Ohio University

Undergraduate Geography Courses

<h2>GEOG 1100 - Physical Geography</h2><p>An introduction to the earth's dynamic, natural environmental systems--weather and climate, landforms, soils, ecosystems, and biomes. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> 2NS</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 1200 - Human Geography</h2><p>Examination of spatial dimensions of culture, emphasizing patterns of selected cultural elements - language, religion, population, settlement, political and economic landscapes, and human/environment interactions. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> 2SS</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 1300 - World Regional Geography</h2><p>Course covers economic, political, social, and cultural characteristics that form major world regions. The course addresses the interrelationships and tensions between world regions based on these themes. Course includes, but is not limited to, studies of Anglo America, Latin America, Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States, Subsaharan Africa, Southwest Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia, and Australia/Oceania.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> 2SS</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 1310 - Globalization and the Developing World</h2><p>Survey of globalization and its impact on development, international relations, environment and culture in developing countries around the world.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> 2CP</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 2320 - Geography of Ohio</h2><p>Detailed regional study of physical geography of Ohio and its cultural landscapes, settlement patterns, and economic development. The course examines the physical and human foundations of Ohio geography by focusing on the many natural features and circumstances that make up the physical base of the state of Ohio and the cultural and economic influences of human behavior and observe the impact of human populations on Ohio¿s landscape.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> WARNING: NOT GEOG 232</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 2400 - Environmental Geography</h2><p>Geographic survey of environmental changes caused by human activities. Focus on resource availability and use, pollution of air, water, and biosphere, energy problems, interactions of humans with plant and animal communities, climate change, and sustainability planning.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> 2AS</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 2500 - Planning and the City</h2><p>Cities are complex networks of transportation, housing, economic activity, social systems, infrastructure systems, natural features, and more. This course describes these networks and provides a broad introduction to cities and to the field of urban planning. Students explore the factors that have shaped the city, those that support the modern metropolis, and ideas that are inspiring the cities of the future. Students also analyze urban systems critically and become more informed consumers of their urban environment. The course draws on examples of innovative city planning in Ohio and throughout the world with a particular emphasis on communities seeking to craft livable and sustainable places.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> 2SS</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 2680 - Introduction to GIS and Mapping Sciences</h2><p>Introduction to core concepts of spatial thinking and geospatial data collection, management, querying, mapping, and analysis. Overview of application of these core concepts in the mapping sciences of GIS, remote sensing, and cartography. Practical training in the use of geographic information systems (GISs) and related geospatial technologies such as GPS, geobrowsers and spreadsheets. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> 2AS</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 2710 - Introduction to Statistics in Geography</h2><p>Introduction to application of statistics in geography. Includes descriptive statistics, descriptive spatial statistics, normal, poisson and binomial probabilities, hypothesis testing, and inferential statistics through linear regression.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> MATH 1200 or higher or math placement level 2 or higher and WARNING: No credit for this course if COMS 3520 or ECON 3810 GEOL 3050 or ISE 3040 or MATH 2500 or QBA 2010 or PSY 1110 or PSY 2110</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 2900 - Special Topics in Geography</h2><p>Specific course content will vary with offering.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 15</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 2970T - Geography Tutorial</h2><p>First-year non-thesis tutorial for students in the Honors Tutorial College</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> HTC</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 12</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 12.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 tutorial</p>
<h2>GEOG 2971T - Geography Tutorial</h2><p>Second-year non-thesis tutorial for students in the Honors Tutorial College</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 2980T and HTC</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 12</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 12.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 tutorial</p>
<h2>GEOG 2980T - Geography Tutorial</h2><p>First-year non-thesis tutorial for students in the Honors Tutorial College</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 2970T and HTC</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 12</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 12.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 tutorial</p>
<h2>GEOG 2981T - Geography Tutorial</h2><p>Second-year non-thesis tutorial for students in the Honors Tutorial College</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 2971T and HTC</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 12</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 12.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 tutorial</p>
