GEO

Geography

  • GEO 2100 Physical Geography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Human natural environment at regional and global scales including the intersections of climate, soils, vegetation, landscapes, and people.

  • GEO 2200 Human Geography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Spatial characteristics of human activities. Examination of settlement, population, religion and language patterns.

  • GEO 2210 Nonwestern Human Environments

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Human development and the impact of globalization on patterns of land use, population, economic activity, culture, settlements, and political systems in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.

  • GEO 2300 Global Awareness

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to maps and using maps as means of developing global awareness.

  • GEO 3100 Economic Geography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Geographic factors that influence human economic activities and explain patterns of production, consumption of goods and services, and location change.

  • GEO 3200 Community and Regional Planning I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Development of city planning as a professional discipline that has significantly shaped urban spaces. Planning practices and theories related to spatial patterns and design, including location theory and democratic processes.

  • GEO 3300 World Regional Geography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Spatial characteristics that comprise world regions and connections between world regions utilizing environmental, cultural, political and economic factors.

  • GEO 3400 Urban Geography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Spatial development of urban areas in United States and selected urban areas globally. Examines scale, characteristics, and interconnectedness of urban areas using location quotients, technology development, and population migration concepts.

  • GEO 3500 Environmental Geography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Economic and spatial examination of resources with an emphasis upon and analysis of supply, consumption and sustainability. Conservation presented as a principal strategy to manage resources for future generations. Integrated Writing course.

  • GEO 3600 Concepts of Geo-Spatial Mapping

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of geo-spatial concepts to analyze data. Utilizes "freeware" to map and interpret social, economic, political, and demographic data. Designed for majors and future professionals in education, planning, marketing, and other fields.

  • GEO 3700 Regional Geography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Major and minor regions around the world. Physical and cultural factors used to compare and contrast selected regions.

  • GEO 4000 Climate Meteorology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles of climatic classification and the atmospheric system. Observation, measurement, and analysis of climatic elements and the atmosphere at rest and in motion.

  • GEO 4100 Remote Sensing

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Survey of remote sensing spatial analysis. Applications, technology, and spatial measurements used to interpret remote sensed images.

  • GEO 4200 Remote Sensing Applications

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Application of geographic methodology to social, political and environmental problems utilizing remote sensed images. Development of capacity to interpret remote sensed data and complete an analysis of data.

  • GEO 4400 Community and Regional Planning II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Planning structures, developing plans, and preparing analytical studies needed to make planning decisions. Solving social and economic problems using planning tools.

  • GEO 4410 Cartography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Basic concepts of cartography, including components of maps, coordinate system, spatial projections, and map design. Special emphasis on data, computational methods and ethical cartographic practices.

  • GEO 4430 Geographic Information Systems

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles, structure and application of macro and micro spatial analytical techniques. Use of state-of-the art software to create map layers that can be stacked and interpreted.

  • GEO 4440 Advanced GIS Applications

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced geo-spatial analysis techniques using ArcView and ArcGIS software. Use of GIS analysis and technology to describe spatial elements of public and private sector development issues and forecast change.

  • GEO 4460 Transportation Principles

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles related to developing and managing public and human service transportation systems. Role of public and human service transportation in society; history and geography of public transportation; and spatial, funding, organizational, cost benefit, labor, and customer service issues.

  • GEO 4500 Seminar in Urban Geography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Geographic perspectives of urban development. Topics vary from current issues to advances in theory and methods.

  • GEO 4840 Biogeography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the factors affecting the distribution of plants and animals.

  • GEO 4860 Foundations and Methods of Geography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theories and methods comprising the field of geography. Development of the profession and paradigms and traditions of geographical study and analysis. Integrated Writing course.

  • GEO 4890 Special Topics

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Projects involve spatial analyses of economic, social and cultural phenomena.

  • GEO 4900 Honors Project in Geography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Independent advanced work on an approved honors project.

  • GEO 4950 Geography Internship

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Application of theory to practice in the nonprofit, private, or public sector. Requires 300 hours of work for an agency.

  • GEO 4980 Special Topics

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Projects involve analysis of economic, social and cultural phenomena.

  • GEO 4990 Applied Research Project

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Involves students in the process of researching and writing a senior seminar paper. Integrated Writing course.

  • GEO 6000 Climate Meteorology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles of climatic classification and the atmospheric system. Observation, measurement, and analysis of climatic elements and the atmosphere at rest and in motion.

  • GEO 6100 Remote Sensing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Survey of remote sensing spatial analysis. Applications, technology, and spatial measurements used to interpret remote sensed images.

  • GEO 6200 Remote Sensing Applications

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Application of geographic methodology to social, political and environmental problems utilizing remote sensed images. Development of capacity to interpret remote sensed data and complete an analysis of data.

  • GEO 6410 Cartography

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Study of the basic concepts of cartography, including components of maps, coordinate system, spatial projections, and map design. Special emphasis placed on data, computational methods and ethical cartographic practices.

  • GEO 6430 Geographic Information Science Principles

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of the principles, structure and application of macro and micro spatial analytical techniques. Utilizes state-of-the art software to create map layers that can be stacked and interpreted.

  • GEO 6440 Advanced Geographic Information Applications

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of advanced geo-spatial analysis techniques using ArcView and ArcGIS software. GIS analysis and technology used to describe spatial elements of public and private sector development issues and to forecast change.

  • GEO 6460 Transportation Principles

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Overview of principles related to developing and managing public and human service transportation systems.