Oct 26, 2020  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog

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


Global Studies and Human Geography  

The Human Geography licensure program 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.

Students in the licensure program complete the Secondary Education Minor and choose an additional minor in History, Political Science, or Economics.

Academic Map


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

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

Degree Requirements


General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 38 hours*
Secondary Education Minor 30 hours
Minor 15-18 hours
Electives 0-3 hours
TOTAL 120-127 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If courses for this program are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the program of study may be completed in 120 hours.

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 courses required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (38 hours)


Secondary Education Minor (30 hours)


A Secondary Education  minor is required for licensure.

Minor (15-18 hours)


Students choose a second minor from History, Political Science, or Economics.

Electives (0-3 hours)


Curriculum: Global Studies and Human Geography, Human Geography Licensure


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

Freshman


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 27 Hours