GEOG101
Discover Geography

Recommended for any student considering a career and a major or minor in Geography. The course is required for declared Geography majors. Letter grade only.

Description: An orientation to the field of Geography, discussion of career opportunities, an overview of requirements for the major, and an introduction to resources available at UNL and in the Lincoln community. Learn about unique contributions that geographers are making to address issues in management of natural resources, public health, water and food security, international trade, immigration and other areas.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:1

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GEOG109
Water in SocietyCrosslisted with SCIL 109, AECN 109, NRES 109, ENVR 109

Description: Introduction to the scientific, social, and economic dimensions of historical and contemporary water systems. Students will develop an understanding of hydrologic systems and analyze and engage in decision-making about complex challenges associated with water resource use.

This course is a prerequisite for: SCIL 300

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Offered:FALL
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 4 Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 4 Science

GEOG111
Academic Success and Decision Making in a Globalized WorldCrosslisted with GLST 111, ANTH 111

Pass/No Pass only.

Description: Course focused on student success, academic planning, and career development for all majors in Anthropology, Geography and Global Studies.

This course is a prerequisite for: GLST 311, ANTH 311, GEOG 311

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Pass No Pass
Groups:Introductory

Credit Hours:1

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GEOG120
Introductory Economic Geography

Description: Basic factors influencing the location of economic activity. Influence of space and location on the evolution and development of economic systems. World and regional patterns of economic activities.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Human-Economic Geography

Credit Hours:3

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GEOG140
Introductory Human Geography

Students who have previously taken GEOG 100 may not receive credit for GEOG 140.

Description: Human populations, cultures, and landscapes, with particular attention to human-environment relations and global interconnections.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Human-Economic Geography
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

GEOG155
Elements of Physical Geography

Students who earn credit toward the degree in GEOG 155 may not earn credit toward the degree in GEOG 150 or in the combination of GEOG 150 and 152.

Description: Investigation of the basic elements of the physical environment of the earth and its atmosphere. Includes atmospheric processes, temperature distributions, weather systems, severe weather, climates, water balance, vegetation and soil distributions, landforms and their processes, and natural hazards. Modifying influences that humans have on the physical environment and atmosphere examined.

This course is a prerequisite for: GEOG 308, GEOL 308, NRES 308

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Physical Geography
ACE Outcomes: ACE 4 Science

Credit Hours:4

ACE:ACE 4 Science

GEOG170
Introduction to Great Plains StudiesCrosslisted with ANTH 170, GPSP 170, NRES 170, SOCI 170

Description: Interdisciplinary study of the natural environment, social environment, human heritage, arts and humanities of the Great Plains.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Regional Geography

Credit Hours:3

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GEOG181
Global Environmental Issues

Description: Exploration of urgent global environmental issues and their relationships with physical, social, biological, and economic process. Investigation between human activity, wellbeing, and environmental change. Topics include landscape transformation, climate change, environmental health and disease, and water quality.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Human-Economic Geography
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

GEOG191
Special Topics in Geography

Description: Examine current problems in geography.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

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GEOG200
Landscape and Environmental AppreciationCrosslisted with HORT 200, LARC 200

Description: Values and processes in human landscapes and natural environments. Concepts and tools to understand the context of local and global environments and significant historical landscapes. Landscape as an indicator of aesthetic quality, design principles and processes as integrators of humans and nature, and the garden as a model for creating sustainable landscapes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Human-Economic Geography
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 7 Arts

GEOG217
Principles of GIS

Description: Introduction to theories and methods of Geographic Information Science (GIScience) and Geographic Information Systems (GISystems). Focuses on spatial thinking, analysis skills, and the fundamental knowledge needed to use GIS effectively, accurately, and ethically. Topics include: geodesy, cartography and geovisualization, map projections, geospatial data collection, GPS, spatial data models, spatial databases, and spatial analysis.

This course is a prerequisite for: GEOG 432, GEOG 832, NRES 432

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Offered:FALL
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:4

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GEOG271
Geography of the United States

Description: Introduction to the regional geography of the United States. Attention to the significance of location, advantages and limitations of the natural environment, population distribution, and economic development considered regionally.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Regional Geography

Credit Hours:3

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GEOG272
Geography of World Regions

Description: Appraisal of the interaction between the physical environment, the human resources, and economic activities for the major regions of the world. Application of fundamental geographical concepts to regional analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Regional Geography
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

GEOG281
Introduction to Water ScienceCrosslisted with NRES 281, WATS 281

Prerequisites: High school chemistry or one semester college chemistry; one course in geology or physical geography or soil.

