Course Descriptions | Department of Geography and the Environment

Course Descriptions

Undergraduate Courses

Fundamental (non-majors) Courses

GEOG 1000 - National Parks (coming fall 2021)

GEOG 1200 - Global Societies

GEOL 1610 - Introduction to Geology

GEOG 1710 - Earth Science

ARCH 2800 - Archaeological Science

GEOG 3000 - Geoliteracy (coming fall 2021)

Required Majors Courses

GEOG 2110 - Foundations of Geographic Research

GEOG 2170 - Culture, Environment, & Society

GEOG 2180 - Geosystems, Environment, & Society

GEOG 4800 - Capstone

Human Geography

GEOG 2170 - Culture, Environment, & Society

GEOG 3010 - Economic Geography

GEOG 3100 - US & Canada: Economies, Cities, & Sustainability

GEOG 3200 - Sustainability

GEOG 3600 - Political Geography

GEOG 3750 - Geography of Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa

GEOG 3770 - Latin America: Geography & Globalization

GEOG 4115 - Our Energy Futures

GEOG 4120 - Medical Geography

GEOG 4210 - Urban Geography

GEOG 4220 - Applied Retail Geography

GEOG 4230 - Location Intelligence: Business GIS Concepts & Applications

GEOG 4245 - Geography of International Development

GEOG 4420 - Capitalism, Nature, & Climage Change

Physical Geography and Geology

GEOL 1610 - Introduction to Geology

GEOG 1710 - Earth Science

GEOG 2180 - Geosystems, Environment, & Society

GEOL 3000 - Geology of Texas

GEOL 3010 - Environmental Geology

GEOL 3020 - Historical Geology

GEOL 3030 - Earthquakes & Volcanos - offered as GEOG 4875.001in spring 2021 (enters course catalog fall 2021)

GEOG 3420 - Applied Biogeography

GEOG 3800 - Weather & Climate - offered as GEOG 4875.002 in spring 2021 (enters course catalog fall 2021)

GEOG 4350 - Geomorphology

GEOL 4630 - Soils Geomorphology

GEOL 4710 - Ecosystems: Structure, Function, & Services

GEOG 4750 - Surface Water Hydrology

GEOL 4850 - Introduction to Groundwater Hyrdology

Geographic Techniques (including GIS courses)

GEOG 3500 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

GEOG 4050 - Cartography & Graphics

GEOG 4170 - Field Methods & Mapping

GEOG 4185 - Statistical Research Methods in Geography

GEOG 4195 - Geospatial Data Analytics & Visualization

GEOG 4530 - Digital Image Analysis (course flier)

GEOG 4550 - Advanced Geographic Information Systems

GEOG 4560 - Introduction to Python Programming

GEOG 4580 - GIS in Health

GEOG 4590 - Advanced GIS Programming

Archaeology

ARCH 2800 - Archaeological Science

ARCH 3650 - Origins of Civilization

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