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Honours Geography

Human Geography examines how people, individually and collectively, interact with the natural and built environments around them. This program provides students with an in-depth knowledge of Human Geography, with emphasis on one or more of five key subfields: Environment, GIS & Spatial Analysis, Health and Population, Economic Geography and Urban Geography.

Hons.B.A.Honours Geography

Human Geography examines how people, individually and collectively, interact with the natural and built environments around them. This program provides students with an in-depth knowledge of Human Geography, with emphasis on one or more of five key subfields: Environment, GIS & Spatial Analysis, Health and Population, Economic Geography and Urban Geography.

Students graduating from this program find work in fields that address real-world problems, with many working in urban planning careers. Graduates are also employed in education, business and government, and many use their GIS skills.

The Honours BA Geography program is a Social Sciences program however, due to the interdisciplinary nature of the program the Geography office is located in the Faculty of Science.

For detailed information about the program including requirements and courses visit the School of Geography & Earth Sciences.

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For more information:
Undergraduate Geography Programs
GSB-206
905-525-9140 ext. 24535
ugadmin@mcmaster.ca
Length:
4 Years
Required Credential:
Please refer to the School of Geography & Earth Sciences website.
Program Type:
Course based
Program Options:
Full-time, Part-time
Typical Entry:
September