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Human Geography Courses


Human geographers study the spatial dimensions of the human world, including the patterns and processes of population distribution, human settlements, trade and transportation, cultural diffusion, and geopolitics The human mosaic has a rich history, and human geographers are well suited to comprehend and explain our modern world using a spatial approach.

At Georgia College, a foundation in human geography can be obtained through two introductory courses:

  • GEOG 1101: Introduction to Human Geography
  • GEOG 1102: World Regional Geography

Regional Geography is delivered in several courses focusing on many different world regions.

  • GEOG 3505: Geography of North America
  • GEOG 3510: Geography of the Southern U.S.
  • GEOG 3520: Geography of Europe
  • GEOG 3525: Geography of the Middle East
  • GEOG 3530: Geography of Africa
  • GEOG 3540: Geography of Asia

The study of Human Geography may be continued at the advanced level with a variety of other offerings:

  • GEOG 4205: Cultural Geography
  • GEOG 4210: Military Geography
  • GEOG 4215: Insurgency & Terrorism
  • GEOG 4220: Economic Geography
  • GEOG 4230: Urban Geography
  • GEOG 4305: Political Geography
  • GEOG 4310: Geography of Race & Ethnicity
  • GEOG 4400: Resource Use
  • GEOG 4450: Environment & Society
  • GEOG 4500: Comparative Regional Geography


Resources and Research

Georgia College supports a strong presence in Human Geography. The program is aided by a wealth of local resources which are important for our classes and research. Some of the the local facilities we patronize include:


Human Geography Web Links

The science of human geography incorporates all things related to the spatial dimension of humanity. As such, the field is basically limitless in its scope, and at the same time, its study is imperative to the improvement of the human condition.


Geography Program

Campus Box 120 | Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone 478-445-5215 | Fax 478-445-5837
For more information: doug.oetter@gcsu.edu

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