Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Geography - Fall2021

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Table Of Contents

GEOG 1 - Physical Geography (3 Units)

Introductory study of the distribution over the face of the earth of selected aspects of climate, plant cover, soils, and landforms and of processes and conditions giving rise to these distributions. The use of maps as communicative devices in comparative analysis and study of distribution and processes.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 1 Section 01 84002 1 Lecture 40/16 MWF MND1022 0900AM-0950AM Petraru,Marius I B1
02 book for GEOG 1 Section 02 84253 1 Lecture 40/11 MWF MND1022 1000AM-1050AM Petraru,Marius I B1
03 book for GEOG 1 Section 03 84191 1 Lecture 40/1 WEBONLINE - Santos,Joao A B1,FL
04 book for GEOG 1 Section 04 84230 1 Lecture 40/19 MWF AMD314 1200PM-1250PM Petraru,Marius I B1
05 book for GEOG 1 Section 05 84247 1 Lecture 40/19 MW MND1022 0300PM-0415PM Walton,Kimberly J B1
06 book for GEOG 1 Section 06 84281 1 Lecture 40/0 WEBONLINE - Santos,Joao A B1,FL
07 book for GEOG 1 Section 07 84365 1 Lecture 40/0 TR WEBONLINE 1030AM-1145AM Roberts,M. B1,FL
08 book for GEOG 1 Section 08 84402 1 Lecture 40/1 WEBONLINE - Santos,Joao A B1,FL
09 book for GEOG 1 Section 09 84407 1 Lecture 20/0 TR WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Gervais,Bruce B1,FL
10 book for GEOG 1 Section 10 84441 1 Lecture 20/1 TR WEBONLINE 0300PM-0415PM Gervais,Bruce B1,FL
11 book for GEOG 1 Section 11 84477 1 Lecture 40/2 WEBONLINE - Rosenberg,Matt B1,FL
12 book for GEOG 1 Section 12 84478 1 Lecture 40/22 MW MND1022 1200PM-0115PM Walton,Kimberly J B1
13 book for GEOG 1 Section 13 84522 1 Lecture 30/0 F WEBONLINE 0900AM-1150AM Pries,Sean J B1,FL
14 book for GEOG 1 Section 14 84597 1 Lecture 30/5 F WEBONLINE 1200PM-0250PM Pries,Sean J B1,FL
15 book for GEOG 1 Section 15 84599 1 Lecture 40/20 TR SQU316 1200PM-0115PM Schmidtlein,Matt B1
16 book for GEOG 1 Section 16 84686 1 Lecture 40/25 MW MND1022 0130PM-0245PM Walton,Kimberly J B1
20 book for GEOG 1 Section 20 87541 1 Lecture 20/15 TR SQU443 0300PM-0415PM Gervais,Bruce
Wanket,James A
B1
29 book for GEOG 1 Section 29 87542 1 Lecture 20/13 TR DH106 0130PM-0245PM Gervais,Bruce
Wanket,James A
B1

GEOG 2 - Cultural Geography (3 Units)

Consideration of the diversity of patterns of land use, settlement and movement established and evolved by humans as a result of the interaction of cultural and physical factors; emphasis on student use of maps and other tools of geographic presentation for analyzing the nature, variation and distribution of cultural features of the earth's surface.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 2 Section 01 84152 1 Lecture 30/1 TR WEBONLINE 0900AM-1015AM Pries,Sean J FL,GE AREA D
02 book for GEOG 2 Section 02 84364 1 Lecture 40/13 TR MND1020 0130PM-0245PM Molana,Hanieh GE AREA D
03 book for GEOG 2 Section 03 84479 1 Lecture 40/19 MW MND1020 0130PM-0245PM Molana,Hanieh GE AREA D

GEOG 3 - Intro Maps+Geog Technologies (3 Units)

