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GIS and Geotechnology 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 242
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS II: COMMUNITY GIS
GEO 243
REMOTE SENSING
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

Systematic Surveys and Seminars

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select any two other Geography courses:8
GEO 133
URBAN GEOGRAPHY - EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
GEO 172
CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY
GEO 200
SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT
GEO 201
GEOPOLITICS
GEO 205
RACE, JUSTICE, AND THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT
GEO 215
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL INEQUALITY
GEO 219
WOMEN AND SCIENCE
GEO 231
HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF CHICAGO
GEO 233
COMPARATIVE URBANISM
GEO 260
GLOBALIZATION AND RESOURCES
GEO 266
WORLD ECONOMY: STATES, MARKETS AND LABOR
GEO 269
CULTURAL AND POLITICAL ECOLOGY
GEO 310
GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE
GEO 330
SUSTAINABLE URBAN TRANSPORTATION
GEO 333
URBAN PLANNING
GEO 334
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.​​

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