Academics

Bachelor of Science in Geography and Geographic Information Science

Why Choose Geography and Geographic Information Science at WIU?

  • GIS laboratory with the latest GIS and mapping software and a meteorology laboratory with a weather station, computer systems that produce maps and analyses of National Weather Service data through a shared weather radar
  • Paid internships at the GIS Center create opportunities for top students to work on real-world GIS projects.
  • Faculty members hold doctoral degrees from distinguished universities across the United States
  • Small class sizes mean that students receive one-on-one attention from faculty members
  • Grant funding gives students the chance to conduct hands-on scientific research under the guidance of department members

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • National Information Solutions Cooperative in Lake Saint Louis, MO
  • Burns & McDonnell in Kansas City, MO
  • MGP Inc in Des Plaines, IL
  • City of Naperville, IL
  • Bolton & Menk, Inc. in Mankato, MN

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