<h2>GEOG 3010 - Meteorology</h2><p>General survey of meteorology with a focus on physical principles explaining weather change.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1100</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 3020 - Climatology</h2><p>Explores the global climate features of the atmosphere and ocean, major modes climate variability, natural and anthropogenic climate change, and statistical methods in climatology.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1100 and (GEOG 2710 or MATH 2500 or PBIO 3150)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 3030 - Meteorological Observations</h2><p>Lab experience in acquisition, measurement, and interpretation of meteorological parameters. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 3010 or concurrent</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 5.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 3040 - Practicum in Meteorology and Forecasting</h2><p>Lab experience in preparation and dissemination of meteorological forecasts. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 3030 or 304</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 5.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 3050 - Physical Meteorology</h2><p>This course is a survey of atmospheric physics, with a focus on radiation balances, radiative transfer, cloud microphysics, and boundary layer meteorology. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 3010 and MATH 2301 and PHYS 2051</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3060X - The Physical and Global Dimensions of Climate Change</h2><p>This course examines the broad concepts associated with global climate change. Topics covered include: the physical scientific basis for global climate change, the biological and physical impacts of climate change, climate change mitigation, and climate communication.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Soph or Jr or Sr</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3150 - Landforms and Landscapes</h2><p>A topical approach to the study of landforms and landforming processes as fundamental elements of the physical environment. Includes landforms created by tectonism, volcanism, gravity, streams, glaciers, waves, and the wind. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1100 or GEOL 1010</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3160 - Biogeography</h2><p>An examination of historical, environmental, and biotic influences that shape spatial patterns of plant and animal distributions and community structure in the contemporary landscape. The course also explores the role of disturbance as a shaper of biological communities, and students will be introduced to field, laboratory and statistical means of analyzing ecological data. The role of human activities in altering biogeographic patterns is informed by our understanding how and why biological diversity varies over the surface of the earth.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> (BIOS 1700 or GEOG 1100 or PBIO 2090) and WARNING: not BIOS 3160</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3200 - Race, Ethnicity and Place</h2><p>Systematic and thematic survey of spatial and cultural patterns associated with ethnicity and ethnic groups in the United States. Emphasis on historical and spatial patterns of immigration, the experience of ethnic groups in American plural society, and ethnic contributions to American life.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1200 and Soph or Jr or Sr</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3210 - Population Geography</h2><p>Survey of global population concerns emphasizing contemporary patterns of population change, fertility, international migration, and the impact of these on the environment and economic resources. Examines critiques (feminist/equity) of population change as a development problem. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 6 Hours in GEOG and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3220 - Geography of Religious Space and Place</h2><p>Systematic and regional survey of religious cultural landscapes of the world in comparative perspective. Emphasis on religion as a cornerstone of culture and its manifestations in the cultural landscape. Focus on sacred space and place, pilgrimage, and holy sites in selected religious belief systems. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Jr or Sr</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3250 - Political Geography</h2><p>Systematic examination of basic approaches, historical development, special problems, and spatial concepts in political geography. This course includes significant writing and revisions.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1200</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3260 - Urban Geography</h2><p>Geographical survey of the processes and forms of urban settlements. Examines urban origin, urban system, urban spatial structure, suburbanization, urban planning, (de)industrialization, inner-city decline, gentrification, entrepreneurial politics, cultural economy and globalization. This course includes significant writing and revision.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1200 or 1310 or 2500 or SOC 1000 and Jr or Sr</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3270 - Social Geographies</h2><p>Geographic analysis of social relations, social identities, and social inequalities. Examines the geography of social justice from the perspective of distinct groups (including race, gender, class, and sexuality) and as it relates to various geographic themes, particularly concerning the environment, urban geography, and employment.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1200 or WGSS 1000</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3290 - World Economic Geography</h2><p>Geographic survey of the capitalist world economy. Examines the rise and fall of great economic powers, (under)development in the periphery, global economic restructuring, regional blocs, multinational firms and national governments. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> ECON 1000 or 1030 or 1040 or GEOG 1200 or 1310</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3300 - Geography of Europe</h2><p>Topical survey of Europe with emphasis on the geographic and cultural historical factors that influenced landscape and regional patterns in the past and today. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Soph or higher and (GEOG 1100 or GEOG 1200 or GEOG 1310 or GEOG 2400 or INST 1100)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3310 - Geography of Africa</h2><p>Course examines physical and human geographies of Africa as well as geographic approaches to human-environment interactions. Topics include sustainable resource use, health and development, rural livelihood systems, roots of conflict and Africa in the world economy. This course includes significant writing and revision.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Soph or higher and (GEOG 1100 or GEOG 1200 or GEOG 1310 or GEOG 2400 or INST 1100)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3330 - Appalachia: Land and People</h2><p>Topical and regional survey of Appalachia with emphasis on settlement and expansion, land ownership and speculation, society and culture, and the impacts of natural resource extraction.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> (Soph or Jr or Sr) and (GEOG 1100 or GEOG 1200 or GEOG 1310 or GEOG 2400)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3340 - Historical Geography of the United States</h2><p>Systematic and regional survey of past human geographies of the area that became the United States from 1450 until the present. Focus on the development of regional identity over time and space, and manifestations of regional identity in the cultural landscape.