University of Vermont

2012-2013 Catalogue

Graduate Courses in Geography (GEOG)

GEOG 202 - Research Methods
A systematic overview of the art and science of geographical inquiry. Examination of key research and methodological approaches in the discipline. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior standing; nine hours in Geography.
Credits: 3.00
GEOG 203 - Contemp Geog Thought Context
A survey of paradigms and issues in contemporary geography. Attention paid to the social and historical contexts of geographic thought. Prerequisite: Nine hours in Geography or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
GEOG 245 - Adv Top:Human Env Interactions
Advanced offerings on various manifestations of social-environmental relationships. Possible topics include sustainable development, environmental justice, and urban ecology. Prerequisite: Senior/Graduate standing with nine hours in Geography or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
GEOG 246 - Adv Top:Climate&Water Resource
Analysis of regional climatology, paleoclimatology, hydroclimatological hazards, or fluvial geomorphology. Topics include droughts, severe weather, climate change, floods and floodplain management, mountain and lowland rivers. Pre/co-requisites: GEOG 143 or GEOG 144 and Senior or Graduate standing with nine hours in Geography.
Credits: 3.00
GEOG 272 - Adv Top:Space, Power, Identity
Advanced offerings on topics related to the spatial regulation and geographic construction of social identity, paying particular attention to race, gender and sexuality. Prerequisite: Senior/Graduate standing with nine hours in Geography or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
GEOG 273 - Adv Top:Political Econ&Ecology
Advanced offerings in political ecology and political economy, particularly at global and regional scales. Possible topics include Third World economic restructuring, globalization, international environmental movements. Prerequisite: Senior/Graduate standing with nine hours in Geography or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
GEOG 274 - Adv Top:Critical Urban&Soc Geo
Advanced offerings in urban and critical social geography. Possible topics include social justice and the city, human rights, geographies of social control. Prerequisite: Senior/Graduate standing with nine hours in Geography, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
GEOG 281 - Adv Topic:GIS & Remote Sensing
Advanced offerings in GIS or remote sensing focusing on landscape interpretation for decision-making practices. Incorporation of applications from Vermont public and private sectors. Prerequisites: Senior or Graduate standing with nine hours in Geography; or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
GEOG 287 - Spatial Analysis
Analysis of spatial pattern and interaction through quantitative models; introduction to measurement, sampling, and covariation in a spatial framework. Prerequisites: Senior/Graduate standing with at least nine hours in Geography or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
GEOG 295 - Advanced Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
GEOG 296 - Advanced Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
GEOG 297 - Readings & Research
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
GEOG 298 - Readings & Research
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
GEOG 300 - Graduate Tutorial
Readings and research on topics arranged individually by students with instructors; attendance in appropriate undergraduate courses may be required. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
GEOG 391 - Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
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