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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 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 303. Environmental Impact Statements

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


GEOG 365. UAS and Geospatial Analysis

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Basics of small, unmanned aerial systems and how they are integrated into geospatial analysis.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


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


GEOG 369. Geography of East Asia

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Physical, historical, cultural, economic, and political geography of East Asia and its component countries of China and Taiwan, Japan, Korea. Regional.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GEOG 372. Conservation of World Resources

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Conservation movement and its expression in conservation policies and activities. Supply, use, and management of natural resources, their planned development and use.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 10: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES


GEOG 373. Geography of Latin America

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Geographical analysis of the physical, cultural, economic, and political diversity of the major regions and countries of Latin America. Regional.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GEOG 374. Geography of Europe

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Regional treatment of areas dominated by the European Union. Interpretation of economic conditions. Regional.
Semester Offered: Spring


GEOG 375. Geography of the United States

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Physical, historical, cultural, economic and political geography of the United States. Regional.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GEOG 376. Geography of Minnesota

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Geography of Minnesota: distribution of surface features, natural resources, climactic differences, crops and human activity. Regional.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GEOG 378. Geography of Russia and Former Soviet Union

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Physical and cultural characteristics and relationships of the land and population of Russia and countries of the former Soviet Union. Regional.
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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