Introduction to maps, map concepts, and geographic technologies. Maps are the most effective way to communicate spatial data, and introduces students to the quickly changing world of maps (both hard-copy and digital) and geographic technologies including map and aerial photograph interpretation, spreadsheet operations, introductory statistics, global positioning systems (GPS), Internet mapping, satellite and aerial images, and geographic information systems (GIS) that aid in data collection, analysis, and presentation. Lecture two hours; laboratory two hours.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 3 Section 01 86172 1 Lecture 18/11 MW AMD313 1200PM-1250PM Schmidtlein,Matt
02 book for GEOG 3 Section 02 86173 1 Laboratory 18/11 MW AMD313 1250PM-0205PM Schmidtlein,Matt

GEOG 5 - Violent Weathr/Chng Atmosphere (3 Units)

Introduction to meteorological and climatological principles and concepts. These principles will be used to examine severe atmospheric phenomena, including hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, lightning, destructive winds, severe storms, heat waves, droughts and floods, particularly in relation to human-caused climate change and the effects of these phenomena on humanity.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 5 Section 01 84658 1 Lecture 40/6 TR SQU443 1030AM-1145AM Kusler,Jennifer E B1

GEOG 11 - Lab Physical Geography (1 Units)

Makes the ideas and relationships of introductory physical geography more clear by observation and experiment. Use is made of maps, globes, models, meteorological instruments and records, satellite photos and observations of the local scene. Laboratory, three hours.

Prerequisite: GEOG 1; may be taken concurrently.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 11 Section 01 84053 1 Laboratory 18/5 M SQU326 0900AM-1130AM Bukowski,Emily B1,B3
02 book for GEOG 11 Section 02 84055 1 Laboratory 18/0 M SQU326 1200PM-0230PM Bukowski,Emily B1,B3
04 book for GEOG 11 Section 04 84192 1 Laboratory 18/0 T SQU326 0900AM-1130AM Slavensky,Jane M B1,B3
05 book for GEOG 11 Section 05 84284 1 Laboratory 20/3 T SQU326 0300PM-0530PM Kusler,Jennifer E B1,B3
06 book for GEOG 11 Section 06 84254 1 Laboratory 18/3 W SQU326 0900AM-1130AM Bukowski,Emily B1,B3
07 book for GEOG 11 Section 07 84287 1 Laboratory 20/0 WEBONLINE - Drehobl,Michelle M. B1,B3,FL
09 book for GEOG 11 Section 09 84403 1 Laboratory 18/0 R SQU326 0900AM-1130AM Slavensky,Jane M B1,B3
10 book for GEOG 11 Section 10 84409 1 Laboratory 20/1 WEBONLINE - Drehobl,Michelle M. B1,B3,FL
11 book for GEOG 11 Section 11 84410 1 Laboratory 18/0 T SQU326 1200PM-0230PM Slavensky,Jane M B1,B3
12 book for GEOG 11 Section 12 84447 1 Laboratory 18/5 W SQU326 1200PM-0230PM Bukowski,Emily B1,B3
13 book for GEOG 11 Section 13 84448 1 Laboratory 18/2 R SQU326 1200PM-0230PM Bukowski,Emily B1,B3
14 book for GEOG 11 Section 14 84565 1 Laboratory 18/3 R SQU326 0300PM-0530PM Kusler,Jennifer E B1,B3
15 book for GEOG 11 Section 15 84566 1 Laboratory 20/1 WEBONLINE - Drehobl,Michelle M. B1,B3,FL
16 book for GEOG 11 Section 16 84830 1 Laboratory 20/0 WEBONLINE - Drehobl,Michelle M. B1,B3,FL
18 book for GEOG 11 Section 18 84831 1 Laboratory 20/1 WEBONLINE - Drehobl,Michelle M. B1,B3,FL
19 book for GEOG 11 Section 19 84832 1 Laboratory 20/1 W WEBONLINE 0300PM-0530PM Petraru,Marius I B1,B3,FL

GEOG 100 - Themes In World Geography (3 Units)

Study of the content of geography with a consideration of basic concepts and methods. Emphasis is on patterns and relationships of the elements and manifestations of physical and cultural geography, including both topical and regional discussions.

