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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Global Studies and Human Geography, Human Geography Concentration, B.S.


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Global Studies and Human Geography  
615-494-7744
James Chaney, program director
James.Chaney@mtsu.edu

The Human Geography concentration offers a comprehensive, applicable skill set designed to understand the diversity of cultures and socio-geographic complexities found in human societies. Human geographers seek to understand how humans uniquely create, manipulate, and adapt to the places they inhabit by examining natural environments, cultural practices, and economic and political systems. Knowledge gained from the Human Geography concentration is valuable as contemporary societies are interacting globally with one another as never before. Human geographers identify and comprehend these changes and find solutions to a variety of sociocultural problems taking place. This marketable skill set is attractive to a wide range of employers in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Global Studies and Human Geography, Human Geography, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements include Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

The following General Education courses are recommended for this major:

  • GS 2010 and/or GEOG 2000 (Soc/Beh Sciences)

Minor 1 (15-18 hours)


Minor 2 (15-18 hours)


Electives (6-12 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Global Studies and Human Geography, Human Geography Concentration


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 27 Hours


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