Description: Survey of the water science from the perspective of both natural and social sciences. Water budget, precipitation, evapotranspiration, runoff and stream flow, groundwater, water quality parameters, economics of water, water policy, water law and water politics.

This course is a prerequisite for: AGRO 361, GEOL 361, NRES 361, SOIL 361, WATS 361; NRES 319

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Physical Geography

Credit Hours:3

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GEOG283
Space, the Environment and You

Description: Experiments to help individuals develop awareness of the extent to which their feelings and behavior are influenced by the spatial and environmental dimensions of their surroundings.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Human-Economic Geography

Credit Hours:3

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GEOG289
People and the Land: Human Environmental Interactions on the Great PlainsCrosslisted with NRES 289

Description: Explore human environmental interaction on the Great Plains. Samples a variety of Great Plains cultures and time periods to explore past use of the Great Plains environment. Evaluation of attributes and related data critical to the operation of past social-ecological systems with reference to changing climatic/ecological dynamics, human environmental impacts, and the sustainability of various indigenous and western modes of land use on the Great Plains. Investigate knowledge of these processes and how they can be of relevance to contemporary issues of Great Plains land management and resource utilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science ACE 5 Humanities

GEOG298
Undergraduate Research

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Research experience.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

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GEOG308
BiogeographyCrosslisted with GEOL 308, NRES 308

Prerequisites: GEOG 155 or BIOS 101 and 101L or GEOL 101.

Biogeography is a highly interdisciplinary science, relying heavily on ecology, geological science, and climatology. It is global in scope and offers the latest knowledge in understanding organism distributions, and the factors that determine those distributions.

Description: Introduction to the basic concepts of biogeography, the study of distributions of plants and animals, both past and present.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Physical Geography

Credit Hours:3

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GEOG311
Seminar in Launching Academic and Professional CareersCrosslisted with GLST 311, ANTH 311

Prerequisites: ANTH/GEOG/GLST 111

Pass/No Pass (PNP)

Description: Online seminar focused on academic and career development for Anthropology, Geography and Global Studies majors.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Pass No Pass

Credit Hours:1

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GEOG317
Cartography I: Introduction to Cartography

Prerequisites: 6 hrs geography.

Description: Introduction to maps and mapping with emphasis on applied and theoretical considerations in map design and construction. Students create computer maps from specifications of instructor. Opportunity to actively participate in the technical processes of data collection, cartographic design, and construction normally associated with the actual production of maps.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:4

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GEOG334
Historical Geography of the Great Plains

Description: Traces the sequence of the human occupancy of the Great Plains from prehistoric times to the present. Focus on the changing perception and utilization of the Great Plains environment, leading to the emergence of a distinctive contemporary region.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Human-Economic Geography
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

GEOG361
Urban Geography

Description: Geography of cities and metropolitan areas of the past, present, and future. Spatial structures of urban settlements in North America and elsewhere examined both theoretically and descriptively.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Human-Economic Geography
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

GEOG362
Rural Landscapes and Livelihoods in a Global World

Description: Examine the intersection of social, economic, and environmental sustainability in the context of rural landscapes in an increasingly urban and globalized world. Topics include the evolution of the rural landscape, associated major social transformations, the history of agricultural consolidation, the growth of rural industrialization, policy implications, and the resilience of rural people.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Groups:Regional Geography
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

GEOG370
Geography of Nebraska

Description: Survey of the physical and cultural features of the geography of Nebraska as related to the changing patterns in the human occupance of the geographic regions of the state.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Regional Geography

Credit Hours:3

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GEOG372
European Landscapes and Cultures

Description: The physical and human geographies of Europe. Population migrations, landscape change, and diversity of culture in Europe and selected sub-regions of Europe.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Regional Geography

Credit Hours:3

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GEOG375
Geography of Asia

Description: Patterns of physical features, population, and economic activities and other cultural aspects. Attention to India, China, and Japan.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Regional Geography

Credit Hours:3

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GEOG377
Women of the Great PlainsCrosslisted with GPSP 377, WMNS 377

Description: The intersection of gender, identity, power, and representation throughout time and space in the Great Plains of the United States and Canada.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

GEOG378
Geography of Latin America

Description: Introduction to the geography of Mexico, Central America, West Indies, and South America. Advantage and limitations of the natural environment, population distribution, and economic development are considered regionally.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Regional Geography
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

GEOG380
Geography of AfricaCrosslisted with ETHN 380, NRES 380

Description: Overview of the major physical and human landscapes in Africa. Prominent past and current events will be placed into a spatial context in an attempt to develop insight into the interrelationships that exist among people, cultures, countries, economies, and the environment, not only within Africa, but between Africa and the rest of the world.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Regional Geography
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

GEOG391
Special Topics in Geography

Description: Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

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GEOG395
InternshipCrosslisted with GLST 395, ANTH 395

Prerequisites: Permission

Pass/No Pass only.

