What You Will Learn
What Is The Cultural & Geospatial Studies Degree?
The Bachelor of Arts in Cultural & Geospatial Studies is housed within the College of Arts and Humanities through a partnership between the Behavioral Sciences and History & Political Science departments. This allows for a full integration of cultural development and movement where students can choose from two tracks to study coursework focused in either Anthropology or Geography.
What Will I Learn In This Program?
- Demonstrated knowledge of community development theorists and applicable theories
- Development of qualitative and quantitative research projects
- Evaluation of cultural development and migration over time
- Use of geographic information systems to track populations
What Courses Will I Take?
The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.
What Resources Are Available To Me?
- Association of American Geographers
- Urban and Regional Information Systems Association
- Geospatial Information & Technology Association
- American Anthropological Association
- American Cultural Resources Association
- American Planning Association, Arkansas Chapter
- Cultural Studies Association
- Food and Agriculture Organization
- International Economic Development Council
- National Alliance of Preservation Commissions
- National Association for Business Economics
- National Association for County Community and Economic Development
- Society for American Archeology
Additional resources specifically for Tech students:
Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?
The Cultural & Geospatial Studies degree is designed to prepare students for a wide range of career opportunities in current community development or historical community study. From regional and economic planning to cultural preservation, this field also reaches into the mapping industry and allows for continued study of the past and present with a bird’s eye view.
Where Can I Get More Information About The Cultural & Geospatial Studies Degree?
For more information about the Cultural & Geospatial Studies degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Arts and Humanities catalog.