Geography - Human Geography

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Program summary

The Human Geography program at UTSC is concerned with the spatial patterns of human activity and the character of regions and places. Human Geography is well placed to explore the complex relationships between society and the natural environment as well as the social and economic problems of human land use and settlement. Students of Geography will find that it is an exciting and useful program of study that can lead to a wide variety of very successful careers.

Our innovative programs, which provide first-hand experience through fieldwork, begin with courses that teach first year students how to undertake empirical studies and how to examine factors that shape societies, economies, regions, and cities.


Interested in becoming a teacher? The Human Geography (Specialist and Major) programs offer a combined degree option where you'll receive advanced admission to U of T's Master of Teaching program. You'll apply to the Master of Teaching combined degree option during your studies at U of T Scarborough. 

Program Details

Degree Offered: Honours Bachelor of Arts
Offered as Co-op: No
Program Options: Major/Minor/Specialist

Program Admissions

Admissions Category: Social Sciences & Humanities
Supplementary Application Form Required: No
Admissions Prerequisites: English
Approximate Grade Requirements: Mid 70s (Non Co-op)
OUAC Application Code: TUD

Student Experience

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