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
Environmental Modeling with GIS
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
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)
The Making of the American Landscape
Space and Place: A Geography of Experience
Researching the City: Qualitative Strategies
Urban Spatial Patterns and Theories
Economic Geography
Power, Place, Identity
History of Geographic Thought
Directed Study (maximum 3 credits may apply)
Total Credits9-12