[email protected] Human Geography concentration offers a comprehensive, applicable skill set designed to understand the diversity of cultures and socio-geographic complexities found in human societies.
Human geographers seek to understand how humans uniquely create, manipulate, and adapt to the places they inhabit by examining natural environments, cultural practices, and economic and political systems.
Courses selected for each field of study will be global, multicultural, or transnational in nature and reflect the interest and career goals of the student.
The student will select these 12 hours with the approval and guidance of the Global Studies advisor.
Courses that may be used for fields of study are provided below.
Each contains a global, international, or multicultural component.
Also offered are interdisciplinary minors in Global Studies and in Cultural Geography.
The Global Studies minor requires 18 hours and includes 9 hours in required courses and 9 additional hours selected by the student and advisor.
A combination of the disciplinary strengths of Global Studies and Human Geography offers students a comprehensive, hands-on education about the world that can skillfully position them for a variety of careers.
Studying abroad, a requirement for all MTSU Global Studies students, soon becomes a life-changing experience.