Spring 2014 Courses

Spring 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GEOG 111 - 02 Human Geography M - W - F 1055 - 1200 JRC 401
CRN: 21618 4 Credit Hours Instructor: David W. Kelley This course explores the effects of social, economic, environmental, political, and demographic change from a geographic perspective. It introduces students to a broad range of topics, including the effects of population growth, human impact on the environment, economic development, and globalization. Offered every semester. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.
GEOG 113 - 01 World Geography M - W - F 1215 - 1320 MHC 205
CRN: 20147 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Robert J. Werner A country-by-country study of the world. The goal of this course is to emphasize whatever best explains the character of each country. This may be population, economics, resources, or any aspect of nature or humanity that gives an insightful understanding of each country. Offered every semester. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.
GEOG 113 - 02 World Geography M - W - F 1335 - 1440 MHC 205
CRN: 21045 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Robert J. Werner A country-by-country study of the world. The goal of this course is to emphasize whatever best explains the character of each country. This may be population, economics, resources, or any aspect of nature or humanity that gives an insightful understanding of each country. Offered every semester. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.
GEOG 321 - 01 Geographic Info Systems - T - R - 1330 - 1510 JRC 426
CRN: 21315 4 Credit Hours Instructor: David W. Kelley The theme of this course is how to perform data analysis using Geographic Information Systems. Specific topics include spatial database operations, buffers, map overlay and address matching. The course illustrates the principles of Geographic Information Systems using a variety of real-world applications from demography to environmental studies. Usually offered spring semester.
GEOG 330 - 01 Geography/Business/Planning M - W - F 1215 - 1320 JRC 426
CRN: 20148 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Catherine L. Hansen Geographic techniques for business and planning applications include demographic analysis of customer characteristics, consumer's geographic behavior, trade areas, patterns of retailing, store location problems, site appraisals, optimal routing, and marketing. Offered every semester.
GEOG 331 - 01 Conservation Geography - T - R - 0955 - 1135 JRC 426
CRN: 22579 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Paul A. Lorah This course uses basic Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to study a wide range of conservation issues. GIS is ideal platform for exploring the relationships between the economic, political and environmental processes shaping our landscapes. Typical class projects include locating the best lands in Minnesota for carbon sequestration projects and helping the Minnesota Nature Conservancy target valuable forest habitat for conservation purchases.
GEOG 422 - 01 GIS Customization/Programming - - - - - -
CRN: 22848 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Catherine L. Hansen This course is an introduction to customization and programming based on Python for Geoprocessing in ArcGIS, and is designed for geography students. Basic concepts of object-oriented programming and scripting will be presented. Students will develop skills in customization techniques to explore, manipulate, and model spatial data using the Geoprocessor methods. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the GIS program and a minimum grade of C- in GEOG 321, or consent of instructor
GEOG 480 - 0 Seminar in Geography M - - - - 1800 - 2100
CRN: 22955 Credit Hours Instructor: Paul A. Lorah The seminar explores the nature of geography as a discipline. The areas to be covered: history of geographic thought, the position of geography relative to the arts and sciences, different ways of interpreting geographical phenomena, and geography as a vocational and academic career. Research projects will cover these themes and be tailored to the student's interests. Usually offered alternate years. Prerequisites: four geography courses, including one methods course

Summer 2014 Courses

Summer 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GEOG 111 - 01 Human Geography M - W - F 1055 - 1200 MHC 208
CRN: 41790 4 Credit Hours Instructor: David W. Kelley This course explores the effects of social, economic, environmental, political, and demographic change from a geographic perspective. It introduces students to a broad range of topics, including the effects of population growth, human impact on the environment, economic development, and globalization. Offered every semester. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.
GEOG 111 - P1 Human Geography M - W - F 1055 - 1200 JRC 401
CRN: 41788 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Paul A. Lorah This course explores the effects of social, economic, environmental, political, and demographic change from a geographic perspective. It introduces students to a broad range of topics, including the effects of population growth, human impact on the environment, economic development, and globalization. Offered every semester. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.
GEOG 111 - P2 Human Geography M - W - F 1215 - 1320 MHC 208
CRN: 41789 4 Credit Hours Instructor: David W. Kelley This course explores the effects of social, economic, environmental, political, and demographic change from a geographic perspective. It introduces students to a broad range of topics, including the effects of population growth, human impact on the environment, economic development, and globalization. Offered every semester. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.
GEOG 113 - 01 World Geography M - W - F 1215 - 1320 MHC 204
CRN: 40158 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Catherine L. Hansen A country-by-country study of the world. The goal of this course is to emphasize whatever best explains the character of each country. This may be population, economics, resources, or any aspect of nature or humanity that gives an insightful understanding of each country. Offered every semester. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.
GEOG 113 - 02 World Geography M - W - F 1335 - 1440 MHC 204
CRN: 40917 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Catherine L. Hansen A country-by-country study of the world. The goal of this course is to emphasize whatever best explains the character of each country. This may be population, economics, resources, or any aspect of nature or humanity that gives an insightful understanding of each country. Offered every semester. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.
GEOG 298 - 01 Geography of Global Health - T - R - 0955 - 1135 JRC 426
CRN: 42945 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Paul A. Lorah Geophraphy of Global Health