Human Geography Option Requirements

In addition to completing the Core Requirements for all options, complete these requirements specific to this option


Field Methods
Geographical Traditions and Practices
Qualitative/Quantitative Methods (1 course)3-4
Quantitative Methods in Geographical Analysis
Qualitative Strategies in Geography
Advanced Quantitative Methods
Introduction to Statistical Methods
Introductory Applied Statistics for Engineers
Introductory Applied Statistics for the Life Sciences
Cartography/GIS (1 course)3-4
Our Digital Globe: An Overview of GIScience and its Technology
Introduction to Cartography
Introduction to Environmental Remote Sensing
Intermediate Environmental Remote Sensing
An Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Graphic Design in Cartography
Interactive Cartography & Geovisualization
GIS Applications
GIS and Spatial Analysis
Total Credits6-8


3 courses required9-12
Revolutions and Social Change
Economic Geography: Locational Behavior
Introduction to the City
International Migration, Health, and Human Rights
Latinx Feminisms: Women's Lives, Work, and Activism
The Global Game: Soccer, Politics, and Identity
Universal Basic Income: The Politics Behind a Global Movement
Introduction to Geopolitics
World Regions in Global Context
Geography of Wisconsin
Africa, South of the Sahara
Human Geography of Southeast Asia
Independent Study (maximum 3 credits may apply)
Critical Indigenous Ecological Knowledges
The Making of the American Landscape
Space and Place: A Geography of Experience
Researching the City: Qualitative Strategies
Feminist Geography: Theoretical Approaches
Urban Spatial Patterns and Theories
Waste Geographies: Politics, People, and Infrastructures
Economic Geography
Critical Social Theory
Power, Place, Identity
History of Geographic Thought
Directed Study (maximum 3 credits may apply)
Total Credits9-12