GIS and Geotechnology 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
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS II: COMMUNITY GIS
REMOTE SENSING
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

Systematic Surveys and Seminars

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select any two other Geography courses:8
URBAN GEOGRAPHY - EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY
SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT
GEOPOLITICS
RACE, JUSTICE, AND THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL INEQUALITY
WOMEN AND SCIENCE
HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF CHICAGO
COMPARATIVE URBANISM
GLOBALIZATION AND RESOURCES
WORLD ECONOMY: STATES, MARKETS AND LABOR
CULTURAL AND POLITICAL ECOLOGY
GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE
SUSTAINABLE URBAN TRANSPORTATION
URBAN PLANNING
URBAN/CITY DESIGN
Select any Geography course in consultation with the student's adviser

Courses not taken from those listed in the GIS and Geotechnology Concentration Core may be taken to fulfill the Systematic Surveys and Seminars requirement. 

Supporting Fields

Five courses selected from course offerings in, Anthropology, Computer Science, Economics, Environmental Science, Geography, Graphic Design, History, History of Art and Architecture, Information Technology, International Studies, Political Science, Public Policy Studies, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies, 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.​​