Courses Offered

GEOG 105 Introduction to Human Geography
3 cr. Undergraduate.
How humans interact with and alter the Earth through cultural, political, and economic processes; how these processes are dependent on and affect Earth's natural resources. 2 hrs lec, 1 hr dis.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Spring 2021, Summer 2020, Spring 2020, Summer 2019.

GEOG 110 The World: Peoples and Regions
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Introduction to regional cultural geography through a study of representative and significant areas of the earth.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Summer 2021, Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Summer 2020.

GEOG 114 Geography of Race in the United States
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Contemporary geographic issues of segregation, assimilation, belonging, and exclusion facing African-American, white, Asian, Latino, Native American and either groups in the U.S. 2 hrs lec, 1 hr dis.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: CD, SS
Last Taught: Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020, Fall 2019.

GEOG 115 Globalization and Economic Development
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Geographic perspectives on world economy: geographic organization of contemporary production and consumption around the world; historical development of capitalist economy; economic geography of globalization processes.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2012.

GEOG 120 Our Physical Environment
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Characteristics and significance of world land form, climate, soils, vegetation, and mineral and water resources. 2 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab/dis.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: NS+
Course Rules: Not open for cr to students w/cr in Geog 121(ER), 122(ER).
Last Taught: Summer 2021, Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Summer 2020.

GEOG 125 Introduction to Environmental Geography
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Introduction to environmental geography and related environmental problems aimed at understanding of the earth's systems in our daily encounter with them.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: NS
Last Taught: Summer 2021, Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Summer 2020.

GEOG 128 Introduction to Caves and Caving
3 cr. Undergraduate.
An introduction to the science of speleology, to the underground world of caves, and to the techniques and history of caving.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: NS
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.

GEOG 140 Our Urban Environment: Introduction to Urban Geography
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Site and situation, central functions, spatial patterns of socio-economic and demographic characteristics of urban population. Spatial patterns of urban economy.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017.

GEOG 193 First-Year Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Course Rules: Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194).
Last Taught: Fall 2004, Fall 2002, Fall 2001, Fall 2000.

GEOG 194 First-Year Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: NS
Course Rules: Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194).
Last Taught: Fall 2005, Fall 2003, Fall 1999, Spring 1998.

GEOG 199 Independent Study
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
For further information, consult dept chair.
Prerequisites: 2.0 GPA; consent of instructor, department chair, and Assistant Dean for Student Academic Services.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2006, Spring 2004, Summer 2002.

GEOG 213 Geography of Asia
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Population, resources, development, and diversity. Regions discussed are East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Central Asia.
Prerequisites: soph st.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2015, Spring 2013, Spring 2011.

GEOG 215 Introduction to Geographic Information Science
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Geographic objects, their representation and analysis. Topics include special nature of spatial data; concepts of space, mapping, spatial relationships; and use of geographic information systems. 2 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab.
Prerequisites: none.
Last Taught: Summer 2021, Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Summer 2020.

GEOG 231 Muslim Geographies: Identities and Politics
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Origin and main features of Islam and the diversity of Muslim cultures in various geographical, social, cultural, and political contexts.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017, Fall 2015, Fall 2014.

GEOG 247 Quantitative Analysis in Geography
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of quantitative measures to geographic problems. Topics include descriptive statistics, statistical inference, and bivariate relationships.
Prerequisites: Satisfaction of GER Quantitative Literacy - Part A.
General Education Requirements: QLB
Course Rules: 2 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab.
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017.

GEOG 289 Internship in Geography, Lower Division
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of basic principles of geography in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.
Prerequisites: intro course in Geog; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
Course Rules: One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2008, Spring 2006, Fall 2005, Summer 2004.

GEOG 296 UROP Apprenticeship
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.
Prerequisites: acceptance into UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.
Course Rules: One credit for 45 hrs research. May be retaken to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Not open to jrs & srs.
Last Taught: Fall 2005.

GEOG 297 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.
Prerequisites: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2017.

GEOG 299 Ad Hoc:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.
Prerequisites: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 1998, Spring 1989, Spring 1986.

GEOG 304 Human Impact on the Environment
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Geographical and temporal distribution of human effects on land and resources; historical background of human concern for deleterious effects of impacts on environments.
Prerequisites: jr st; intro course in Geog or a life sci recom.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014.

GEOG 306 Natural Hazards
3 cr. Undergraduate.
An introduction to processes and conditions responsible for natural hazards, reasons for geographic patterns of hazards' occurrence, and modes of adjustment to natural hazards.
Prerequisites: jr st; a physical geog course recom.
General Education Requirements: NS
Last Taught: Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020, Fall 2019.

