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Class Schedule For Geography - Fall2022

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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 84057 1 Lecture 40/31 MWF SQU443 0900AM-0950AM Petraru,Marius I B1
02 book for GEOG 1 Section 02 84301 1 Lecture 40/28 MWF SQU443 1000AM-1050AM Petraru,Marius I B1
03 book for GEOG 1 Section 03 84239 1 Lecture 0/0 MWF SQU443 1100AM-1150AM Staff B1
04 book for GEOG 1 Section 04 84278 1 Lecture 32/1 MWF BRH105 1200PM-1250PM Petraru,Marius I B1
05 book for GEOG 1 Section 05 84295 1 Lecture 32/8 MW BRH105 0300PM-0415PM Staff B1
06 book for GEOG 1 Section 06 84329 1 Lecture 30/8 TR BRH115 0900AM-1015AM Walton,Kimberly J B1
07 book for GEOG 1 Section 07 84408 1 Lecture 32/22 TR BRH105 1030AM-1145AM Walton,Kimberly J B1
08 book for GEOG 1 Section 08 84436 1 Lecture 30/20 T SQU128 0530PM-0820PM Santos,Joao A B1
09 book for GEOG 1 Section 09 84441 1 Lecture 32/17 TR BRH105 0130PM-0245PM Gervais,Bruce B1
10 book for GEOG 1 Section 10 84473 1 Lecture 40/34 TR SQU443 0300PM-0415PM Gervais,Bruce B1
11 book for GEOG 1 Section 11 84503 1 Lecture 30/25 W SQU128 0530PM-0820PM Kusler,Jennifer E B1
12 book for GEOG 1 Section 12 84504 1 Lecture 30/8 MW BRH115 1200PM-0115PM Staff B1
13 book for GEOG 1 Section 13 84542 1 Lecture 30/22 F SQU128 0900AM-1150AM Pries,Sean J B1
14 book for GEOG 1 Section 14 84597 1 Lecture 30/22 F SQU128 1200PM-0250PM Pries,Sean J B1
15 book for GEOG 1 Section 15 84598 1 Lecture 30/0 TR SQU128 1200PM-0115PM Wanket,James A B1
16 book for GEOG 1 Section 16 84666 1 Lecture 30/8 MW SQU128 0130PM-0245PM Roberts,M. 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 84200 1 Lecture 30/23 TR SQU128 0900AM-1015AM Molana,Hanieh GE AREA D
02 book for GEOG 2 Section 02 84407 1 Lecture 30/25 TR BRH115 0130PM-0245PM Petraru,Marius I GE AREA D
03 book for GEOG 2 Section 03 84505 1 Lecture 30/18 MW BRH115 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 84955 1 Lecture 18/7 MW TSC5027 1200PM-1250PM Schmidtlein,Matt
02 book for GEOG 3 Section 02 84956 1 Laboratory 18/7 MW TSC5027 1250PM-0205PM Schmidtlein,Matt
03 book for GEOG 3 Section 03 86167 1 Lecture 0/0 MW TSC5027 0530PM-0620PM Staff
04 book for GEOG 3 Section 04 86168 1 Laboratory 0/0 MW TSC5027 0620PM-0735PM Staff

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 84638 1 Lecture 30/0 TR BRH115 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 84108 1 Laboratory 18/12 M SQU326 0900AM-1130AM Pries,Sean J B1,B3
02 book for GEOG 11 Section 02 84110 1 Laboratory 18/14 M SQU326 1200PM-0230PM Bukowski,Emily B1,B3
03 book for GEOG 11 Section 03 84240 1 Laboratory 18/6 T SQU326 0900AM-1130AM Drehobl,Michelle M. B1,B3
04 book for GEOG 11 Section 04 84332 1 Laboratory 18/18 T SQU326 0300PM-0530PM Walton,Kimberly J B1,B3
05 book for GEOG 11 Section 05 84302 1 Laboratory 18/7 W SQU326 0900AM-1130AM Pries,Sean J B1,B3
06 book for GEOG 11 Section 06 84335 1 Laboratory 18/13 M SQU326 0300PM-0530PM Drehobl,Michelle M. B1,B3
07 book for GEOG 11 Section 07 84437 1 Laboratory 18/2 R SQU326 0900AM-1130AM Slavensky,Jane M B1,B3
08 book for GEOG 11 Section 08 84442 1 Laboratory 18/16 M SQU326 0600PM-0830PM Drehobl,Michelle M. B1,B3
09 book for GEOG 11 Section 09 84443 1 Laboratory 18/5 T SQU326 1200PM-0230PM Walton,Kimberly J B1,B3
10 book for GEOG 11 Section 10 84478 1 Laboratory 18/11 W SQU326 1200PM-0230PM Bukowski,Emily B1,B3
11 book for GEOG 11 Section 11 84479 1 Laboratory 18/15 R SQU326 1200PM-0230PM Walton,Kimberly J B1,B3
12 book for GEOG 11 Section 12 84578 1 Laboratory 18/4 R SQU326 0300PM-0530PM Santos,Joao A B1,B3
13 book for GEOG 11 Section 13 84579 1 Laboratory 18/12 R SQU326 0600PM-0830PM Santos,Joao A B1,B3
14 book for GEOG 11 Section 14 84772 1 Laboratory 18/13 F SQU326 0900AM-1130AM Slavensky,Jane M B1,B3
15 book for GEOG 11 Section 15 84773 1 Laboratory 18/3 F SQU326 1200PM-0230PM Slavensky,Jane M B1,B3
16 book for GEOG 11 Section 16 84774 1 Laboratory 18/10 W SQU326 0300PM-0530PM Kusler,Jennifer E B1,B3

