Spring 2020 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GEOG 111 - L01 Human Geography M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

20797 (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.

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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:

20094 (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 113 - 02 Globalization & World Regions - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

20633 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David T. McKay

We are constantly evaluating the world we live in, using tools we have spent our lifetime developing and that guide our efforts and expectations as place-makers. This class will explore a brief survey of the rich history of human place-making in the landscape, and help uncover our own personal place histories that we carry with us as lenses though which we evaluate the world.

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GEOG 223 - 01 Remote Sensing - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 426

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

JRC 426

Course Registration Number:

21897 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David W. Kelley

The principles and techniques of remotely sensed data are presented including photographic and digital sensing. The applicability of these techniques to land use analysis and environmental studies will be emphasized. Students will become familiar with aerial photography and digital imagery interpretation through inquiry‐based learning and GIS.

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Summer 2020 Courses

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

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30181 (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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Fall 2020 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GEOG 111 - 01 Human Geography M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MCH 232

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MCH 232

Course Registration Number:

44714 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

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:

43957 (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

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

Course Registration Number:

44357 (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 298 - 01 Topics: Climate Change Conserv - T - - - - - 1800 - 2100 JRC 401

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1800 - 2100

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

45906 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Douglas T. Shaw

The subject matter of these courses will vary from year to year, but will not duplicate existing courses. Descriptions of these courses are available in the Searchable Class Schedule on Murphy Online, View Searchable Class Schedule

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GEOG 321 - 01 Geographic Info Systems - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 426

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC 426

Course Registration Number:

45126 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

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. This course uses a blended course format and students should be prepared to spend 50% of their time working independently.

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GEOG 350 - L01 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:

45259 (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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