There is a common misconception that the job possibilities for geographers are limited to either teachers/professors or cartographers. In reality, geographers hold a wide range of job types from jobs like government analyst, transportation planner, urban planner, tourism planner, forest ranger and park ranger to travel agent, airline pilot, journalist, meteorologist, climatologist and many more including military positions both enlisted and civilian.
The GIS lab is split into two areas: a teaching lab (with 32 workstations) and an advanced lab (with 8 workstations). It includes a plotter, large scanner and a digitizer. Software licenses include the latest versions of ArcGIS and Edas Imagine. Cartography lab space and mediated classrooms are also available as is the greatest laboratory of all, located right outside: the American Southwest.
Name: Corey Merrell
Graduated: Class of 2005
Current job: High School Geography Teacher
"Dear SUU: You really prepared me to jump into a rewarding career. The professors inspired a passion for learning with their excitement and their willingness to work with students in a personal way."