This Course and Program Catalogue is effective from May 2017 to April 2018.

Not all courses described in the Course and Program Catalogue are offered each year. For a list of course offerings in 2017-2018, please consult the class search website.

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As of 2005-2006, certain course abbreviations have changed. Students with credit for a course under its former label may not take the relabeled course for credit.

The following conventions are used for course numbering:

  • 010-099 represent non-degree level courses
  • 100-699 represent undergraduate degree level courses
  • 700-999 represent graduate degree level courses

The following term designations are used:

  • 1 - Term 1 only
  • 2 - Term 2 only
  • 3 - Term 3 only
  • 1&2 - Term 1 and 2
  • 1/2 - Either Term 1 or Term 2
  • P - Phases (Medicine and Dentistry)
  • Q - Quarters (Veterinary Medicine)

The following instructional code designations are used:

  • L - Lecture
  • P - Practicum/Lab
  • S - Seminar/Discussion
  • C - Clinical Service
  • R - Reading
  • T - Tutorial

Please use the following form to look up courses and find detailed information on course prerequisites, corequisites, and other special notes. To view all 100-level courses in a subject, select a Subject Code and type 1% in the Course Number field. (200-level = 2%, etc.)


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GEOG 420.3 — 1/2(3L-3P)
Cartography and Professional Communication

History of map making, map projections; relief representation, graphics and statistical mapping, drafting, map design and map reproduction, analysis of map series and sources.

Prerequisite(s): One of GEOG 302, GEOG 322, or GEOG 323; or permission of the instructor.
Note: Students with credit for GEOG 320 will not receive credit for this course. This course was labeled GEOG 320 until 2016.


GEOG 423.3 — 1/2(2L-1S-2P)
Advanced Remote Sensing

Deals with advanced remote sensing techniques including satellite imagery calibration, spectral data transformation and land use cover classification, and detection of environmental change. The course consists of three interrelated components: lectures, laboratory exercises and group projects.

Prerequisite(s): GEOG 323.


GEOG 427.3 — 1(3L-2T)
Advanced Hydrology

Examines the physical principles governing hydrological processes. Topics covered include precipitation, interception, snow accumulation, snowmelt, evaporation, infiltration, groundwater movement, flood and drought frequency analysis and stream flow. Lectures and tutorials with hydrology instrumentation will be supplemented by problem solving assignments and an essay.

Prerequisite(s): One of MATH 110 or MATH 123 or MATH 125; one of EVSC 210 or PHYS 115 or GE 124; GEOG 225.


GEOG 464.3 — 2(3L)
Geography of Health

Provides students with an introduction to health geography, examining the development of the subdiscipline and its potential contributions as an approach for health-related research. It considers the ecological relationship between humans and disease, as well as the spatial patterns of health and health care. Additionally, lectures and readings will explore the use of geographic techniques and tools, including cartography, GIS and remote sensing, in health studies. In addition to the lectures and in-class discussions, a variety of supplemental readings will be assigned.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of GEOG courses with at least 3 credit units at the 300-level


GEOG 472.0
Work Experience IV

A 4-month cooperative work term for students in the Cooperative Education Option in the Environment & Society program.

Prerequisite(s): GEOG 373.


GEOG 490.3 — 1/2(2L-2T)
Selected Topics in Physical Geography

Students will work on theoretical or practical research projects under the supervision of a faculty member. An outline of the project must be submitted to the course coordinator in the term preceding registration and be approved before Departmental permission will be granted. An oral presentation and written report submitted at the end of the project will be evaluated by a faculty committee.

Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): One of GEOG 325, GEOG 328, GEOG 335, GEOG 351, GEOG 427 or GEOG 435; and GEOG 390.
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): GEOG 302.


GEOG 491.3 — 1/2(3L)
Research Topics in Human Geography

Students will work on theoretical or practical research projects under the supervision of a faculty member. An outline of the project must be submitted to the course coordinator in the term preceding registration and be approved before Departmental permission will be granted. An oral presentation and written report submitted at the end of the project will be evaluated by a faculty committee.

Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): One of GEOG 340, GEOG 241, GEOG 364, GEOG 379, GEOG 381, GEOG 385, GEOG 386, GEOG 464, PLAN 329, PLAN 341, PLAN 343, PLAN 346, PLAN 350, PLAN 441, PLAN 445, PLAN 446; and GEOG 391 or PLAN 390.
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): GEOG 302.


GEOG 498.3 — 1/2(3S)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.

GEOG 499.6 — 1&2(3S)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.