Potential Careers

It is recommended that those with an interest in becoming geographers seek a broad background in many fields, especially in the Social and Earth Sciences. Geography majors may choose from careers in:

  • Travel
  • Tourism
  • Cartography
  • Business
  • Government
  • Education
  • Planning and resource management or
  • Geographic Information Systems

A Geography-based, "Travel and Tourism" four-year degree program is available at BYU. This program is for students interested in careers as travel agents and tourism related careers. You can complete two of the core courses of this program (Geog 101 and Geog 120), while at BYU-Idaho. Contact the Department of Geography for further information.