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Geography

205 Carolina Hall, CB #3220
(919) 962-8901

First Session, 2022

GEOG 110 The Blue Planet: An Introduction to Earth’s Environmental Systems (3)

MAYMESTER. Emphasizes geographic patterns and interrelationships in energy, climate, terrain, and life. Develops integrative view of how atmospheric, hydrologic, geomorphic, and biotic processes create global patterns in the environment. Incorporates influence of human activities on earth. This course will help understand the natural environment, both globally and in North Carolina. This Maymester section of the course will be a hands-on course, and the UNC Campus will be the learning laboratory..

GEOG 130 Development and Inequality: Global Perspectives (3)****Canceled****

An introduction to historical and contemporary ideas about practices and meanings of development. Students will explore “development” in a global landscape of poverty, power, and struggles over inequality.

GEOG 264 (ENEC 264) Conservation of Biodiversity in Theory and Practice (3)

MAYMESTER. This course will give students a multidisciplinary introduction to growing field of biodiversity preservation. There is a mandatory week-long trip to Tampa Bay during the second week of the course. There are additional costs to this course estimated at $500 that will cover transportation, lodging, and food during the field trip.

GEOG 370 Introduction to Geographic Information (3) ***Canceled****

A survey of geographic data sources including maps, photos, digital images, Census information, and others. Emphasis is on appropriate uses, limitations, and skilled interpretation in physical and human geography applications. (Core)

GEOG 390 Contemporary Topics in Geography (1-12)

MAYMESTER. Instructor permission required. Agroecology: Principles and Practice (GEOG 390) is an experiential course that explores the intersection of food cultivation, culture, and ecology. In it, we study the history, principles, and practices of Black and indigenous agroliberation movements (past and present); to put principle to practice, we will study and work on a Black-run freedom farm, which fulfills the APPLES service-learning components of this course.

Second Session, 2022

GEOG 110 The Blue Planet: An Introduction to Earth’s Environmental Systems (3) ***Canceled****

Emphasizes geographic patterns and interrelationships in energy, climate, terrain, and life. Develops integrative view of how atmospheric, hydrologic, geomorphic, and biotic processes create global patterns in the environment. Incorporates influence of human activities on earth. This course will help understand the natural environment, both globally and in North Carolina.

GEOG 120 World Regional Geography (3)

A survey of the geographic structure of human activity in major world regional and nations. Emphasizes current developments related to population, urbanization, and economic activity.

GEOG 130 Development and Inequality: Global Perspectives (3)

An introduction to historical and contemporary ideas about practices and meanings of development. Students will explore “development” in a global landscape of poverty, power, and struggles over inequality.