complex systems governing their use.

Department News

Department News

Dr. James Hayes-Bohanan teaches a class from him home.
The Connection Remains
Faculty find ways to keep personal touch part of online courses
Brockton, In the Classroom, Honors Program
Students visit Brockton City Hall
City Champions
Geography students study Brockton’s government, diversity and more
Dr. Robert Amey points out features on a Raisz map.
Maps by a Master

Three works by renowned cartographer on display