Prerequisites: Junior or Senior class standing or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 100 Section 01 84061 1 Lecture 40/0 WEBONLINE - Rosenberg,Matt FL
02 book for GEOG 100 Section 02 84255 1 Lecture 30/1 TR SQU325 1200PM-0115PM Arpagian,Jasmine
03 book for GEOG 100 Section 03 84480 1 Lecture 30/14 TR SQU128 0300PM-0415PM Arpagian,Jasmine
04 book for GEOG 100 Section 04 84481 1 Lecture 40/5 TR WEBONLINE 0900AM-1015AM Walton,Kimberly J FL

GEOG 102 - Ideas+Skills In Geography (3 Units)

Study and discussion of geographic ideas, including the history of the discipline. Introduction to library resources appropriate to geographic inquiry. Practice in geographic descriptive and analytical writing and research. Extensive use of maps. Required of Geography majors in the junior year. Lecture three hours.

Prerequisite: GEOG 1 or GEOG 2 or GEOG 3 or GEOG 11.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 102 Section 01 84119 1 Discussion 40/20 MW SQU443 0300PM-0415PM Krabacher,Thomas

GEOG 109 - Geographic Info Systems (3 Units)

Introduction to GIS, including history and overview of current applications; the nature of spatial data; geographic data structures, acquisition, analysis, and display of geographic data. Lab exercises use various computers and include both raster- and vector-based GIS systems. Lecture two hours; laboratory three hours.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 109 Section 01 84123 1 Discussion 16/2 TR WEBONLINE 0300PM-0350PM Roberts,M. FL
02 book for GEOG 109 Section 02 84124 1 Laboratory 16/2 TR WEBONLINE 0350PM-0505PM Roberts,M. FL
03 book for GEOG 109 Section 03 84285 1 Discussion 16/1 TR WEBONLINE 1200PM-1250PM Pries,Sean J FL
04 book for GEOG 109 Section 04 84286 1 Laboratory 16/1 TR WEBONLINE 1250PM-0205PM Pries,Sean J FL
05 book for GEOG 109 Section 05 84493 1 Discussion 16/0 MW AMD313 0900AM-0950AM Oberle,Patrick
06 book for GEOG 109 Section 06 84494 1 Laboratory 16/0 MW AMD313 0950AM-1105AM Oberle,Patrick

GEOG 110 - Adv Geogrphc Info Systems (3 Units)

Builds on the introduction to the hardware, software and operations of GIS offered with the previous courses, providing the essentials required by a beginning GIS analyst or applications support specialist. Emphasis will be placed on problem solving strategies in the context of GIS projects.

Prerequisite: GEOG 109 or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 110 Section 01 86563 1 Discussion 20/0 TR MND2007 0300PM-0350PM Schmidtlein,Matt
02 book for GEOG 110 Section 02 86564 1 Laboratory 20/0 TR MND2007 0350PM-0505PM Schmidtlein,Matt

GEOG 111 - Elements Of Meteorology (3 Units)

Basic concepts of weather and weather elements: structure and general circulation of the atmosphere, earth's heat and water balance, precipitation, air masses and fronts, air pollution meteorology. Some micrometeorological concepts with application to air pollution, agriculture, and similar problems.

Prerequisite: GEOG 1 or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 111 Section 01 84282 1 Lecture 30/11 MW SQU128 0530PM-0645PM McGowan,Laura E UB5
02 book for GEOG 111 Section 02 86136 1 Lecture 40/2 TR SQU456 1200PM-0115PM McGowan,Laura E UB5

GEOG 113 - Climate (3 Units)

Study of the distribution of heat and moisture over the earth's surface. Basic processes by which heat and moisture acquire unequal distributions in space and time. Classification of climate. Climatic change. Climate models.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 113 Section 01 84120 1 Lecture 55/3 MW MND1003 1200PM-0115PM Krabacher,Thomas UB5

GEOG 115 - Biogeography (3 Units)

Introduction to the geographic distribution of life. Communities and biomes, changing continents and climates, dispersal, colonization, extinction, life on islands, and past and present human impacts are examined.