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> (Soph or Jr or Sr) and (GEOG 1100 or GEOG 1200 or GEOG 1310 or GEOG 2400 or HIST 2000)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3350 - Geography of Latin America</h2><p>Regional survey of Latin America focusing on biophysical systems, rural development, population/migration, cultural geography and economic development.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> (Soph or Jr or Sr) and (GEOG 1100 or GEOG 1200 or GEOG 1310 or GEOG 2400 or INST 1600)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3380 - Geography of Asia</h2><p>Examines the Asian region with emphasis on intra-regional economic integration through trade, investment and labor migration flows and on inter-regional relations with other parts of the world through colonialism, political engagement and globalization. Studies issues of economic development, regional bloc, Cold War conflicts, nationalism, and urbanization in Asia.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> (Soph or Jr or Sr) and (GEOG 1100 or GEOG 1200 or GEOG 1310 or GEOG 2400 or HIST 2460)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3400 - Geography of Development</h2><p>Designed to critically examine the concept of development and its critiques, to explore theories of development and examine how they have influenced development practice in various geographic contexts, and to understand rural and urban spaces of development and the relevant flows between them.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1200 or 1310</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3410 - Geography of Hunger and Food Security</h2><p>Provides students a foundation for understanding and interpreting changing global and regional patterns of hunger and food security. Environmental, political, economic, and demographic dimensions of hunger and food security are examined. Social and policy interventions aimed at reducing hunger are evaluated through examination of case studies from the developing and industrialized world.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1200 or 1310</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3430 - Global Issues in Environment</h2><p>Refines understanding of major global environmental issues. Raises important issues of scale and the role of institutions, individuals, and communities in responding to environmental challenges. Recognizes that environmental problems are never merely environmental, but also political, economic and socio-cultural.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 2400</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3440 - Agricultural Ecosystems</h2><p>Systematic analysis of agricultural systems. Emphasis is placed on contemporary agricultural systems, including their place in the global economy, and impacts on the environment. Examines the globalization of agriculture and agro-biotechnology.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 6 Hours in GEOG and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3450 - Access to Water in a Changing World</h2><p>This course focuses on the political, economic, and social drivers of water access in a globalized world. These factors are examined using case studies in developed and developing contexts in relation to uncertainties of climate change. Course topics include water privatization, scarcity, pollution, urbanism, indigeneity, the state, habitat, and human displacement. Social and environmental justice dimensions of these themes are explored and analyzed.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1200 or GEOG 1310 or GEOG 2400 and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3460 - Environmental Law</h2><p>Legal aspects of both individual environmental and societal environmental rights and duties with respect to constitution, private property, nuisance, negligence, statutes, regulatory agencies, and court decisions. Emphasis on case study of federal, state, and local laws that shaped existing law and those that are likely to shape future legislative and administrative action. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1200 or 2400</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3500 - Land Use Planning</h2><p>Fundamentals of land use planning are explored. Examines traditional and innovative approaches to land use planning and its influence on the physical forms of our cities and environment, community development, human health, growth management, and sustainability. Reviews land-use planning tools and techniques utilized at the local, regional, and state level of government including plan-making processes, zoning, subdivision regulations, environmental management, smart growth, urban design, and land-use suitability. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 6 Hours in GEOG and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3580 - Environmental Hazards</h2><p>Systematic introduction to the concepts, problems, and methods that guide the identification and assessment of environmental risk with emphasis on natural hazards and their geophysical dimensions. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 6 Hours in GEOG and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 3600 - Cartography I</h2><p>Introduction to digital cartographic design and cartographic visualization. Theory and practice of map design developed in weekly lectures and lab.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 2680</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 3610 - Cartography II</h2><p>Introduction to dynamic digital cartographic design. Theory and practice of geovisualization through animated and interactive maps developed in weekly readings, discussion, exercises, and final project.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 3600 or 4730</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 3650 - Air Photo Interpretation</h2><p>Principles, techniques, and practice in visual interpretation of, and making measurements from, aerial photographs. For geographers, geologists, military, community planners, resource managers, engineers.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1100 and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 2.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 3970T - Geography Tutorial</h2><p>Third-year non-thesis tutorial for students in the Honors Tutorial College</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 2981T and HTC</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 12</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 12.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 tutorial</p>
