IN GEOGRAPHY AT UIC
is generally concerned
with people`s relationships with their social, economic and physical
environments. The UIC geography programs focus on urban and
geography, and emphasize applications of geographic skills and
perspectives to current problems and social needs.
curricula are designed to achieve
- to establish a foundation of geography as a
research-oriented and policy-related field of study;
- to provide an understanding of the techniques
and skills required for research in urban and environmental problems;
- to instill a philosophical viewpoint that will
allow the graduate to approach these and other contemporary problems
within urban and environmental contexts.
Geography degree programs prepare the student for
employment in the
public and private sectors, including careers in the fields of
planning, transportation, real estate and industrial development,
publishing, banking, marketing, and resource management.
A selection of information about what the
geography programs offer can been seen in the following pages:
Anthropology and Geography Faculty)
Previous Masters Theses