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Course Listings and Descriptions

Geography courses are categorized into five major groups:

Courses are distinguished by the use of the second digit in the course number as follows:

Introductory and General: Second digit is 1 (e.g. GEOG-1102/3 Introductory Cultural Geography I)
Physical Geography: Second digit is 2 (e.g. GEOG-1201/3 Introductory Atmospheric Science)
Technique: Second digit is 3 (e.g. GEOG-2303/3 Aerial Photography)
Systematic Cultural: Second digit is 4 (e.g. GEOG-2407/3 Recreation Geography)
Regional: Second digit is 5 (e.g. GEOG-3508/3 Geography of the Developing World)


Beyond the minimum requirements for each degree, students may choose courses which provide a coherent specialization within the discipline.


Geography courses which satisfy the science requirement:
The science requirement will be satisfied by 6 credit hours from the following courses:

  • GEOG-1201(3) Introductory Atmospheric Science
  • GEOG-1202(3) Introductory Earth Science
  • GEOG-2213(3) Introductory Soil Science
  • GEOG-2214(3) Soil-Vegetation Systems
  • GEOG-2207(3) Climatology
  • GEOG-2210(3) Meteorology
  • GEOG-2215(3) Minerology and Petrology
  • GEOG-2216(3) Physical Geology
  • GEOG-2218(3) Fluvial and Hillslope Processes
  • GEOG-2219(3) Glacial and Periglacial Processes

4000-Level Courses:
Minimum 3.0 GPA (B) in major courses (students lacking the requisite 3.0 GPA should consult the Department regarding eligibility to take 4000-level courses). Permission of the Department is required for each 4000-level course.

Course Outlines:
Course outlines are distributed to students during the first week of term for every course offered by the Geography Department. Check the Course Outline page at the beginning of each term for updated course outlines.


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