<h2>GEOG 3980T - Geography Tutorial</h2><p>Third-year non-thesis tutorial for students in the Honors Tutorial College</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 3970T and HTC</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 12</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 12.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 tutorial</p>
<h2>GEOG 4035 - Introduction to Meteorological Radar Systems, Observations, and Techniques</h2><p>This course will provide an introduction to standard and dual-polarization weather radar systems, interpretation of data collected from such systems, and application techniques utilized for various meteorological purposes. Topics covered will include: 1) basic components of a radar system, atmospheric electromagnetic wave propagation, 2) conditions leading to abnormal wave propagation, 3) retrieval of radar reflectivity and Doppler velocity measurements, 4) observational properties of meteorological targets including clouds, rain, hail, snow, and tornadoes, 5) discrimination between meteorological and non-meteorological returns, and 6) applications of radar data including velocity azimuth displays, dual-Doppler wind retrievals, hydrometeor classification, and rainfall measurements.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> MATH 2301 and (GEOG 3040 or GEOG 4660)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4060 - Synoptic Meteorology</h2><p>An examination of the construction and analysis of models used in the prediction of meteorological phenomena, the development and maintenance of mid-latitude cyclones, and satellite meteorology.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 3040 or 305</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 4070 - Mesoscale Meteorology</h2><p>An examination of severe and unusual weather, mesoscale meteorology, atmospheric stability, and radar meteorology. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 4060</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 4080 - Dynamic Meteorology I</h2><p>Exploration of the physical forces responsible for atmospheric motions. Topics covered include the wind vector; fundamental and apparent forces; the geostrophic wind; the thermal, mechanical and thermodynamic energy equations; balanced flow; vertical motion and the thermal wind; vorticity; and the vorticity and divergence theorems.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 3010 and MATH 3400 and PHYS 2051</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4090 - Dynamic Meteorology II</h2><p>Continuation of Dynamic Meteorology I, with a focus on mid-latitude atmospheric dynamics. Examines the process of a developing mid-latitude cyclone from genesis to lysis, and the interplay between vertical motion, horizontal advection, temperature, and (to some extent) moisture. An investigation of atmospheric dynamics in the planetary boundary layer, where friction must be considered, concludes the course.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 4080</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4110 - Advanced Physical Geography</h2><p>A topics course of focused study on a specific physical geographic theme.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1100 and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4130 - Arid Lands Physical Geography</h2><p>Integrated approach to the physical geographic processes that combine to create the distinctive landscapes of arid regions with an emphasis on their landforms and landforming processes. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> (GEOG 1100 or GEOL 1010) and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4170 - Landscape Ecology</h2><p>Landscape Ecology is an applied science that focuses on the development, consequences, and management of environmental pattern - the spatial distributions of species and the environment resources upon which they depend.This course explores the reciprocal relationship between pattern and process: how pattern is created on the landscape, its implications for populations, communities, and ecosystems, and how spatial pattern changes through time. The specific role of humans in creating and altering landscape pattern is examined.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> (Jr or Sr) and (GEOG 1100 or PBIO 2090 or BIOS 2750 or BIOS 3750)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4280 - Community Geography</h2><p>This course offers a unique combination of collaborative mapping, spatial understanding of community issues, and interaction with and participation in the community from the bottom up, as engaged members of the Athens community. Students will be introduced to real-world problems and best practices, and encouraged to explore creative solutions. Community geography helps students better understand the spatial nature of these issues, how to evaluate both local and global forces which transform communities, and assists them with evaluating actionable solutions which promote sustainability at the local level. This course is designed to engage students with the Athens area, to build collaboration between students, residents and community groups, and to develop marketable skills and expand student awareness of community issues.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 4 hours in GEOG and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4450 - Gender, Environment, and Development</h2><p>Explores frameworks linking gender and the environment and examines how they have influenced the practice of development in various geographic contexts. Case studies from Africa, USA, Latin America, and Asia. Topics include gendered access to resources, health and inequality, men and masculinities, the body and the environment, non-governmental organizations, and grass root organizing. This course includes significant writing and revision.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1200 or 1310 or WGSS 1000 and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4470 - Natural Resource Conservation</h2><p>Themes in American environmental history, resource conservation and management, and contemporary environmentalism.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 2400 and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4480 - Migration and Development</h2><p>Examines migration theory, global and domestic patterns of human migration, and their implications for the environment and development. It will focus on geographic approaches to understanding the causes and development consequences of migration, including transnational and return migration.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> (GEOG 1200 or 1310 or 3210 or SOC 1000) and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4520 - Environmental and Sustainability Planning</h2><p>An introduction to how urban planning tools can be used to support the natural environment and promote local and regional sustainability. Outlines strategies for meeting important biodiversity, water resources, hazard mitigation, working landscape, waste management, and air quality goals. Connects environmental planning with supportive topics such as environmental policy and governance, sustainability and climate action planning, environmental justice, and environmental assessment.