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Geography + Anthropology

Producing legends since 1916

Take your place alongside successful department of Geography and Anthropology students and alumni. Our well-rounded curriculum produces graduates who have exceptional critical thinking, technical and communication skills. Experienced faculty and staff have high expectations and go the extra mile to provide you great learning opportunities. Interesting faculty-student research and dedicated office hours are just a few of the ways they put their students first.

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Beyond this you’ll find field experiences in more than a dozen classes, numerous internship opportunities and cutting-edge equipment that build hands-on skills to prepare you for a variety of careers. Be fully prepared to make your mark on the map with a degree from the department of Geography and Anthropology.

Geography Field Seminar in Hawaii

What can I do with a degree in geography?

The sky is the limit! The wide variety of courses, research and skills taught prepare you to be anything from a cartographer for National Geographic to a family case manager for refugees from Burma. Find out where your degree will take you!

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Relationships between people and places

Emily Moothart

The Power of AND in action

Emily Moothart has always been passionate about the environment, but it wasn’t until a sustainability course she took while studying abroad in Scotland that the Blugold knew she wanted to pursue a career in environmentalism.

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Syler Behrens in her remote internship role.

New geospatial major

The department of Geography and Anthropology will offer a new geospatial analysis and technology degree. View the details in this article from UWEC’s student newspaper, The Spectator.

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