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 84116 1 Lecture 30/10 MW SQU128 0900AM-1015AM Bukowski,Emily
02 book for GEOG 100 Section 02 84303 1 Lecture 30/0 WEBONLINE - Rosenberg,Matt FL
03 book for GEOG 100 Section 03 84506 1 Lecture 30/10 TR SQU128 0300PM-0415PM Arpagian,Jasmine
04 book for GEOG 100 Section 04 84507 1 Lecture 40/8 TR SQU443 0900AM-1015AM Arpagian,Jasmine

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 84170 1 Discussion 40/14 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 84174 1 Discussion 16/8 TR TSC5027 0530PM-0620PM Roberts,M.
02 book for GEOG 109 Section 02 84175 1 Laboratory 16/8 TR TSC5027 0620PM-0735PM Roberts,M.
03 book for GEOG 109 Section 03 84333 1 Discussion 16/1 MW TSC5027 0300PM-0350PM Pries,Sean J
04 book for GEOG 109 Section 04 84334 1 Laboratory 16/1 MW TSC5027 0350PM-0505PM Pries,Sean J
05 book for GEOG 109 Section 05 84517 1 Discussion 16/0 MW ARC1016 0900AM-0950AM Oberle,Patrick
06 book for GEOG 109 Section 06 84518 1 Laboratory 16/0 MW ARC1016 0950AM-1105AM Oberle,Patrick

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 84330 1 Lecture 40/0 MW SQU443 0530PM-0645PM McGowan,Laura E B5
02 book for GEOG 111 Section 02 84953 1 Lecture 30/0 TR BRH105 1200PM-0115PM Staff B5

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 84171 1 Lecture 10/0 MW SQU128 1200PM-0115PM Krabacher,Thomas B5

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 84172 1 Lecture 40/6 MW SQU443 0130PM-0245PM Gervais,Bruce 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 84667 1 Lecture 30/0 TR SQU443 1030AM-1145AM Staff B5
02 book for GEOG 116 Section 02 84954 1 Lecture 30/0 MW BRH115 0300PM-0415PM Wanket,James A B5

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 84304 1 Lecture 30/24 TR BRH115 0300PM-0415PM 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 84520 1 Lecture 40/21 MW SQU443 1200PM-0115PM Gervais,Bruce

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 84696 1 Lecture 40/0 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 84128 1 Lecture 30/0 MW SQU128 0300PM-0415PM Bukowski,Emily

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 84187 1 Lecture 40/28 TR SQU443 1200PM-0115PM Rosenberg,Matt

GEOG 133 - Geography of the Middle East (3 Units)

This course will help students to develop a nuanced understanding of the complexity and diversity of the Middle East. Focusing on the human geography of the Middle East, we will examine the politics and cultures of the region. Particular focus will be on post-World War I geopolitics, when contemporary nation-states came to existence and several different conflicts evolved.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 133 Section 01 86591 1 Discussion 30/25 MW SQU128 1030AM-1145AM Molana,Hanieh
02 book for GEOG 133 Section 02 87199 1 Lecture 30/25 TBAARR - Molana,Hanieh

GEOG 141 - Geography Econ Activity (3 Units)

Spatial organization of man's activities related to production, exchange and consumption. Attention is given to resource development and the areal variations of factors affecting it, to concepts of spatial interaction and to spatial aspects of agricultural, industrial and urban land use. An examination of problems related to regional economic development. Changing perceptions of spatial organization of economic activities is also considered. Emphasis is on both theoretical framework and case study applications.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 141 Section 01 86146 1 Lecture 30/14 TR SQU128 1030AM-1145AM Krabacher,Thomas

GEOG 144 - Transforming the City (3 Units)

Examination of dynamic urban social, spatial, and political forces related to housing, gentrification, and public space. Attention is given to the roles of class, race, gender, and ethnicity in shaping the spaces and processes of urban transformation in cities across the world. Guest speakers, written assignments, and discussions complement weekly lectures.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
1 book for GEOG 144 Section 1 86590 1 Lecture 30/11 TR SQU142 0530PM-0645PM Oberle,Patrick

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
65 book for GEOG 145 Section 65 86701 1 Lecture 0/0 TR 0300PM-0415PM 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 84331 1 Lecture 30/3 M MRP1010 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 84591 1 Lecture 18/4 TR TSC5027 0300PM-0350PM Patterson,Anna K
02 book for GEOG 150 Section 02 84602 1 Laboratory 18/4 TR TSC5027 0350PM-0505PM Patterson,Anna K

GEOG 155 - 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 155 Section 01 86592 1 Lecture 18/3 TR TSC5027 1200PM-1250PM Patterson,Anna K
2 book for GEOG 155 Section 2 86593 1 Laboratory 18/3 TR TSC5027 1250PM-0205PM 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 84508 1 Discussion 17/6 TR TSC5027 0900AM-0950AM Oberle,Patrick
02 book for GEOG 163 Section 02 84509 1 Laboratory 17/6 TR TSC5027 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 84958 1 Lecture 2/1 TR SQU128 0130PM-0245PM Molana,Hanieh

GEOG 193C - Field Geography: Physical (3 Units)

Survey of selected areas with systematic examination of elements of the natural landscape. Group field trips and individual preparation of reports and consultation with instructor.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GEOG 193C Section 01 86148 1 Independent Study 20/6 F TSC5027 0900AM-0300PM Wanket,James A

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 84510 1 Independent Study 10/10 MW TSC1005 0530PM-0645PM Staff I

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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

I - Service Learning Internship

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/29/2022 to 12/09/2022)