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Environment and Society Concentration

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
GEO 200
SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT
GEO 205
RACE, JUSTICE, AND THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT
GEO 210
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
GEO 211
BIOGEOGRAPHY
GEO 215
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL INEQUALITY
GEO 219
WOMEN AND SCIENCE
GEO 220
OCEANOGRAPHY
GEO 225
EARTH'S CHANGING CLIMATE
GEO 260
GLOBALIZATION AND RESOURCES
GEO 269
CULTURAL AND POLITICAL ECOLOGY
GEO 310
GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE
GEO 315
THE STATE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
GEO 351
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
GEO 242
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS II: COMMUNITY GIS
GEO 340
PLACES, HUMANITIES AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
GEO 343
REMOTE SENSING II
GEO 344
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS III: SPATIAL ANALYSIS FOR SUSTAINABILITY
GEO 345
PROGRAMMING IN PYTHON FOR GIS
GEO 346
GIS ANALYSIS OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH
GEO 347
WEB GIS AND SPATIAL DATA VISUALIZATION ON THE WEB
GEO 391
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.

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