Geography/Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

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We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.

– T. S. Eliot

Explore our world.

At the dawn of our efforts to understand our human experience, we divided our study into two parts: those things of our world (Geos), and those things not of our world (Cosmos).

Geography is the study of our world, which includes the human experience and our physical environment.

Geographic Information Systems Applications for Every Major

Whatever your major, you can apply this advanced earth technology to learn more, conduct research for your classes, become skilled for a future-oriented career in Geo-Technologies!

*Create And Manage Your Own Project!
*Study What Interests You!
*Learn The Latest Earth Technology!


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What You’ll Study

  • World Geography
  • Physical Geography
  • Spatial Reasoning
  • California Geography
  • Weather and Climate
  • Cultural Geography
  • Field Geography – Physical
  • GIS
  • GIS: Spatial Analysis
  • GIS: Analysis and Modeling
  • GIS: Advanced Internship
  • Current Topics in GIS
  • Economic Geography


Visit our catalog for more information about the degrees and certificates, courses, and program learning outcomes for students majoring in Geography/Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Careers & Salary


  • Geographer
  • Geography Teacher
  • Manager


  • Low: $42k
  • Average: $94k
  • High: $208k+

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Adjunct Faculty

Geography Department

Location: Humanities Building, Room 238
T: (714) 484-7185
Department Chair: Eric Bladh,