Topics of Study

In this program, you will learn about the interrelationship of people, natural resources, and plant and animal life. You will study how individuals are affected by and adapt to changes in their environment; identify existence of natural resources and impact on cultural and economic growth; and examine how people are distributed across the earth and how population movements define historical, economic, and cultural development. You will study mapmaking, cartographic methods, remote sensing, and applications to industrial and other mapping problems.