Curriculum Checklist

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All of the following:

GEOG 1202: Introduction to Physical Geography  (3)

                OR         

GEOG 1044/45: Introduction to Environmental Science with lab (4)                         

GEOG 1302: Introduction to Human Geography (3)

                OR         

GEOG 1102: World Regions in the Global Context (3)                               

GEOG 2080: Introduction to Mapping and Map Analysis (3)

GEOG 3232: Weather and Climate (3)

GEOG 3411: Globalization and Regional Development (3)


SEVEN additional, with at least one course from each of the following four subfields:

Physical Geography:    

GEOG 3240: Colorado Climates  (3)

GEOG 4010: Landscape Geochemistry (3)

GEOG 4020: Earth Environments and Human Impacts (3)

GEOG 4240: Applied Geomorphology (3)

GEOG 4251: Fluvial Geomorphology (3)

GEOG 4270: Glacial Geomorphology (3)

GEOG 4280: Environmental Hydrology (4)

GEOG 4305: Water Quality and Resources (3)

GEOG 4720: Climate Change: Causes, Impacts and Solutions (3)

GEOG 4740: Geography of Soils (3)

GEOG 4731: Mountain Biogeography (3)


Human Geography:    

ENVS 1342: Environment, Society & Sustainability (3)

GEOG 1602: Urban Studies & Planning (3)

GEOG 2202: Hazards to Disasters: Perceptions and Management (3)

GEOG 3401: Geography of Food and Agriculture (3)

GEOG 3430: Geography of Tourism (3)

GEOG 3440: Eco-Tourism (3)

GEOG 3501: Geography of Health  (3)

GEOG 4265: Sustainability in Resources Management (3)

GEOG 4300: Children’s Geographies (3)

GEOG 4301: Population, Culture, and Resources (3)

GEOG 4335: Contemporary Environmental Issues (3)

GEOG 4350: Environment and Society in the American Past (3)

GEOG 4420: The Politics of Nature (3)

GEOG 4440: Science, Policy and the Environment (3)

GEOG 4450: Urban Food and Agriculture: Perspectives and Research (3)

GEOG 4640: Urban Geography: Denver and the U.S. (3)

GEOG 4460: Sustainable Urban Agriculture Field Study I (3)

GEOG 4470: Sustainable Urban Agriculture Field Study II (3)

GEOG 4680: Urban Sustainability: Perspectives and Practice (3)

GEOG 4710: Disasters, Climate Change, and Health (3)


Regional Geography:    

GEOG 1302: Introduction to Human Geography (3)

GEOG 1102: World Regions in the Global Context (3)

GEOG 3100: Geography of Colorado (3)

GEOG 3120: Geography of Europe (3)

GEOG 3130: Central America and Caribbean (3)

GEOG 3140: Geography of South America (3)

GEOG 3150: Middle East (3)

GEOG 3160: Geography of China (3)


Techniques for Geographical Analysis:    

GEOG 4080: Introduction to GIS (highly recommended; pre-req to most of the advanced GISci courses) (3)

GEOG 4060: Remote Sensing I: Introduction to Remote Sensing (pre-req for Remote Sensing II) (3)

GEOG 4070: Remote Sensing II: Advanced remote Sensing (3)

GEOG 4081: Cartography and Computer Mapping (3)

GEOG 4085: GIS Applications for the Urban Environment (3)

GEOG 4090: Environmental Modeling with GIS (3)

GEOG 4091: Free & Open Source Software for Geospatial Applications (FOSS4G) (3)

GEOG 4092: GIS Programming and Automation (3)

GEOG 4095: Deploying GIS Functionality on the Web (3)

GEOG 4220: Environmental Impact Assessment (3)

GEOG 4230: Hazard Mitigation and Vulnerability Assessment (3)

GEOG 4235: GIS Applications in the Health Sciences  (3)

GEOG 4770: Applied Statistics in the Natural Sciences (3)

NOTES:

  • Only 3 credits of Travel Study may be counted toward graduation requirements
  • Students must complete a minimum of 24 hours of upper-division credit.
  • At least 15 semester hours must be taken at CU Denver.
  • Undergraduate students may count up to 6 credit hours of independent study or internship (any combination of GEOG 3840, 4840, 4880, or 3939) towards elective credit in the major as approved by the undergraduate coordinator. Students may not receive more than 3 credit hours per independent study section. No more than 3 credit hours of independent study may be taken with the same instructor or in the same term.