Note: Field trip required.

Prerequisite: GEOG 1 or instructor permission

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 115 Section 01 84121 1 Lecture 35/0 MW WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Gervais,Bruce
Wanket,James A
FL,UB5
20 book for GEOG 115 Section 20 87543 1 Lecture 40/20 MW SQU443 0130PM-0245PM Gervais,Bruce
Wanket,James A
B5

GEOG 116 - Global Climate Change (3 Units)

Study of past climate change and the techniques with which they are reconstructed. Focus on the various temporal scales at which climate change operates. Spatial variability of past, present and future climate changes. Anthropogenic climate change in the context of natural climate variability.

Prerequisite: GEOG 1 or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 116 Section 01 84687 1 Lecture 30/4 TR MND1026 1030AM-1145AM McGowan,Laura E UB5
02 book for GEOG 116 Section 02 86137 1 Lecture 40/7 MW SQU301 0300PM-0415PM McGowan,Laura E UB5

GEOG 117 - Landforms (3 Units)

Study of the surface forms of the land with particular attention to their distribution and to the accompanying distribution of natural forces and processes which have brought the landforms into being. Study of landforms in the context of Quaternary environmental change. Identification and analysis of landforms using maps and other spatial data. Lecture three hours.

Prerequisite: GEOG 1 or instructior permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 117 Section 01 84256 1 Lecture 30/19 MW SQU443 0900AM-1015AM Wanket,James A

GEOG 118 - Earth Transformed (3 Units)

Explores the evolving human role in transforming Earth's physical environments. Topics range from prehistoric extinction's to modern environmental problems in select regions. Emphasis is placed on wide-ranging effects of resource use and disposal, with particular reference to atmosphere and biological problems and sustainable solutions.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 118 Section 01 84497 1 Lecture 20/0 MW WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Wanket,James A
Gervais,Bruce
FL
20 book for GEOG 118 Section 20 87544 1 Lecture 20/13 MW SQU443 1200PM-0115PM Gervais,Bruce
Wanket,James A

GEOG 119 - Visualizing Global Environ (3 Units)

Using current geospatial technologies, such as remote sensing and GIS, the course provides an introduction to the distributions of climate, plant cover, soils, and landforms over the face of the earth. While examining processes and conditions that cause these distributions, students will also explore the methods and techniques that let us visualize these distributions, and use maps as communicative devices in our explorations of these topics.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 119 Section 01 84719 1 Lecture 40/3 WEBONLINE - Santos,Joao A B5,FL

GEOG 121 - United States+Canada (3 Units)

Present distribution and historical development of population, land use and industry in the U.S. and Canada in relation to regional variations in the physical environment and cultural heritage.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 121 Section 01 84073 1 Lecture 30/6 MW SQU316 0300PM-0415PM Oberle,Patrick

GEOG 129C - ST in Regional Geography C (3 Units)

A selected world region is the focus of this course that geographically surveys the region's physical and human environment. Potential topics include climate, landforms, vegetation, economics, demographics, culture, and more. The specific region is identified by the Geography Department at scheduling. This course and GEOG 129A and GEOG 129B may be taken for up to 9 units.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 129C Section 01 84946 1 Lecture 22/18 MW SQU443 1030AM-1145AM Molana,Hanieh

GEOG 131 - California (3 Units)

Study of landforms, climate, vegetation, population distribution and change, industry, transportation, water, energy, and agriculture in California.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 131 Section 01 84136 1 Lecture 40/0 WEBONLINE - Rosenberg,Matt FL

GEOG 145 - Population Geography (3 Units)

