Human Systems and the Environment: Key Courses | Department of Geography and the Environment

Human Systems and the Environment: Key Courses

Teaching of the fundamental principles related to human systems is an important part of our mission. Listed below are courses that may be suitable for a concentration in some aspect(s) of human geography.

Key courses in the undergraduate HSE core:

  • GEOG 1200 Global Societies
  • GEOG 2170 Culture, Environment and Society*
  • GEOG 2110 Foundations of Geographic Research*
  • GEOG 3010 Economic Geography
  • GEOG 3100 U.S. and Canada: Economics, Cities and Sustainability
  • GEOG 3750 Contemp. Sub-Saharan Africa
  • GEOG 3770 Latin America
  • GEOG 3780 Geography of Mexico
  • GEOG 4120 Medical Geography
  • GEOG 4210 Urban Geography
  • GEOG 4220 Applied Retail Geography
  • GEOG 4410 Location-Allocation Modeling
  • GEOG 4420 Critical Resource Geography
  • GEOG 4800 Geography Capstone*
  • GEOG 4885 Human Geography Topics

* Required course for all undergraduate geography majors

Key courses in the graduate HSE core:

  • GEOG 5130 Research in Human Geography
  • GEOG 5140 Medical Geography
  • GEOG 5160 Foundations of Geographic Thought*
  • GEOG 5190 Advanced Quantitative Techniques*
  • GEOG 5210 Seminar in Urban Geography
  • GEOG 5220 Applied Retail Geography
  • GEOG 5410 Location-Allocation Modelling
  • GEOG 5420 Conservation and Resource Management
  • GEOG 5800 Research Design and Geographic Applications*

*Required course for all geography graduate students

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Students interested in the HSE core may also be interested in our other two core areas: Earth Science and Modeling and Environmental Archaeology.