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Courses

This highly structured program requires 51 hours of study. Thirty-six hours are specifically prescribed and cover basic content areas of physical and social geography. You will be required to take cartography, geographic information systems (GIS), and remote sensing as part of the 33-hour requirement. The remaining 15 hours are selected advanced courses in systematic and regional geography and GIS.

REQUIRED COURSES: 33 hours
Course # Course Title Course Credit
GEOG 101 Earth, Sea, and Sky: A Geographic View

3

GEOG 120 Economic Geography and Contemporary Issues

3

GEOG 121 Geography of the Cultural Environment

3

GEOG 150 Global Geography

3

GEOG 230 Elementary Meteorology

3

GEOG 240 Map Reading and Interpretation

3

GEOG 250 Spatial Analytical Methods in Geography

3

GEOG 265 Introduction to GIS

3

GEOG 340 Cartography and Visualization of Spatial Data

3

GEOG 342 Introduction to Remote Sensing

3

GEOG 470 World Political Geography

3


ELECTIVE COURSES: 15 hours 
6 hours from:
Course # Course Title Course Credit
GEOG 330 Weather Analysis

3

GEOG 331 Global Climatology

3

GEOG 344 Atmospheric Hazards
         3
GEOG 344 Advanced GIS Analysis

3

GEOG 450 Mesoscale Meteorology

3


6 hours from:
Course # Course Title Course Credit
GEOG 261 Tourism Systems

3

GEOG 320 Ethnic Geography

3

GEOG 321 Urban Geography

3

GEOG 323 Tourism and Geography of Food
         3
GEOG 423 Population Geography

3


6 hours from:
Course # Course Title Course Credit
GEOG 350 Geography of the United States and Canada

3

GEOG 351 Geography of Latin America and the Caribbean

3

GEOG 353 Geography of Indiana
         3
GEOG 354 Geography of Asia

3

GEOG 356 Geography of Russia and Its Neighbors

3

GEOG 357 Geography of Europe

3


Department of Geography
Cooper Life Science Building
Room CL 425
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-1776
Fax: 765-285-2351