Spatial patterns of population numbers and characteristics; migration and spread of ideas; potential for economic and cultural developments.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 145 Section 01 86175 1 Lecture 40/6 TR SQU316 1030AM-1145AM Krabacher,Thomas GE AREA D

GEOG 148 - Urban+Regional Planning (3 Units)

Introduction to the theory and practice of urban and regional planning. Topics include the history of planning, the development of comprehensive and land use plans, growth management, and transportation and environmental planning. Includes guest speakers from the planning community as well as the opportunity to work on a project with a community organization or government agency to put into practice what is discussed in class.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 148 Section 01 84283 1 Lecture 30/6 M SQU443 0530PM-0820PM Arpagian,Jasmine

GEOG 150 - Programming for GIS (3 Units)

This course is an introduction to programming and scripting for intermediate GIS users, using an object-oriented programming approach. You will develop and write clearly documented and structured geoprocessing programs using the Python programming language and ArcPy, a site package (library) for ArcGIS geoprocessing tools.

Prerequisite: GEOG 109

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 150 Section 01 84588 1 Lecture 18/6 MW AMD313 0300PM-0350PM Patterson,Anna K
02 book for GEOG 150 Section 02 84604 1 Laboratory 18/6 MW AMD313 0350PM-0505PM Patterson,Anna K

GEOG 163 - Applied GIS (3 Units)

Introduction to developing a GIS project, including planning, database research, proposal writing, analysis and evaluation. Lecture 2 hours; Laboratory 3 hours.

Prerequisite: GEOG 109.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 163 Section 01 84482 1 Discussion 17/0 TR MND2007 0900AM-0950AM Oberle,Patrick
02 book for GEOG 163 Section 02 84483 1 Laboratory 17/0 TR MND2007 0950AM-1105AM Oberle,Patrick

GEOG 182 - Qualitative Methods in Geog (3 Units)

Students learn and conduct an array of observational and qualitative research techniques used in human geography, including landscape observation, participant observation, interviews, surveys and questionnaires, group discussions (focus groups, charrettes, etc.), visual methods, archival research, and analyzing some of the writing styles commonly used in qualitative research. One learns the relative strengths and weaknesses of these techniques, their appropriate applications, ways to combine them in mixed-methods research, and how to analyze and represent the data.

Prerequisite: GEOG 102

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 182 Section 01 86176 1 Lecture 20/14 TR WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Schmandt,Michael J. FL

GEOG 195B - Geography Internship B (1-3 Units)

Supervised work experience at an intermediate level in an approved professional environment, working with professionals in public or private organizations. Supervision supplied by a geography faculty member and on-site supervisor. Placements require 4-12 hours per week, depending on units.

Note: Open to all Geography majors and minors with permission of supervising faculty member and Department Chair. GEOG 195A, GEOG 195B, and GEOG 195C may be taken for up to 6 total units.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 195B Section 01 84484 1 Independent Study 10/10 MW WEBONLINE 0530PM-0645PM Staff FL,I

GEOG 196D - Data Acquisition & Management (3 Units)

This course focuses on acquisition and management of geospatial datasets and addresses the interpretation of a variety of data formats available in global information systems (GIS). It explores concepts of geospatial data management strategies, primary GIS data creation, secondary data acquisitions, and leveraging leading-edge geospatial data deployments.

Prerequisite: GEOG 109

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 196D Section 01 87072 1 Lecture 18/8 TR AMD313 1200PM-1250PM Patterson,Anna K HY
02 book for GEOG 196D Section 02 87073 1 Laboratory 18/8 TR AMD313 1250PM-0205PM Patterson,Anna K

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Class Attribute Codes

B1 - Physical Science (B1)

B3 - Laboratory (B3)

B5 - Further Studies in Area B (B5)

FL - Fully Online (no In-Person Meetings Incl. Finals)

GE AREA D - GE AREA D

HY - Hybrid (OnLine & In-Person Meetings)

I - Service Learning Internship

UB5 - Upper Division Further Studies in Area B5

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/30/2021 to 12/10/2021)