GEOG 2013 through 17

Beginning in Fall 2018, a new Geography and Environment BA major was instituted. These Geography concentrations and tracts are legacy degree options and are provided here for continuing students already in the program. Prospective students should refer to the GEP degree offerings under GEP.

Foundation

  • GEP 201-Global Environmental Systems
  • GEP 203-Human Geography or GEP 205-World Regional Geography
  • GEP 327-Latin America and the Caribbean or GEP 328-Africa, South of the Sahara
  • GEP 490A-Human Environment Capstone Pre-Seminar
  • GEP 490B-Human Environment Capstone Seminar

    Environment and Society Concentration

Breadth Courses

Geospatial Techniques (3-4 Units)

  • GEP 380-Environmental Remote Sensing
  • GEP 385-Cartographic Visualization
  • GEP 387-Introduction to GIS

Practical Experiences (2-4 Units)

  • GEP 312-Professional Conferences
  • GEP 313-Field Experience
  • GEP 314-Field Experience Abroad
  • GEP 440-Field Methods
  • GEP 317- Internship
  • GEP 441- Lab Methods
  • GEP 460- Lab Teaching Assistant in GEP

Concentration Courses (19-20 Units)-Take at least 6 units from each group

Group 1

  • GEP 322-Globalization and Environments
  • GEP 325-Global Food Systems
  • GEP 323-Resource Management and Development
  • GEP 324-Climate Change and Society

Group 2

  • GEP 350-Geomorphology
  • GEP 343-Biogeography
  • GEP356-Global Climate Change
  • GEP 351-Natural Hazards
  • GEP 388-Environmental GIS

Supporting Course (8 Units)-Suggested courses with substitutions possible in consultation with an advisor

  • ANTH 345-Anthropology and the Environment
  • ANTH 354-Quest for the Other: Tourism and Culture
  • ECON 381-Natural Resources and Environmental Economics
  • GEP 330-Environmental History
  • GEP 360-Introduction to Planning
  • GEP 373-Energy, Technology, and Society
  • GEP 336-U.S. Environmental Law
  • GEP 364-Environmental Planning

    Globalization and Identity Concentration

Breadth Courses (10-11 Units)

Geospatial Techniques

  • GEP 380-Environmental Remote Sensing
  • GEP 385-Cartographic Visualization
  • GEP 387-Introduction to GIS

Biophysical Environment

  • GEP 350-Geomorphology
  • GEP 343-Biogeography
  • GEP 355-Weather and Climate
  • GEP 356-Global Climate Change
  • GEP 351-Natural Hazards

Practical Experiences

  • GEP 312-Professional Conferences
  • GEP 313-Field Experience
  • GEP 314-Field Experience Abroad
  • GEP 440-Field Methods
  • GEP 317- Internship
  • GEP 441- Lab Methods
  • GEP 460- Lab Teaching Assistant in GEP

Concentration Courses (15-16 Units)

  • GEP 305-World Regions in Global Context
  • GEP 320-Geopolitics
  • GEP 322-Globalization and Environments
  • GEP 325-Global Food Systems
  • GEP 371-Social Geography
  • GEP 370-Globalization and the City

Supporting Courses (8 Units)-Suggested courses, with substitutions possible in consultation with an advisor

  • ANTH 324-Global Issues
  • ANTH 354-Quest for the Other-Tourism and Culture
  • ECON 303-International Economics
  • ECON 403-Seminar in Economic Development
  • POLS 303-Introduction to Comparative Government and Global Systems
  • POLS 304-Introduction to International Relations
  • POLS 452-Third World Political Systems
  • WGS 385-Gender and Globalization

    Biophysical Environment Concentration

Breadth Courses (12 Units)

Geospatial Techniques

  • GEP 380-Environmental Remote Sensing
  • GEP 385-Cartographic Visualization
  • GEP 387-Introduction to GIS

Human Geography

  • GEP 320-Geopolitics
  • GEP 322- Globalization and Environments
  • GEP 325-Global Food Systems
  • GEP 323-Resource Managment and Development
  • GEP 370-Globalization and the City
  • GEP 324-Climate Change and Society

Practical Experiences

  • GEP 312-Professional Conferences
  • GEP 313-Field Experience
  • GEP 314-Field Experience Abroad
  • GEP 440-Field Methods
  • GEP 317- Internship
  • GEP 441- Lab Methods
  • GEP 460- Lab Teaching Assistant in GEP

Concentration Courses (14 Units)

  • GEP 440-Field Methods
  • GEP 441-Lab Methods
  • GEP 350-Geomorphology
  • GEP 343-Biogeography
  • GEP 355-Weather and Climate
  • GEP 356-Global Climate Change
  • GEP 351-Natural Hazards
  • GEP 388-Environmental GIS

Supporting Courses (8 Units)-Suggested courses, with substitutions possible in consultation with an advisor

  • GEP 340-Applied Ecology
  • GEP 352-Soil Science
  • GEP 341-Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 330-Plant Taxonomy
  • BIOL 333-Ecology
  • BIOL 485-Biometry
  • GEOL 303-Advanced Principals of Geology
  • GEOL 304-Geological Mapping and Report Writing
  • GEOL 323-Hydrology
  • Math 165 Elementary Statistic

    Geospatial Techniques Concentration

Breadth Course (9-10 Units)

Human Geography

  • GEP 320-Geopolitics
  • GEP 322-Globalization and Environments
  • GEP 325-Global Food Systems
  • GEP 323-Resource Management and Development
  • GEP 370-Globalization and the City
  • GEP 324-Climate Change and Society

The Biophysical Environment

  • GEP 350-Geomorphology
  • GEP 343-Biogeography
  • GEP 355-Weather and Climate
  • GEP 356-Global Climate Change
  • GEP 351-Natural Hazards

Practical Experiences

  • GEP 312-Professional Conferences
  • GEP 313-Field Experience
  • GEP 314-Field Experience Abroad
  • GEP 440-Field Methods
  • GEP 317- Internship
  • GEP 460- Lab Teaching Assistant in GEP

Concentration Courses (16 Units)

  • GEP 441-Lab Methods
  • GEP 380-Environmental Remote Sensing
  • GEP 385-Cartographic Visualization
  • GEP 387-Introduction to GIS
  • GEP 388-Environmental GIS
  • GEP 389-Advanced GIS

Supporting Course (7-8 Units)-Suggested courses, with substitutions possible in consultation with an advisor

  • Math 165-Elementary Statistics
  • CS 101-Introduction to Computers and Computing
  • CS 115-Programming I

    Geography Major Without Concentration

Breadth (10-12 Units)

Geospatial Techniques

  • GEP 380-Environmental Remote Sensing
  • GEP 385-Cartographic Visualization
  • GEP 387-Introduction to GIS

Human Geography

  • GEP 320-Geopolitics
  • GEP 322-Globalization and Environments
  • GEP 325-Global Food Systems
  • GEP 323- Resource Managment and Development
  • GEP 370-Globalization and the City
  • GEP 324-Climate Change and Society

Biophysical Environment

  • GEP 350-Geomorphology
  • GEP 343-Biogeography
  • GEP 355-Weather and Climate
  • GEP 356-Global Climate Change
  • GEP 351-Natural Hazards

Elective courses in Geography (14-16 Units)

Supporting courses outside Geography (8 Units)