Course offerings range broadly, including the sustainability of cities; social theory and culture; climatology and environmental impacts in the American Southwest; economic development; landscape ecology and forest restoration; human impacts of global climate change; geographic epidemiology; international development and environmental sustainability; conflict over the public presentation of ethnic identity; local government restructuring; spatial interaction modeling; American migration; European fertility; GIS/visualization; environmental policy; and remote sensing.
GEOG 210 Political and Cultural Geography of Globalization
GEOG 251 World Regions
One physical geography course. Choose from:
GEOG 220 Our Diverse Biosphere
GEOG 230 Our Changing Climate
GEOG 240 Our Dynamic Landscape
One methods course. Choose from:
GEOG 222 Fundamental Geographic Methods
GEOG 303 Field Study in Environmental Geography
GEOG 330 Introduction to Remote Sensing
GEOG 357 Geographical Research Methods
GEOG 416A Computer Cartography
GEOG 417 GIS for Natural and Social Sciences
GEOG 457 Statistical Techniques in Geography, Regional Development, and Planning
Nine elective units. Choose from:
Any GEOG course with course number 200 to 499. At least 6 units must be upper division.
Double Use of Minor Course Work:
The School of Geography and Development does not permit double use of courses in its minor with any other majors or second minors. Exception: Students enrolled in a double degree program may use Geography courses from their GEOG BA, GEOG BS, EVS BA, or UREG BS degree toward an EVS minor in the second degree.
A student’s major advisor can declare the Geography minor. The major advisor should send an email to the Geography advisor which includes the student’s email address.