Spring 2018 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GEOG 111 - L01 Human Geography M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OEC 309

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

OEC 309

Course Registration Number:

20954 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

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.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 113 - 01 World Geography M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

20107 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David T. McKay

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.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 113 - 02 World Geography M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

20742 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David T. McKay

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 330 - 01 Geography/Business/Planning - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC 426

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

JRC 426

Course Registration Number:

22529 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

William J. Satterness

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.

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Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 331 - L01 Conservation Geography - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 426

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC 426

Course Registration Number:

21088 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

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.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 421 - 01 Applied Geographic Info Sys - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

21612 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David W. Kelley

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. Prerequisite: GEOG 321 or consent of the instructor.

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Summer 2018 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GEOG 113 - 01 Globalization & World Regions - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30377 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David T. McKay

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.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 113 - 02 Globalization & World Regions - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30486 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David T. McKay

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.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

Fall 2018 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GEOG 111 - 01 Human Geography M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 JRC 414

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

JRC 414

Course Registration Number:

41145 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

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.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 113 - 01 Globalization & World Regions M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

40170 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David T. McKay

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.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 113 - 02 Globalization & World Regions M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

40686 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David T. McKay

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.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 298 - 01 Place: Making and Meaning - - - R - - - 1800 - 2100 JRC 401

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1800 - 2100

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

43151 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Anthony J. Siebenaler-Ransom

The exploration of how space becomes place will be the focus of this course and the vehicle through which you will further explore the origins of your personal understanding of place. The goal of this course is to use personal reflection essays, combined with explorations of cultural influences on our understanding of place to help reveal the lenses though which we evaluate the world and that guide our efforts and expectations as place-makers.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 321 - 01 Geographic Info Systems - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41724 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David W. Kelley

This course is for students from any discipline who are interested in learning basic GIS. It covers the fundamentals of cartography, vector data analysis, table queries, spatial problem solving, and online mapping. Students will use ArcGIS to classify data, query tables and maps, analyze spatial relationships, build spatial databases, edit data, and create map layouts for print or web. This course uses an online course format with all software and data sets provided.

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GEOG 350 - 01 Geography of Global Health - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 426

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

JRC 426

Course Registration Number:

42004 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul A. Lorah

This class introduces students to the concepts, theories and research techniques used by medical geographers. We study the underlying environmental, cultural and demographic processes that shape the distribution and spread of disease in an effort to achieve a deeper understanding of the factors influencing human health. Much of the semester is spent using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to help community partners analyze and address health care challenges in the Twin Cities.

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