GEOG390 - Geographic Research Design

General

Prefix
GEOG
Course Number
390
Course ID
00001081
Course Level
Undergraduate
Instruction Mode
Field Work
Department(s)
Geography & Planning
Description
Geographic research methods; contemporary techniques for data collection, analysis, and presentation. Topical. Pre-req.: GEOG 106 or GEOG 111; GEOG 216, GEOG 270 or GEOG 271, GEOG 272.
Cross Listed Courses

Prerequisites

Credits

Min
3
Max
3
Repeatable
No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course
No
MN Goal Designation(s)
-
Cultural Diversity
No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome
Identify and critically assess key concepts in geography.
Outcome
Assess commonly used techniques and field methods for research in geography.
Outcome
Identify and describe an original topic of interest for an undergraduate research project in one of the following areas of geography: i) physical geography; ii) techniques; iii) human-environment interaction; iv) human geography.
Outcome
Locate, summarize, critically appraise, and synthesize appropriate scholarly materials in the preparation of a literature review for an undergraduate research project proposal in their chosen area of study.
Outcome
Identify, describe, justify choice of, execute, and evaluate a relevant method to research questions developed for chosen topic of study.
Outcome
Effectively present overall undergraduate research project proposal orally and in written form.

Dependencies

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