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Human Geography

Note: This program is not accepting new students. Please refer to the BA in Geography & Environmental Studies.

Human Geography analyses the way humans use and understand the world and addresses the spatial differentiation and organization of human activity and its interrelationships with the physical environment. It enables us to reflect upon some of the most important issues of contemporary society: cultural diversity, environmental degradation, ethnic and class conflicts, gender, globalization, poverty, racism, religious differences, overpopulation, transportation ills and urban sprawl, to name but a few. Doing so provides a critical interpretation of the human inhabitation of the earth and the differences between, and the similarities amongst, people and the places and landscapes they create.

Students pursuing studies in Human Geography at the University of Regina can work toward the following degrees:

Recommended Human Geography Course Sequence

1st
Year

Geog 100 World Regional Geography
Geog 120

Human Geography

this is a core pre-requisite for most other Human Geography courses
Geog 121

Physical Geography 

this fulfills the science course requirement in the Arts core curriculum
+ 7 electives & Arts core classes

2nd Year

Geog 203 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Geog 207 Map & Airphoto Interpretation
Geog 210 Geography of Canada this fulfills the social science course requirement in the Arts core curriculum

Geog
222

Global Economies, Local Lives this fulfills the social science course requirement in the Arts core curriculum
ENST 200 Environmental Issues this fulfills the social science course requirement in the Arts core curriculum
Geog
232
Geography of Recreation and Tourism this fulfills the social science course requirement in the Arts core curriculum
Geog
246
Urban Geography this fulfills the social science course requirement in the Arts core curriculum
+ 3 electives & Arts core classes

3rd
Year

BA Major in Geography BA Honours Major in Geography
 5 GEOG courses at the 300- or 400-level  5 GEOG courses at the 300- or 400-level
+ 5 electives & Arts core classes + 5 electives & Arts core classes

4th
Year 

BA Major in Geography BA Honours Major in Geography
 1 400-level GEOG course 2 400-level GEOG courses
+ 9 electives & Arts core classes Geog 499AA Honours Thesis - First Half
Geog 499AB Honours Thesis - Second Half
+ 6 electives & Arts core classes