Description: Experiential learning opportunity related to a discipline within the School of Global Integrated Studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Pass No Pass

Credit Hours:1-6

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GEOG396
Independent Study in Geography

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Independent reading or research under direction by a faculty member.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-3

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GEOG402
Geography Capstone

Prerequisites: GEOG major or minor, junior or senior standing.

Description: The history and philosophy of geography. Contemporary issues in geography.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

GEOG403
Environmental JusticeCrosslisted with GEOG 803

Description: Exploration of the concept of environmental justice, which describes how the impacts of the natural and built environment differ according to race, ethnicity, and economic status. Topics include the development of movement from its early concerns with the location of waste facilities, to disparities in health outcomes, access to affordable and healthy food, and climate change issues.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Offered:FALL
Groups:CAS Diversity in the US
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

GEOG406
Spatial and Environmental Influences in Social SystemsCrosslisted with GEOG 806

Description: How space, spatial structure, and spatially oriented behavior operate in social systems, emphasizing their influence on interpersonal communication and/or social exchange.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Human-Economic Geography

Credit Hours:3

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GEOG408
Microclimate: The Biological EnvironmentCrosslisted with AGRO 408, HORT 408, METR 408, NRES 408, WATS 408, AGRO 808, GEOG 808, HORT 808, METR 808, NRES 808

Prerequisites: Junior standing, MATH 106 or equivalent, 5 hrs physics, major in any of the physical or biological sciences or engineering.

Description: Physical factors that create the biological environment. Radiation and energy balances of earth's surfaces, terrestrial and marine. Temperature, humidity, and wind regimes near the surface. Control of the physical environment through irrigation, windbreaks, frost protection, manipulation of light, and radiation. Applications to air pollution research. Instruments for measuring environmental conditions and remote sensing of the environment.

This course is a prerequisite for: AGRO 907, HORT 907, METR 907, NRES 907; BSEN 954, NRES 954

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Physical Geography

Credit Hours:3

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GEOG409
Human Dimensions of Natural ResourcesCrosslisted with NRES 409

Prerequisites: Junior standing; 12 credit hours in natural resources, environmental studies, or closely related fields

Description: Overview of the human dimensions of natural resources issues. Exploration of the socioeconomic, cultural, and political aspects of human behavior and how these interact with, might influence, or are influenced by the environment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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GEOG412
Introduction to Geographic Information SystemsCrosslisted with GEOG 812, NRES 412, NRES 812

Description: Introduction to conceptual foundations and applications of computer-based geographic information systems (GIS). GIS database development, spatial data analysis, spatial modeling, GIS implementation and administration.

This course is a prerequisite for: GEOG 422, GEOG 822; GEOG 922, NRES 922

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:4

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GEOG414
Spatial Analysis and ModelingCrosslisted with GEOG 814

Prerequisites: GEOG 412 and STAT 218 or STAT 380

Description: Advanced spatial analysis techniques, algorithms, and methods used in solving geographic problems. Topics include: cluster analysis, spatial autocorrelation, spatial regression, spatial sampling, and gravity models.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Offered:SPRING
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:3

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GEOG415
Introduction to Computer MappingCrosslisted with GEOG 815

Prerequisites: GEOG 317.

Description: Introduction to the tools, techniques, and analytical uses of computer mapping. Programming necessary for producing own computer mapping programs.

This course is a prerequisite for: GEOG 915

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:3

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GEOG417
Web GISCrosslisted with GEOG 817

Prerequisites: GEOG 317 or GEOG 412

Description: Introduction to Internet-based GIS and web cartography. Focus on programming concepts underlying the creation and implementation of quality web mapping applications.

This course is a prerequisite for: GEOG 483, GEOG 883; GEOG 915

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Offered:SPRING
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GEOG418
Introduction to Remote SensingCrosslisted with GEOG 818, NRES 418, NRES 818

Prerequisites: Junior Standing

Description: Remote sensing of the earth from aerial and satellite platforms. Aerial photography, multispectral scanning, thermal imaging, microwave remote sensing techniques. Data acquisition and image analysis. Physical foundations of remote sensing using electromagnetic energy and energy-matter interactions. Applications in geographic, agricultural, environmental and natural resources analyses.

