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Department of Geography and Environmental Planning

Courses

 

Differentiating between lower-level, upper-level and graduate courses

  • Lower level courses number from 100-299
  • Upper-level courses number from 300-499.
  • Graduate courses have a number greater than or equal to 500.

 

Differentiating between techniques, regional and systematic courses

Techniques Courses deal with geospatial technology and associated computer applications. In addition to some special topics courses (see above), the department regularly teaches the following techniques courses:

  • GEOG 321 Interpretation of Aerial Photographs (3)
  • GEOG 323 Cartography and Graphics I (3)
  • GEOG 324 Cartography and Graphics II (3)
  • GEOG 414 GIS Applications (3)
  • GEOG 414 Principles of Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing (3)

Regional Courses study the physical and cultural foundations of specific regions.  In addition to some special topics courses (see above), the department regularly teaches the following regional courses

  • GEOG 423 Geography of Maryland
  • GEOG 431 Geography of Africa
  • GEOG 443 Geography of East Asia
  • GEOG 447 Geography of the Middle East
  • GEOG 451 Geography of Europe
  • GEOG 453 The Russian Colossus
  • GEOG 454 Rethinking Brazil
  • GEOG 461 Geography of Latin America and the Caribbean
  • GEOG 462 Geography of Australia and New Zealand

Systematic Courses include all courses not included as a techniques or regional course.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Geography and Environmental Planning
Liberal Arts Building, Room 2210F (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2973
Fax: 410-704-4702



 


Heather Hawbaker standing in front of the Greco Teatro in Taormina,while studying abroad in Sicily Italy


Heather Hawbaker standing in front of the Greco Teatro in Taormina,while studying abroad in Sicily Italy

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