Standard Concentration, Geography (BA)

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Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
Choose seven courses from the following list (at least one course must be at the 300-level):28
URBAN GEOGRAPHY - EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY
SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT
GEOPOLITICS
RELIGIOUS GEOGRAPHY
RACE, JUSTICE, AND THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
BIOGEOGRAPHY
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL INEQUALITY
WOMEN AND SCIENCE
OCEANOGRAPHY
EARTH'S CHANGING CLIMATE
HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF CHICAGO
COMPARATIVE URBANISM
GLOBALIZATION AND RESOURCES
WORLD ECONOMY: STATES, MARKETS AND LABOR
CULTURAL AND POLITICAL ECOLOGY
KNOWLEDGE, PLACE AND POWER
GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE
THE EUROPEAN UNION
SUSTAINABLE URBAN TRANSPORTATION
URBAN PLANNING
URBAN/CITY DESIGN
TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM
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
WORLD OF WINE
GEOGRAPHY, FOOD AND JUSTICE
STATISTICAL DATA ANALYSIS FOR GIS
SEMINAR IN SELECTED TOPICS

Supporting Fields

Five courses selected from course offerings in Anthropology, History of Art and Architecture, Economics, Environmental Sciences, Geography, History, International Studies, Political Science, Public Policy Studies, Real Estate, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies, and any other discipline or program selected in consultation with the student’s advisor.

Open Electives 

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