This course is a prerequisite for: GEOG 420, GEOG 820; GEOG 421, GEOG 821, NRES 421, NRES 821

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Offered:FALL
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

GEOG419
Applications of Remote Sensing in Agriculture and Natural ResourcesCrosslisted with AGRO 419, GEOL 419, NRES 420, AGRO 819, GEOG 819, GEOL 819, NRES 820

GEOG 418/NRES 418 recommended

Description: Introduction to the practical uses of remote electromagnetic sensing in dealing with agricultural and water-resources issues.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

GEOG420
Digital Image Analysis of Remote Sensing DataCrosslisted with GEOG 820

Prerequisites: GEOG 418/818 or GEOG 419/819.

Description: Principles and methods of digital image processing of remotely sensed data. The biophysical basis of remote sensing and the various sensor systems typically used for monitoring terrestrial and aquatic environments. Algorithms for the preprocessing, enhancement, classification and mapping of digital data for agricultural, urban, geological, environmental, and natural resource management problems.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

GEOG421
Field Techniques in Remote SensingCrosslisted with GEOG 821, NRES 421, NRES 821

Prerequisites: GEOG 418/818

Description: Field techniques as they relate to remote-sensing campaigns. Research methods, systematic approaches to data collection, field spectroscopy, collecting ancillary information linked with spectroscopic data sets as well as aircraft or satellite missions and subsequent analyses of acquired data.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GEOG422
Advanced Techniques in Geographic Information SystemsCrosslisted with GEOG 822

Prerequisites: GEOG 412/812.

Description: Vector and quadtree data structures, use of relational database management systems, topologically structured databases, query languages, digital terrain modeling, advanced data analysis methods and research issues in GIS. Extensive practical experience with the current GIS software.

This course is a prerequisite for: GEOG 922, NRES 922

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

GEOG425
Scientific Visualization in CartographyCrosslisted with GEOG 825

Prerequisites: GEOG 317 and either GEOG 415 or GEOG 417

Description: Explores cartographic applications of computer animation and multimedia for the dual purposes of assisting visual thinking in map-oriented research and data exploration, and in communicating geographic ideas to others.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

GEOG427
Introduction to the Global Positioning System (GPS)Crosslisted with GEOG 827, NRES 427, NRES 827

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Familiarity with mapping and GIS recommended.

Description: Integrated lectures, lab exercises and field experience provide an understanding of GPS technology and applications. Students will learn to collect, correct and use GPS data in a geographic information system (GIS) environment.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

GEOG431
Cultural GeographyCrosslisted with GEOG 831

Description: The history of cultural geography from von Humboldt through Carl Sauer to the 'new' cultural geographies of Don Mitchell, Gillian Rose and Noel Castree. The current theoretical debates of feminism, post-structuralism, post-colonialism and environmentalism, and the influences of literary and cultural studies in the development of cultural geography and the various methodologies involved.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Human-Economic Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GEOG432
Programming, Scripting, and Automation for GISCrosslisted with GEOG 832, NRES 432

Prerequisites: GEOG 217

Practical experience or other formal preparation in GIS may be substituted for prerequisite by permission.

Description: GIS-focused programming, scripting, and spatial analysis using the Python and R programming languages. Topics include: the ArcPy library, algorithm development, open source geospatial libraries, and the manipulation and analysis of geospatial data.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GEOG435
Cultural Survival: Indigenous People's RightsCrosslisted with GEOG 835

Description: Threats against indigenous peoples' lands, resources and cultural patrimony, languages and knowledge systems more than 500 years after Columbus instigated European colonialism, creating the first global world order. The responses of Indigenous peoples to the imposition of Western dominated economic and political systems. Land rights, economic development, and women's rights from the perspective of different Indigenous communities around the world.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Human-Economic Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GEOG441
Geographies of HealthCrosslisted with GEOG 841

Description: Exploration of political economies of health care, the geographic distribution of services, the impacts of location in both care utilization and access, emphasizing the importance of "place" in health outcomes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GEOG444
Geo-demographic and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)Crosslisted with GEOG 844

