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The Human Geography specialization gives students the opportunity to explore the social science aspect of modern geography. The curriculum includes the systematic study of human social organization and its environmental consequences through patterns and processes. Employment opportunities for the human geographer include: urban and regional planning, transportation, marketing, real estate, tourism, and international business.

Requirements for the Human Geography Concentration

Selected Human Geography Courses

Careers in Human Geography

  • Environmental Affairs Specialist
  • Public Health Officer
  • Urban and Regional Planner