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 6 Hours in GEOG and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4550 - History of Planning</h2><p>Explores the development of planning concepts, theory, and practice. It introduces urban and regional planning in the U.S. through its historical and contemporary contexts. Examines the social, economic, political, cultural, and technological factors that influence human landscapes and the profession of planning.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 6 Hours in GEOG and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4560 - The City and the Environment</h2><p>Examination of historical and present-day environmental impacts of urban and suburban expansion in a North American context.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> (GEOG 1200 or 2400) and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4660 - Principles of Remote Sensing</h2><p>Systematic introduction to the principles and application of remote sensing stressing the fundamental characteristics of electromagnetic radiation, energy-atmosphere interactions, design of remote sensing instruments, and the techniques used to extract problem-solving information from remote sensing data. Emphasis is given to digital image-processing techniques and algorithms involved in measurement, analysis, and interpretation of electromagnetic energy collected by remote sensing instruments.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 2680 and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 4670 - Advanced Remote Sensing</h2><p>In depth examination of advanced remote sensing methodologies and applications including object oriented image processing, hyper-spectral analysis, soft image classification, and sensor fusion, focused on their use in the environmental geosciences.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 4660 and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 4710 - Quantitative Methods in Geography</h2><p>An introduction to the application of advanced quantitative methods in geographic research and applied spatial analysis with a focus on statistical problem solving in both human and physical geographic contexts.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 2710 and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4711 - Qualitative Methods in Geography</h2><p>An introduction to qualitative research methods in geography. Covers research design, methodological approaches to research, and qualitative data collection and analysis methods used by geographers. Specific methods covered will include: interviewing, observation, document analysis, and visual analysis.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 6 Hours in GEOG and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4712 - Field Methods in Geography</h2><p>Introduction to geographic field methods and techniques. Field mapping, data collection, spatial sampling, data analysis, synthesis, and reporting.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 2710 and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 2.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 4730 - Principles of GIS</h2><p>Introduction to the fundamental principles and applications of geographic information systems (GISs). In-depth practical training in creation, storage, management, visualization, and map-driven analysis of geospatial data using industry standard GIS and mapping technologies. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 2680</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 4740 - GIS Design and Application Development</h2><p>Introduction to computational foundations of geographic information systems and geospatial mapping technologies. Practical introduction to GIS scripting technologies and software application development.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 4730 and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 4750 - GIS and Landscape Analysis</h2><p>Advanced application of GIS focusing on analytical and computer-based methods critical to the understanding and management of natural resources and the environment. Topics covered include GIS-based decision analysis, constraint mapping, landscape modeling, sustainability assessment and environmental simulation.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 4730 and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 4760 - Advanced Spatial Analysis and GIS Applications</h2><p>GIS based introduction to advanced spatial analysis and spatial decision making concepts. Understanding how proficiency with GIS and spatial analysis can be readily applied in a wide range of problem solving contexts in the social and natural sciences. Emphasis on spatial uncertainty and how it affects the quality of spatial analysis and spatial decision making. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 3600 or 4660 or 4730</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 4770 - Advanced Topics in GeoInformatics</h2><p>In depth examination of emerging technologies, methods and research applications within the broad scope of GIS, Remote Sensing and Cartography. The specific content of this course will vary each time it is offered to enrich student needs and interests. Topics for the course when offered will be announced in the semester course schedule. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 2680 and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>GEOG 4799 - Foundations for Capstone Research in Geography</h2><p>This course provides an introduction to research design and methodology in geography. The course emphasizes the development of a research project from its earliest stages through the identification of emerging research foci within geography's sub-fields. Students interact independently with faculty to define a research focus for the capstone project, which they undertake the semester following the completion of this course in GEOG 4800: Capstone Experience in Geography</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 1100 and GEOG 1200 and GEOG 2710 and GEOG 2680 and Jr or Sr</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4800 - Capstone Experience in Geography</h2><p>Capstone course that encourages the implementation of acquired knowledge from previous course work. Involves an examination and application of topics relating to the history and philosophy of geographic thought.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG major and Sr only</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GEOG 4900 - Special Topics in Geography</h2><p>Special topics in Geography.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG major or minor</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 seminar</p>
