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California State University, Chico
Geography B.A. Human Geography and Planning Option

The geographer and the planner study how people create, interact with, change, and understand their physical and social environments. The Department of Geography and Planning meets the needs of students who wish to receive a broad liberal arts education focusing on global literacy; to become professionals in the field of planning (environmental, rural, urban, and community), environmental conservation and restoration, and GIS; or to prepare for teaching, business, or government careers.

The Option in Human Geography and Planning focuses on some of the major challenges and trends of society, including the growth, ageing and distribution of populations; urban expansion and decline; the distribution of resources; global cultural diversity and economic development; and ecological sustainability. Students gain knowledge and skills to understand and intervene in major urban, rural, and regional processes. Graduates will contribute to the creation of livable communities, regenerative economies and sustainable places.

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  CSU GE-Breadth/IGETC recommended for this major? Yes
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