Globalization, Cultures, and Societies

Geographers who follow the globalization, cultures, and societies track study a wide range of human geographic topics, including social, cultural, political, and economic processes, across regions of the world. This track prepares students for work in jobs with international dimensions, including economic development, nongovernmental agencies, foreign policy, and geographic education.

To finish your Geography degree in the Globalization, Cultures, and Societies Track, you need to take the geography core curriculum, plus four (4) courses from the following, with at least two of those four at or above the 400-level:

Regional or World Geography Courses:

  • GEOG 213 – Geography of Asia
  • GEOG 231 – Muslim Geographies: Identities and Politics
  • GEOG 309 – Nationalities and Nations
  • GEOG 316 (510) – Geography of United States and Canada
  • GEOG 330 – Europe: East and West
  • GEOG 400 – Population, Environment, Development
  • GEOG 410 – Gendered Geographies
  • GEOG 421 – Geography of Latin America
  • GEOG 464 – Environmental Problems
  • GEOG 470 – Geography of South Asia
  • GEOG 531 – Insurgent Cities: Global Geographies of Social Movements

Urban Geography Courses:

  • GEOG 430 – Geography of Transportation
  • GEOG 441 – Geography of Cities and Metropolitan Areas
  • GEOG 443 – Cities of the World: Comparative Urban Geography
  • GEOG 540 – Globalization and the City
  • GEOG 564 – Urban Environmental Change and Social Justice