GEOG 309 Nationalities and Nations of the World
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Geographies of national identities and nationalism. Changing borders of countries, transnational migration, refugees. Use of memorial spaces rel. to national identity and legacies of colonialism. Transnational human rights activism, fascism, neoliberalism and its opposition.
Prerequisites: junior standing or one of the following: GEOG 110(P), GEOG 114(P), ETHNIC 101(P), or ETHNIC 102(P); or consent of instructor.
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017.

GEOG 310 General Climatology
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Global patterns of climate and the processes that shape them. Climatic elements, upper-atmospheric waves, internet data, Midwest climate, climate classification, and climate change.
Prerequisites: jr st; Geog 120(R), Atm Sci 100(R), or Atm Sci 240(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017.

GEOG 325 Introduction to Data Science with R, Python, and GIS
4 cr. Undergraduate.
Basic concepts and practices in data science using R; introduction to practical skills for using Python and ArcGIS. 2.5 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2019.

GEOG 330 Europe: East and West
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Europe's lands and peoples, physical and cultural diversities and similarities.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2021, Spring 2020, Spring 2019, Spring 2018.

GEOG 340 Biogeography
3 cr. Undergraduate.
An introduction to the geography of the biosphere, the earth's surface, and the plants and animals which live there.
Prerequisites: jr st; a physical geog or a biology course recom.
Last Taught: Summer 2021, Spring 2021, Summer 2020, Spring 2020.

GEOG 350 Conservation of Natural Resources
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Analysis of environmental ethics; the positive and negative consequences of resource development with emphasis on strategies designed to resolve environmental conflicts.
Prerequisites: jr st or a geog course.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Summer 2021, Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Summer 2020.

GEOG 381 Honors Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Selected topics in geography.
Prerequisites: soph st; Honors200(P); cons Honors College dir.
General Education Requirements: SS
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2016, Spring 2014, Spring 2012.

GEOG 400 Population, Environment, Development
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Population processes and policies in different geographical contexts: fertility, mortality, migration, and policies affecting these; population-environment relations; interactions of population and economic development.
Prerequisites: jr st; Geog 105(P), 110(P), 114(P), or 140(P).
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Spring 2013.

GEOG 400G Population, Environment, Development
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Population processes and policies in different geographical contexts: fertility, mortality, migration, and policies affecting these; population-environment relations; interactions of population and economic development.
Prerequisites: jr st; Geog 105(P), 110(P), 114(P), or 140(P).
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Spring 2013.

GEOG 403 Remote Sensing: Environmental and Land Use Analysis
4 cr. Undergraduate.
Use of aerial photographs and digital imagery in environmental and land use analysis, including urban areas. 3 hrs lec; 2 hrs lab. PC/Windows familiarity recom.
Prerequisites: jr st & Geog 215(P).
Last Taught: Spring 2021, Spring 2020, Spring 2019, Spring 2018.

GEOG 405 Cartography
4 cr. Undergraduate.
Thematic cartography; map communication, design principles, illustration and mapping software. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab.
Prerequisites: jr st & Geog 215(P).
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016.

GEOG 410 Gendered Geographies
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Various ways feminist geographers have analyzed gender in relation to phenomena such as the body, home, work, the nation, colonization, and globalization.
Prerequisites: jr st & one of Geog 105(P) or 110(P) or Wmns 200(P) or 201(P) or equiv; or grad st.
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Spring 2008.

GEOG 410G Gendered Geographies
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Various ways feminist geographers have analyzed gender in relation to phenomena such as the body, home, work, the nation, colonization, and globalization.
Prerequisites: jr st & one of Geog 105(P) or 110(P) or Wmns 200(P) or 201(P) or equiv; or grad st.
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Spring 2008.

GEOG 415 Hydrogeography
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Role of water in geographic systems. Interaction of water with physical and human systems, key hydrological processes, spatial and temporal variations of water, data collection, modeling.
Prerequisites: junior standing and GEOG 120(P) or GEOG 125(P); or graduate standing.
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Fall 2018.

GEOG 415G Hydrogeography
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Role of water in geographic systems. Interaction of water with physical and human systems, key hydrological processes, spatial and temporal variations of water, data collection, modeling.
Prerequisites: junior standing and GEOG 120(P) or GEOG 125(P); or graduate standing.
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Fall 2018.

GEOG 420 Methods and Principles in Land Form Geography
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Geographic qualitative and quantitative methods in land form analysis and principles of landscape evolution.
Prerequisites: jr st & Geog 120(P) or 121(P) or Geo Sci 100(P).
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017.

GEOG 420G Methods and Principles in Land Form Geography
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Geographic qualitative and quantitative methods in land form analysis and principles of landscape evolution.
Prerequisites: jr st & Geog 120(P) or 121(P) or Geo Sci 100(P).
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017.

GEOG 421 Geography of Latin America
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Topical and regional analysis of physical features, discovery and exploration, processes of settlement, evolution of the landscape, and problems of development through modern times.
Prerequisites: jr st & Geog 110(P) or 120(P) or 125(P); or grad st.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Fall 2011.

