Environment and Society Concentration, Geography (BA)

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Course Requirements

Concentration Core

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select 5 courses from the following, at least one of which must be at the 300-level:20
SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT
RACE, JUSTICE, AND THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
BIOGEOGRAPHY
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL INEQUALITY
WOMEN AND SCIENCE
OCEANOGRAPHY
EARTH'S CHANGING CLIMATE
GLOBALIZATION AND RESOURCES
CULTURAL AND POLITICAL ECOLOGY
GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE
THE STATE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
GEOGRAPHY, FOOD AND JUSTICE
Any other 300-level Geography course with consent of advisor

Methods and Techniques (2 courses)

Course Title Quarter Hours
GEO 243REMOTE SENSING4
Select one of the following:4
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS II: COMMUNITY GIS
PLACES, HUMANITIES AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
REMOTE SENSING II
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS III: SPATIAL ANALYSIS FOR SUSTAINABILITY
PROGRAMMING IN PYTHON FOR GIS
GIS ANALYSIS OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH
WEB GIS AND SPATIAL DATA VISUALIZATION ON THE WEB
STATISTICAL DATA ANALYSIS FOR GIS

Supporting/Allied Fields

Five additional environment-themed courses selected with adviser consent from offerings in Anthropology, History of Art and Architecture, Economics, Environmental Science and Studies, Geography, History, International Studies, Political Science, Public Policy Studies, Sociology, and any other discipline or program selected in consultation with the student’s adviser.

Open Electives 

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.