All undergraduates at the University of Miami must complete at least one "Cognate"  in "People & Society," "Arts & Humanities," and STEM (Science, Tech, Eng, and Math). The Geography major or minor countes as a People and Society Cognate. Four cognates are administered by the Department and many other cognates contain Geography courses:

Geography-administered cognates:

Geospatial Technology (STEM Science, Tech, Eng, Math)
Option Group    Required
Complete exactly 1 course from the following:
GEG 199 Geographic Information Systems I
Option Group    Electives
Complete at least 2 courses from the following:
GEG 280 Digital Cartography
GEG 391 Geographic Information Systems II
GEG 392 Remote Sensing of the Environment
GEG 481 Introduction to Quantitative Methods
GEG 491 GIS and Environmental Modeling
GEG 582 Advanced Quantitative Methods
               
Global Urbanization (People & Society)
Option Group    Electives
Complete exactly 1 course from the following:
URB 301 / GEG 366 Cities in Time and Space
GEG 362 World Urban Geography
Option Group    Electives
Complete exactly 2 courses from the following:
HIS 354 Latin America's Urban Explosion: 1900-2010
HIS 369 Introduction to Urban America
APY 208 Short-Changed in the City
APY 420 Archaeology, Architecture, and the City
ARC 390 History of Cities
LAS 301 Interdisciplinary Topics in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
AMS 350 History And Culture Of South Florida
POL 343 Government In Metropolitan Areas
SOC 303 Social Inequalities
URB 201 / GEG 266 Metropolitan Miami

Health & Medicine in the Social Sciences (People & Society)
Option Group    Required
Complete at least 1 course from the following:
APY 413  Medical Anthropology
GEG 241 Introduction To Health And Medical Geography
SOC 384 Medical Sociology
Option Group    Electives
Complete at most 2 courses from the following:
APY 105 HIV: Sex, Science, and Society
APY 205 Medicine, Health Care in Society
APY 416 Bioarchaeology: Peopling the Past
APY 423 Paleopathology: Health & Disease in Ancient Peoples
APY 512 Advanced Medical Anthropology
ECO 386 Health Economics
GEG 312 GIS for Health & Environment
GEG 341 Population, Health, & Environment
GEG 343 Population, Sustainability, and the Media
GEG 345 Drinking Water: Past, Present, and Future
GEG 346 Immigrant & Refugee Health
INS 509 International Migration and the Health Care System
INS 570 Globalization and Health
INS 571 International Development and Human Welfare
INS 572 Global Health Policy and Ethics
INS 573 Disasters, Terrorism, and Global Public Health
SOC 320 Social Epidemiology: Illness & Death in Society
SOC 321 Applied Health Policy
SOC 345 Population & Society
SOC 368 Violence in America
SOC 375 Sociology of Mental Health and Illness
SOC 377 Sociology of Drug Abuse
SOC 381 Aging in Society
SOC 480 Health Disparities in the U.S.

Middle East Politics (People & Society)
Option Group    Middle East Politics
Complete at least 3 courses from the following
GEG 242 Economic and Political Geography of the Middle East
INS 352 Panoramic View of the Middle East
JUS 352 Panoramic View of the Middle East
POL 348 United States Relations with the Middle East
POL 387 Politics of the Middle East
POL 388 Politics Of Israel
POL 593 International Relations of the Middle East

Geography courses in other cognates:
               
Africa and the African Diaspora (Arts & Humanities)
Option Group    Option Group 2
GEG 511 Field Studies in Geography
               
Diversity in the World's Cultures and Thought (People & Society)
Option Group    Additional Electives
GEG 110 Human Geography
GEG 242 Economic and Political Geography of the Middle East
GEG 232 Geography and Development in Africa

Exploring the Caribbean through the Social Sciences (People & Society)
Option Group    Events/Beliefs/Practices
GEG 212 Geography of Middle America and the Caribbean
               
Global Sustainability: Living on a Finite Planet (People & Society)
Option Group    Environmental Politics & Policy
GEG 371 Environmental Geography: Current Issues
Option Group    Social Implications
GEG 341 Population, Health, & Environment
GEG 343 Population, Sustainability, and the Media
GEG 430 World Cities
               
Introduction to the Social Sciences (People & Society)
Option Group    Introductory Courses
GEG 110 Human Geography
               
Programming, Design, and Visualization (STEM Science, Tech, Eng, Math)
Option Group    Data Visualization
GEG 199 Geographic Information Systems I
GEG 280 Digital Cartography

Science and Society (STEM Science, Tech, Eng, Math)
Option Group    Data Visualization
GEG 120 Physical Geography
               
Social and Scientific Perspectives on Global Environmental Change (People & Society)
Option Group    Understanding Earth's Environ
GEG 120 Physical Geography
GEG 199 Geographic Information Systems I
Option Group    Tracking Changing Environments
GEG 320 Topics In Climatology; Extreme Weather
GEG 370 Conservation of Resources
GEG 371 Environmental Geography: Current Issues
GEG 392 Remote Sensing of the Environment
GEG 471 Ecological Biogeography
GEG 491 GIS and Environmental Modeling
Option Group    Adapting to Climate Change
GEG 341 Population, Health, & Environment
GEG 343 Population, Sustainability, and the Media
GEG 430 World Cities

Studies of Modern Day Israel (People & Society)
Option Group    Additional Courses
GEG 242 Economic and Political Geography of the Middle East
               
The Evolution of the Jewish People in their Homeland and the Diaspora (People & Society)
Option Group    Homeland and Diaspora
GEG 272 Jewish Geography