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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

GEOG 3500: Regional Geography is delivered as a repeatable course focusing on many different world regions. Human Geography may be continued at the advanced level with a variety of other offerings:

  • GEOG 4205: Cultural Geography
  • GEOG 4305: Political Geography
  • 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:


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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 047 | Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone (478) 445-5215 | Fax (478) 445-4009
For more information: doug.oetter@gcsu.edu

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