Description: Geo-demographic and geographic information system (GIS) analysis, interpretation and mapping of geographical patterns of population size, population composition, and composition change. Theoretical and applied investigation of geo-demographic issues involving marketing research, public facilities planning, public health provision, and small-area population change forcasting. GIS use of TIGER and small-area census data.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Human-Economic Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GEOG447
Political GeographyCrosslisted with GEOG 847

Description: Importance of factors of a physical, economic, and human character in political development at local to global scales; international geopolitical aspects of environment, territoriality, core areas, capitals, and boundaries; national geographical patterns of voting, representation, public administration and public policy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Human-Economic Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GEOG448
Pro-seminar in International Relations ICrosslisted with ECON 466, POLS 466, POLS 866, AECN 467, ANTH 479, ANTH 879, ECON 866, GEOG 848, HIST 479, HIST 879, SOCI 466, SOCI 866

Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission.

Open to students with an interest in international relations.

Description: Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Human-Economic Geography Comp Intrntnl & Reg Develpmnt Variable group based on topic Integrative Courses, Research International Relations&Compar

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GEOG450
Climate and SocietyCrosslisted with AGRO 450, METR 450, NRES 452, AGRO 850, GEOG 850, METR 850, NRES 852

Prerequisites: Junior standing or above.

Offered spring semester of even-numbered calendar years.

Description: Impact of climate and extreme climatic events on society and societal responses to those events. Global in scope and interdisciplinary.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Offered:SPRING
Groups:Physical Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GEOG461
Geospatial Approaches in Digital Humanities and Social SciencesCrosslisted with ANTH 461, ANTH 861, CLAS 461, CLAS 861, GEOG 861, HIST 461, HIST 861

Description: Study of geographic concepts and critical analysis of applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in humanities and social sciences and application of geospatial tools for humanities and social science research; learn how to collect, manage, analyze, and visualize spatial data for real-world projects

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GEOG467
Great Plains Field PedologyCrosslisted with AGRO 477, NRES 477, SOIL 477, GEOG 867, NRES 877

Prerequisites: AGRO/SOIL 153.

Description: Spatial relationship of soil properties on various parts of landscape typical of the Plains, causal factors, and predictions of such relationships on other landscapes. Grouping these properties into classes, naming the classes, and the taxonomy that results from this grouping. Application of a taxonomy to a real situation through making a field soil survey in a region representative of the Plains border, predicting land use response of various mapped units as it affects the ecosystem, and evaluating the effectiveness of the taxonomic system used in the region surveyed.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Physical Geography

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

GEOG469
Bio-Atmospheric InstrumentationCrosslisted with AGRO 469, HORT 407, METR 469, MSYM 469, NRES 469, AGRO 869, GEOG 869, HORT 807, METR 869, MSYM 869, NRES 869

Prerequisites: Junior standing; MATH 106; 4 hrs physics; physical or biological science major.

Description: Discussion and practical application of principles and practices of measuring meteorological and related variables near the earth's surface including temperature, humidity, precipitation, pressure, radiation and wind. Performance characteristics of sensors and modern data collection methods are discussed and evaluated.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Physical Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GEOG478

Prerequisites: Junior standing and permission.

Topical seminar required for all Latin American Studies majors.

Description: An interdisciplinary analysis of topical issues in Latin American Studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:International Relations&Compar Integrative Courses, Research Lat Am,Asian,Mid East,Afr Hist Regional Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GEOG483
Cognitive Processes in Map Comprehension and UseCrosslisted with GEOG 883

Prerequisites: GEOG 317 and 417/817.

Description: How cognitive processes help individuals to comprehend the spatial circumstances or arenas they confront when carrying out their daily activities. Awareness of space, spatial knowing, formation of cognitive maps, importance of spatial images in negotiation of surroundings, and the relationship of cognitive maps to orientation and wayfinding.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Techniques

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GEOG484
Water Resources SeminarCrosslisted with AGRO 484, GEOL 484, NRES 484, WATS 484, NRES 884, AGRO 884, GEOG 884, GEOL 884, WATS 884

Prerequisites: Junior or above standing

Description: Seminar on current water resources research and issues in Nebraska and the region.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

GEOG491
Special Topics in GeographyCrosslisted with GEOG 891, NRES 491

Description: Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Physical Geography

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

GEOG497
Geography Field TourCrosslisted with GEOG 897

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Applying geographic concepts with field training.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

GEOG498
ResearchCrosslisted with GEOG 898

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Research experience.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

GEOG499
Undergraduate Thesis

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Independent research leading to a thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

GEOG499H
Honors Undergraduate Thesis

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Independent research leading to a thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE: