Students not concentrating in Geography may obtain a minor in Geography, which combines human and physical geography to provide undergraduate students with a broad background in geographic thinking with an emphasis on the traditional geographic understanding of the dynamic interactions between humans and the environment in an era of rapid global change.
1) Core Course
1 Course, 3 credits
GR100 Introduction to Geography
2) Select at least one of the following techniques courses:
3-7 credits, Students may not earn credit for both GR420 and NR322
GR/NR 323 Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation, 3 credits
GR420 Spatial Analysis with GIS, 4 credits
NR322 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, 4 credits
3) Select enough credits from the following courses to bring program total to a minimum of 21 credits. At least 11 of the credits selected from this list must be GR and/or ANTH courses.
ANTH330 Human Ecology, GEOL454 Geomorphology, GES192 Global Environmental Sustainability Seminar (Variable Credit Course), GES 470 Applications of Environmental Sustainability, GR210 Physical Geography, GR320 Cultural Geography, GR/NR 323 Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation, GR342 Geography of Water Resources, GR345 Geography of Hazards, GR410 Climate Change: Science, Policy, Implications, GR420 Spatial Analysis with GIS, HIST355 American Environmental History, ANTH/IE479 International Development Theory and Practice, INST300 Approaches to International Studies, NR322 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, GR323 or NR323 Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation, SOC320 Population-Natural Resources and Environment, SOC460 Society and Environment, GR420 Spatial Analysis with GIS or NR322 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, GR/NR 323 Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation
See department for most up to date list. Please meet with a Geography advisor to discuss which courses may be applicable for you. Course credit for the techniques requirement cannot be counted twice to fulfill minor requirements.