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These courses will provide you with an understanding of the geographic principles underlying the patterns of human activities on the Earth’s surface, as well as the distribution and interconnections of the world’s physical, economic, cultural and political systems. There is also an opportunity to gain a geographical perspective of the landforms, culture and economic activities specific to Michigan and the Great Lakes region.  

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Geography Courses at Macomb

  • Principles of Geography
  • Geography of Michigan and the Upper Great Lakes
  • World Regional Geography

Career Opportunities in Geography

While a master’s or doctoral degree is required to become a geographer, there are jobs related to geography available to those with a bachelor’s degree in geography, including positions in urban planning/community development, cartography, environmental management, teaching and as a Geographic Information Systems Specialist (GIS).

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in Macomb’s Geography courses transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in geography, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Geography Courses?

For more information, contact the Associate Dean, Social Science, at South Campus: 586.498.4124,, or at Center Campus: 586.286.2140,

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