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GEOG 106. People and the Planet

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Human impact on the biosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere. Case studies of current environmental issues emphasizing the interrelationship between human systems and natural systems on the global and local scales.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 10: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES


GEOG 111. Introduction to Global Geography (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Global geographic thinking; understanding of global patterns.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 8: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES


GEOG 144. Travel and Tourism Internship Seminar

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Policies and expectations for completing an internship (domestic/international) in the Travel and Tourism program. Must be taken the semester prior to the beginning of the internship.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


GEOG 216. Principles of Geographic Information Science

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Basic principles, concepts and technology that are universal to all parts of Geographic Information Science and geographic information systems software. Integrated Lab. The department offers an examination for credit option for this course.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


GEOG 253. Theories and Concepts in Geography

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Philosophy, theories, concepts, methods, and techniques in the study of geography; recommended for Minnesota social studies teacher certification.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GEOG 270. Introduction to Cultural Geography (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Examines a range of concepts, themes, and approaches geographers have used to explore how cultural ideas, practices and forms interact with particular spaces, places and landscapes.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


GEOG 271. Economic Geography

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Spatial patterns and organization of economic activities. Topical.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 5: HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES


GEOG 272. Physical Geography

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Geographical description of spatial characteristics associated with the Earth's hydrosphere, biosphere, atmosphere, and lithosphere.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 3: NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES


GEOG 275. Geography of the United States

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: How the cultural and physical elements of geography combine to impart regional identity. Regional.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GEOG 276. Geography of Travel and Tourism I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Attractions and features of global tourism resources, emphasizing Europe, Asia and Africa.
Semester Offered: Fall


GEOG 277. Geography of Travel and Tourism II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Attractions and features of global tourism resources emphasizing North America, Central America, the Caribbean, South America and Oceania.
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 290. World of Travel and Tourism

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Introduction to the world of travel and tourism, with a special emphasis on its industries, systems and career opportunities.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


GEOG 292. Tourism Facilities Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Organization and structure of supply sector components of the tourism industry, including attractions, lodging, food, visitor services, meeting facilities and their functions of management.
Prerequisites: GEOG 290
Semester Offered: Fall


GEOG 297. Travel Automation

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Principles and practice of automated reservation systems. Online course. Permission required.
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 303. Environmental Impact Statements

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Preparation and use of environmental impact statements. Topical.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GEOG 315. GIS for the Urban Environment

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Conceptual and practical underpinnings of establishing and using a Geographic Information System.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GEOG 316. Geographic Information Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Concepts of GIS, including the capture, preprocessing, storage, manipulation, and display of spatial data.
Prerequisites: GEOG 216
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


GEOG 320. The Geography of Wine

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Physical and human geographies of wine. How, why and where it is made. Historical changes in production and consumption of wine. Development of local wine industry.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GEOG 325. Soils and Landscapes

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Soil properties and classification, characteristics of soil landscapes, and uses of major soil groups.
Semester Offered: Odd Fall


GEOG 335. Land Surveying

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Review of surveying. Surveying calculations; traverses, azimuths, areas, horizontal and vertical curves.
Semester Offered: Fall


GEOG 336. Control and Geodetic Surveying

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Control Surveys, UTM, SPCS and USPLSS. Deformation and hydrographic surveys. Ground control and photogammetric mapping.
Prerequisites: GEOG 335
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 350. Introduction to Remote Sensing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Analysis of photographic images on the earth's landscape to identify objects that reveal spatial relations, and interpreting their significance. Topical.
Prerequisites: GEOG 216
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


GEOG 361. Tourism Transportation Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Organization, structure and importance of passenger transportation systems.
Prerequisites: GEOG 290
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 363. Tour Operations

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Directing domestic/international tours.
Prerequisites: GEOG 290
Semester Offered: Fall


GEOG 368. Geography of the Middle East

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Geographical analysis of political, economic, and social issues relevant to the Middle East. Regional.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


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