Geography

  • GEOG 5210 CLIMATOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr., Senior standing or departmental approval.
    An introduction to the field of climatology. Basic principles and process that constitute the earth’s climate system (e.g. surface-atmosphere energy budge, the hydrologic cycle, and atmospheric motion) as well as climate change and sea level rise.
  • GEOG 5220 GEOMORPHOLOGY (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2.
    Basic concepts, terms, and techniques used to identify landforms and their evolutionary processes. Study of the origin of landforms with emphasis on the ecologic processes and structures that generate the landforms and applications of landform analysis. Two all-day weekend trips are required. Two one-hour classes and one two-hour laboratory per week.
  • GEOG 5400 GEOGRAPHY OF NATURAL HAZARDS (3) LEC. 3.
    Geography of natural hazards and their impacts on society. Credit will not be given for both GEOG 5400 and GEOG 6400.
  • GEOG 5500 GEOGRAPHY OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Understanding and application of the theories and methods for the United States’ version of environmental impact assessment.
  • GEOG 5510 HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Investigation of the inter-relationships between humans and their natural or physical environments.
  • GEOG 5550 GEOGRAPHY OF WATER RESOURCES (3) LEC. 3.
    Study of water use, management, law, and conflicts at local and international scales. May count either GEOG 5550 or GEOG 6550.
  • GEOG 5600 GLOBAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Global environmental problems such as climate change, ozone and deforestation and international public agencies and private volunteer movements protecting our global commons.
  • GEOG 5720 PANAMA STUDY ABROAD-CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENT (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Four-week course intended to give students a general understanding of the potential impacts of climate change on Panama’s environment via a mix of lectures, hands-on activities and field trips.
  • GEOG 6220 GEOMORPHOLOGY (3) LEC. 3.
    Basic concepts, terms, and techniques used to identify landforms and their evolutionary processes. Credit will not be given for both GEOG 5220 and GEOG 6220.
  • GEOG 6400 GEOGRAPHY OF NATURAL HAZARDS (3) LEC. 3.
    Geography of natural hazards and their impacts on society. Credit will not be given for both GEOG 5400 and GEOG 6400.
  • GEOG 6500 GEOGRAPHY OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Understanding and application of the theories and methods for the United States’ version of environmental impact assessment.
  • GEOG 6510 HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Investigation the inter-relationships between humans and their natural or physical environments.
  • GEOG 6550 GEOGRAPHY OF WATER RESOURCES (3) LEC. 3.
    Study of water use, management, law, and conflicts at local and international scales. May count either GEOG 5550 or GEOG 6550.
  • GEOG 6600 GLOBAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    Global environmental problems such as climate change, ozone and deforestation and international public agencies and private volunteer movements protecting our global commons.
  • GEOG 6870 ADVANCED REMOTE SENSING (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Pr. GEOG 6820.
    Explores advanced topics of remote sensing for use in research and analysis. Credit will not be given for both GEOG 5870 and GEOG 6870.