Globalization & Development Track

Geographers who study globalization and development specialize in economic geography and study how economic geographic processes play out differently in different places in the world. This track prepares students for work in economic development, international nongovernmental agencies, foreign policy, and geographic education.

To finish your geography degree in the globalization and development track, you need to take the geography core curriculum, plus:

  • Geog 315: Globalization and Economic Development, 3 credits
  • Geog 540: Globalization and the City, 3 credits
  • One of the following courses in regional or world geography (in addition to the regional or world course taken to satisfy the major core requirement c above), 3 credits
    • Regional
      • Geog 213 – Geography of Asia (if not selected for c above)
      • Geog 330 – Europe: East and West (if not selected for c above)
      • Geog 421 – Geography of Latin America (if not selected for c above)
      • Geog 470 – Geography of South Asia (if not selected for c above)
    • World
      • Geog 231 – Geography of Islam (if not selected for c above)
      • Geog 309 – Nationalities and Nations of the World (if not selected for c above)
      • Geog 400 – Population, Environment, Development (CAR form in progress) (if not selected for c above)
      • Geog 410 – Gendered Geographies (if not selected for c above)