<h2>GEOG 4910 - Internship</h2><p>Provides qualifying students with credit for work-study experience in GIS, cartography, remote sensing, land-use planning, resource management, and other fields of applied geography. Supervised by geography faculty and evaluated by on-the-job supervisor.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Permission required and GEOG major and (Jr or Sr)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 12</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 internship</p>
<h2>GEOG 4930 - Independent Study</h2><p>Individual or small group students will have an independent study with faculty members.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Jr or Sr</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 6</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 12.0 independent study</p>
<h2>GEOG 4940 - Research Experience in Human Geography</h2><p>Individualized and directed research under supervision of faculty member. Students select topics or are directed into possible research areas of interest to both the student and faculty member. Student must discuss the research plan with the faculty member before receiving permission to enroll. Scholarship experience typically entails familiarization with relevant literature, research methods, and analysis. Experience culminates in presentation of results in poster format. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 12 hours in GEOG and permission required</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 research</p>
<h2>GEOG 4941 - Research Experience in Physical Geography</h2><p>Individualized and directed research under supervision of faculty member. Students select topics or are directed into possible research areas of interest to both the student and faculty member. Student must discuss the research plan with the faculty member before receiving permission to enroll. Scholarship experience typically entails familiarization with relevant literature, research methods, and analysis. Experience culminates in presentation of results in poster format.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 12 hours in GEOG and permission required</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 research</p>
<h2>GEOG 4942 - Research Experience in Environmental Geography</h2><p>Individualized and directed research under supervision of faculty member. Students select topics or are directed into possible research areas of interest to both the student and faculty member. Student must discuss the research plan with the faculty member before receiving permission to enroll. Scholarship experience typically entails familiarization with relevant literature, research methods, and analysis. Experience culminates in presentation of results in poster format.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 12 hours in GEOG and permission required</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 research</p>
<h2>GEOG 4943 - Research Experience in Geographic Information Science</h2><p>Individualized and directed research under supervision of faculty member. Students select topics or are directed into possible research areas of interest to both the student and faculty member. Student must discuss the research plan with the faculty member before receiving permission to enroll. Scholarship experience typically entails familiarization with relevant literature, research methods, and analysis. Experience culminates in presentation of results in poster format.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 12 hours in GEOG and permission required</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 research</p>
<h2>GEOG 4944 - Research Experience in Meteorology/Climatology</h2><p>Individualized and directed research under supervision of faculty member. Students select topics or are directed into possible research areas of interest to both the student and faculty member. Student must discuss the research plan with the faculty member before receiving permission to enroll. Scholarship experience typically entails familiarization with relevant literature, research methods, and analysis. Experience culminates in presentation of results in poster format.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 12 hours in GEOG and permission required</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 research</p>
<h2>GEOG 4945 - Research Experience in Urban Planning</h2><p>Individualized and directed research under supervision of faculty member. Students select topics or are directed into possible research areas of interest to both the student and faculty member. Student must discuss the research plan with the faculty member before receiving permission to enroll. Scholarship experience typically entails familiarization with relevant literature, research methods, and analysis. Experience culminates in presentation of results in poster format.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 12 hours in GEOG and permission required</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 research</p>
<h2>GEOG 4946 - Research Experience in Globalization and Development</h2><p>Individualized and directed research under supervision of faculty member. Students select topics or are directed into possible research areas of interest to both the student and faculty member. Student must discuss the research plan with the faculty member before receiving permission to enroll. Scholarship experience typically entails familiarization with relevant literature, research methods, and analysis. Experience culminates in presentation of results in poster format.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> 12 hours in GEOG and permission required</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 research</p>
<h2>GEOG 4970T - Geography Tutorial</h2><p>Fourth-year thesis tutorial for students in the Honors Tutorial College</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 3980T and HTC</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 12</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 12.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 tutorial</p>
<h2>GEOG 4980T - Geography Tutorial</h2><p>Fourth-year thesis tutorial for students in the Honors Tutorial College</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GEOG 4970T and HTC</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 12</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 12.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 tutorial</p>
<h2>GEOG 4990H - Honors in Geography</h2><p>This course requires qualified Geography seniors to write an honors thesis, which involves a substantial amount of reading, research and writing, a synthesis of various fields of geographical knowledge, and a mixed use of research tools and methods, including maps, spatial statistics, GIScience, field research, and personal interviews.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Permission required and GEOG major and Sr only</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 tutorial</p>