GEOG 421G Geography of Latin America
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Topical and regional analysis of physical features, discovery and exploration, processes of settlement, evolution of the landscape, and problems of development through modern times.
Prerequisites: jr st & Geog 110(P) or 120(P) or 125(P); or grad st.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Fall 2011.

GEOG 430 Geography of Transportation
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Geographic analysis of transportation, with emphasis on commodity flows and traffic patterns.
Prerequisites: jr st; Geog 115(P).
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Fall 2009, Fall 2008, Spring 2007.

GEOG 437 Qualitative Methods in Geography
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Research design, interview, focus group, ethnography, survey, and discourse analysis; epistemological debates and the methodological and ethical issues that arise throughout the research process.
Prerequisites: jr st; Geog 105(P), 110(P), 114(P), or 140(P).

GEOG 441 Geography of Cities and Metropolitan Areas
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Extent, localization, and geographic relations of land uses, facilities, and internal circulation, with particular reference to large North American cities.
Prerequisites: jr st & intro course in geog or acceptable course in an urban related field, e.g. Econ, UrbPlan, Urb Std; or grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2020.

GEOG 441G Geography of Cities and Metropolitan Areas
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Extent, localization, and geographic relations of land uses, facilities, and internal circulation, with particular reference to large North American cities.
Prerequisites: jr st & intro course in geog or acceptable course in an urban related field, e.g. Econ, UrbPlan, Urb Std; or grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2020.

GEOG 443 Cities of the World: Comparative Urban Geography
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Geographic analysis of world urban systems with emphasis on the cultural traditions, form, function and socio-economic development of cities.
Prerequisites: jr st & Geog 110(P), 115(P), or 140(P).
Last Taught: Spring 2020.

GEOG 443G Cities of the World: Comparative Urban Geography
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Geographic analysis of world urban systems with emphasis on the cultural traditions, form, function and socio-economic development of cities.
Prerequisites: jr st & Geog 110(P), 115(P), or 140(P).
Last Taught: Spring 2020.

GEOG 450 Climates of the Past and Climate Change
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Climatic history of the earth and climate models. Milankovitch theory, quaternary climates, temporal-spatial scales of change, general circulation, and earth system models.
Prerequisites: jr st, Geog 120(P) or Atm Sci 100(P) or 240(P), & Geog 310(R); or grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Fall 2019.

GEOG 450G Climates of the Past and Climate Change
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Climatic history of the earth and climate models. Milankovitch theory, quaternary climates, temporal-spatial scales of change, general circulation, and earth system models.
Prerequisites: jr st, Geog 120(P) or Atm Sci 100(P) or 240(P), & Geog 310(R); or grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Fall 2019.

GEOG 455 Applied Climatology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Applications of climate processes and data. Solar energy, wind energy, food production, water usage, building design, urban environments, ecological assessment, and land form development.
Prerequisites: jr st, Geog 120(P) or Atm Sci 100(P) or 240(P), & Geog 310(R); or grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2012, Spring 2006.

GEOG 455G Applied Climatology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Applications of climate processes and data. Solar energy, wind energy, food production, water usage, building design, urban environments, ecological assessment, and land form development.
Prerequisites: jr st, Geog 120(P) or Atm Sci 100(P) or 240(P), & Geog 310(R); or grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2012, Spring 2006.

GEOG 464 Environmental Problems
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
General discussion and case studies of geographical contexts and historical roots of modern environmental problems. History of human concern over adverse environmental impacts.
Prerequisites: jr st & an intro course in a life science or environmental science.
Last Taught: Spring 2021, Fall 2020.

GEOG 464G Environmental Problems
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
General discussion and case studies of geographical contexts and historical roots of modern environmental problems. History of human concern over adverse environmental impacts.
Prerequisites: jr st & an intro course in a life science or environmental science.
Last Taught: Spring 2021, Fall 2020.

GEOG 470 Geography of South Asia
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Survey of the historical, cultural and economic geography of South Asia, including India and adjacent countries.
Prerequisites: jr st; intro Geog, Anthro, or Econ course.
Last Taught: Spring 2020.

GEOG 470G Geography of South Asia
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Survey of the historical, cultural and economic geography of South Asia, including India and adjacent countries.
Prerequisites: jr st; intro Geog, Anthro, or Econ course.
Last Taught: Spring 2020.

GEOG 489 Internship in Geography, Upper Division
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of advanced principles of geography in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.
Prerequisites: jr st; 300-level or above course in Geog; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
Course Rules: One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Summer 2018, Summer 2017, Spring 2017.

GEOG 496 UROP Apprenticeship, Upper Level
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff. One credit for 45 hrs research.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance to UROP.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 9 cr max.

