Geography (IRE)

Geo-sciences are studies of where things are located on the surface of the earth and why they are located there, how places differ from one another, and how people interact with the environment.

For more information about this major, please visit the following links from the FAU University Catalog

Related Major Skills

Communicate across cultures
Computer modeling
Conduct field studies
Develops project designs
Examine data
Gather and organize data
Identify value systems
Interview skills
Maintain records
Observe human interactions
Plan long-term projects
Present position
Recognize similarities
Summarize results
Surveying and sampling
Understand societies
Utilize statistical applications
Write clearly
Write grant proposals

Sample Work Settings

Department of Commerce
Department of Defense
Department of Energy
Department of Health & Human Services
Department of Housing & Urban Development
Department of Interior
Department of State
Department of Transportation
Aerial Survey Firms
Architectural Firms
Department of Agriculture
Engineering Firms
Environmental Consulting Firms
Environmental Protection Agency Federal, State & Local Government
Insurance Companies Land Developers Mapping Agencies
Marketing/Distribution Companies
National Aeronautics & Space
Administration Planning Agencies
Real Estate & Development Corporations
Resource Management Agencies
School Boards
Textbook & Map Publishers
Travel Agencies Universities

 Last Modified 7/11/18