Fall 2014 Courses

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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GEOG 421 - 01 Applied Geographic Info Sys - - - - - - - -
CRN: 43244 Instructor: Catherine L. Hansen A sequel to GEOG 321, this project-based course is designed around individual student interests to utilize advanced ArcGIS functions and analysis. Principles of geographic information systems will be implemented in a wide variety of applications. Usually offered fall semester. Prerequisite: GEOG 321 or consent of the instructor.

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J-Term 2015 Courses

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GEOG 230 - 01 Weather & Climate - T W R F - - 1300 - 1600 JRC 426
CRN: 10038 4 Credit Hours Instructor: David W. Kelley The causes and consequences of weather and climate, from global-scale processes of climate dynamics, the greenhouse effect and El Nino to regional and local-scale processes of fronts, thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes. Students are introduced to weather map analysis and simple forecasting and observational techniques.

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Spring 2015 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GEOG 111 - 02 Human Geography M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 JRC 401
CRN: 21319 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.

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GEOG 113 - 01 World Geography M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 JRC 401
CRN: 20140 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.

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GEOG 113 - 02 World Geography M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 JRC 401
CRN: 20962 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.

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GEOG 321 - 01 Geographic Info Systems - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 426
CRN: 21191 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.

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GEOG 330 - 01 Geography/Business/Planning M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 JRC 426
CRN: 20141 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.

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GEOG 331 - 01 Conservation Geography - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 426
CRN: 21733 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.

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