GEOG 497 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018.

GEOG 497G Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Fall 2018.

GEOG 499 Ad Hoc:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.
Prerequisites: jr st; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 1999.

GEOG 515 Watershed Analysis and Modeling
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Theories and applications of analytical and modeling techniques for watershed processes, including geographic information systems (GIS), statistics, and computer simulations.
Prerequisites: junior standing; working knowledge of GIS; GEOG 415(R), GEO SCI 463(R), or GEOG 562(R).
Last Taught: Spring 2020, Fall 2016, Spring 2014.

GEOG 520 Physical Geography of the City
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Spatial aspects and interactions of plants, animals, climate, soils, and water resources relevant to human activities in the urban environment.
Prerequisites: jr st & Geog 120(P) or 125(P); or grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Spring 2013.

GEOG 520G Physical Geography of the City
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Spatial aspects and interactions of plants, animals, climate, soils, and water resources relevant to human activities in the urban environment.
Prerequisites: jr st & Geog 120(P) or 125(P); or grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2019, Spring 2013.

GEOG 525 Geographic Information Science
4 cr. Undergraduate.
Geographic and information theoretical foundations of geographic information science (GIS). Use of macro languages in a software project to expand GIS functionality. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab.
Prerequisites: jr st, & Geog 215(P).
Last Taught: Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020, Fall 2019.

GEOG 531 Insurgent Cities - Global Geographies of Urban Social Movements
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Current and past social movements, activism, resistance, and revolution and their multiscalar geographies, from the urban, to the national, to the global.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2018.

GEOG 540 Globalization and the City
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Spatial aspects of globalization and their impact on the city. Topics include emergence of global cities, impacts on urban development, and global era urban strategies.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2020.

GEOG 540G Globalization and the City
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Spatial aspects of globalization and their impact on the city. Topics include emergence of global cities, impacts on urban development, and global era urban strategies.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2020.

GEOG 547 Spatial Analysis
4 cr. Undergraduate.
Advanced analysis techniques, including multivariate relationships and spatial modeling.
Prerequisites: jr st; Geog 247(P) or dept-approved equiv.
Last Taught: Spring 2021, Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017.

GEOG 564 Urban Environmental Change and Social Justice
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Spatial aspects of contributors to urban environmental change affecting social justice. Inequitable distribution of environmental risks and benefits; challenge of developing policies.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2021.

GEOG 564G Urban Environmental Change and Social Justice
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Spatial aspects of contributors to urban environmental change affecting social justice. Inequitable distribution of environmental risks and benefits; challenge of developing policies.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2021.

GEOG 600 Perspectives on Geography
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Seminar on concepts, methods, and approaches to geographic inquiry. Discussion of professional geographic materials, bibliographic procedures and methodologies.
Prerequisites: sr st; declared geography major; writ cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2021, Spring 2020, Spring 2019, Spring 2018.

GEOG 625 Intermediate Geographic Information Science
4 cr. Undergraduate.
Concepts and techniques of geographic information science (GIS), with emphasis on GIS-based spatial analysis, associated applications, and technology. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab.
Prerequisites: jr st: Geog 525(P) or UrbPlan 591(P) or 791(P); or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017.

GEOG 647 ArcGIS Programming with Python
4 cr. Undergraduate.
Fundamentals of Python programming language; focus on programming designed to automate ArcGIS geoprocessing tasks, manipulate spatial data (including geometries and rasters), and create customized tools.
Prerequisites: jr st; C+ or better in Geog 525(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2020.

GEOG 650 Geography Field Work
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Geographic field techniques and field problems; classroom preparations and field projects.
Prerequisites: jr st; writ cons instr.
Course Rules: Students will pay fieldwork expenses. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2021, Summer 2020.

GEOG 650G Geography Field Work
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Geographic field techniques and field problems; classroom preparations and field projects.
Prerequisites: jr st; writ cons instr.
Course Rules: Students will pay fieldwork expenses. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2021, Summer 2020.

GEOG 696 Independent Work in Physical Geography
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Independent reading or project on a physical geography topic under the supervision of a geography faculty member.
Prerequisites: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2015, Fall 2012, Spring 2012.

GEOG 698 GIS/Cartography Internship
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Practical GIS/cartography experience with government agency or private firm under supervision of working expert and faculty member. Intern's contract specifies duties and duration.
Prerequisites: jr st; Geog 215(P); writ cons instr & dept chair.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Summer 2020, Spring 2020.

GEOG 699 Independent Work
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Independent reading or project. See Advanced Independent Study.
Prerequisites: jr st, 2.0 GPA, consent of instructor, department chair, and Assistant Dean for Student Academic Services.
Course Rules: May be retaken with change in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2020, Spring 2020, Spring 2019, Spring 2016.