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Geography (Urban Track), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Milwaukee, WI, United States
Geography analyzes spatial patterns and regional associations of the physical and cultural environments. It is concerned with human relationships with these environments as they exist now, existed in the past, and may or should exist in the future.
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Overview

The Department of Geography works closely with the Cartography and Geography Information Science Center (CGIS) and the American Geographical Society Library, one of the largest assemblages of geographical materials in the world.

Major

Geography analyzes spatial patterns and regional associations of the physical and cultural environments. It is concerned with human relationships with these environments as they exist now, existed in the past, and may or should exist in the future. This approach means geographers find work in many diverse fields, from environmental management to urban planning, from community development to the park service to GIS project management.

Urban Track

If you take the Urban track, you will specialize in urban geography. Urban geographers study the processes shaping cities, where the majority of the world’s people now live. Urban geographers examine how cities and towns have developed, why they are different over space and time, and how cities are changing today. Urban geography undergraduates often pursue work or graduate studies in urban planning, transportation, economic development, and urban community organizations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geography of Transportation
  • City Systems and Metropolitan Development
  • Geography of Cities and Metropolitan Areas
  • Cities of the World: Comparative Urban Geography
  • Globalization and the City
  • Environmental Problems
  • Physical Geography of the City
  • Urban Environmental Change and Social Justice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    520

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General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Application Fees
  • Evidence of English Proficiency
  • Official Transcript and Diploma from Secondary Studies
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20844 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20844 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9565 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9565 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • 1066 - 1770 USD/month
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