As a geography major at Texas State, you can choose a program of study through which you can earn a bachelor of arts degree or a bachelor of science degree. Your choice should depend on your academic interests and career goals.
The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree is designed to improve students' understanding of the world in which they live. It is also tailored to improve the analytical skills necessary to interpret real-world problems in the cultural and physical environment. The degree prepares students for employment in business, government, planning, foreign service, mapping, industrial location, marketing research, resource evaluation, environmental analysis, transportation, and other fields.
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree is designed to emphasize the physical science elements of geographical study. The degree prepares students for employment in business, government, applied climatology and meteorology, resource evaluation, environmental analysis, and areas where an understanding of the complex relationships between nature and society is required.