Geography and Planning

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Geography and Planning degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:
City Planner
Conservation Worker
Customs Agent
Economic Geographer
Environmental Site Analyst
Facilities Planner
Fish and Game Warden
Geographic Information Specialist
Geological Engineer
Investigator/Intelligence Agent (FBI, CIA)
Immigration Officer
Map Editor
Mapping Technician
Market & Survey Researcher
Park Ranger
Physical Geographer
Political Geographer
Real Estate Agent/ Broker/ Appraiser
Satellite Imaging Specialist
Secondary School Teacher
Transportation Ticket Agent
Travel Agent
Urban and Regional Planner
Urban and Transportation Geographer
Weather Observer (Meteorology Tech.)
Weather Forecaster (Meteorologist)


  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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