Geography: Global Studies

Geography: Global Studies
Hours40 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

Program Outcomes: 

Human and Environmental Processes

Evaluate the core human and environmental processes which create the context for global issues (Geog 101, 110, 120, 130 and other human and physical geography courses)

Regional Geography

Examine the characteristics of a given place or region vis a vis the physical and human patterns and processes that are present (NGS element: Places and Regions).

Current World Issues

Recognize and illustrate the tradeoffs associated with current world issues from an increase in knowledge, understanding, passion and emphathy (Courses: Geog 120, 110, 130, 331, 341, 346 and various regional courses).

Core geographic knowledge and skills

Understand, explain and apply the NGS-related foundational concepts of Human Societies and Spatiality, Physical Environments, Human-Environmental Interaction, Regional Geography, Critical Spatial Thinking, and Effective Communication.