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GEOG 432. Applied Geography Seminar

Credits: 3
Department: Geography
Description: Capstone project course for Geography majors. Independent original research culminating in a public presentation and written thesis. Satisfies Upper Writing Division Requirement for GEOG B.A.
Prerequisites: GEOG 390
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Develop effective and original research question(s) in a study in one of the following areas of geography: i) physical geography; ii) techniques; iii) human-environment interaction; iv) human geography
2. Locate, summarize, critically appraise, and synthesize appropriate scholarly materials in the preparation of a literature review in their chosen area of study.
3. Identify, describe, justify choice of, execute, and evaluate a relevant method to research questions developed for chosen topic of study.
4. Present overall research project orally and in written form consistent with UDWR criteria.

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