University of Hawaii at Hilo Catalog 2014–2015

Geography Minor

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21 Semester Hours

  1. Required (9 semester hours):
    • GEOG 101 Geography and the Natural Environment (3)
    • GEOG 103 Geography and Contemporary Society (3)
    • GEOG 201 Interpretation of Geographic Data (3)
  2. and four additional courses (12 semester hours) in Geography at the upper-division level with at least one course from each of the following three blocks:
    • Block I: Physical Geography
      • GEOG 300 Climatology (3)
      • GEOG 309 Biogeography (3)
      • GEOG 319 Natural Hazards and Disasters (3)
      • GEOG 320 Earth Surface Processes (3)
      • GEOG 409 Landscape Ecology (3)
    • Block II: Human Geography
      • GEOG 312 Food and Societies (3)
      • GEOG 321 Geography of Economic Activity (3)
      • GEOG 328 Cultural Geography (3)
      • GEOG 329 Development Geographies (3)
      • GEOG 331 Tourism Geographies (3)
      • GEOG 430 Gender, Place and Environment (3)
    • Block III: Analytical Techniques
      • GEOG 385 Field Methods in Geography & Environmental Science (3)
      • GEOG 441 Environmental Impact Assessment (3)
      • GEOG 470 Remote Sensing and Air Photo Interpretation (3)
      • GEOG 480 Geographic Information Systems and Visualization (3)
      • GEOG 481 Advanced Geo-spatial Techniques (3)