Explore geographic information systems with the UW-Platteville Department of Geography and learn more about the technology that connects our physical world. You’ll examine current trends in geospatial technology, computerized mapping, digital image processing, and spatial analysis. Coursework in remote sensing, advanced computer programming for geographic information systems, physical geography, and more will prepare you for careers such as environmental consultation, mapping technology, surveying, geology, biology, criminal justice and social sciences, and business.

Your degree will also include early opportunities for internships and field-based learning give you the real-life skills employers want. You can complement this through a wide variety of student organizations that help you build your resume, explore your interests, and make friends along the way.