GEOG 1101. World Regional Geography (3-0-3) This course provides a framework for recognizing and analyzing the major distinctive regions of the world in comparative context emphasizing various inter-relations among environment, culture, economy, politics, and history.
GEOG 2215. Introduction to the Geographic Information Systems (3-2-4) Geography 2215 is the first course in the Geographic Information Systems sequence. This course introduces students to the art and science of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related geospatial technologies, geographic analysis, map communication, and geographic inquiry. In the course, students will learn about the major components of Geographic Information Systems, including the hardware, software, people and data needed to make these systems useful.
GEOG 5105. Urban Geography (3-0-3) Prerequisite: GEOG 1101 and junior standing. Fifty percent of the global population and eighty percent of the US population live in cities. Urban social geography is the study of social and spatial dimensions of city life. In this course, we will explore some of the ways in which urban society is organized historically and geographically. This seminar incorporates class discussion, field work, and research projects.
GEOG 4000. Geography Portfolio (2-0-2) Prerequisite: Departmental approval and completion of fifteen hours for geography minor, including GEOG 3556 and GEOG 5128 with a "C" or better in both courses. Portfolio submission demonstrating learning outcomes and skills.