University of Colorado at Boulder

 

Undergrad

Core Curriculum & MAPS


Geography Courses in the Core Curriculum and for MAPS 

Natural Science: 

Two-Semester Sequence:
GEOG 1001  Environmental Systems 1 (Climate and Vegetation)  
GEOG 1011  Environmental Systems 2 (Landscapes and Water) 

Non-Sequence Courses: 
GEOG 3301  Analysis of the Climate and Weather Observations    (Prereq: GEOG 1001, ATOC 1050/1060, or 3600 and a statistics course) 
GEOG 3601  Principles of Climate (Prereq: 1 sem calculus or instructor consent) 
GEOG 3511  Introduction to Hydrology**   (Prereq: GEOG 1001 and 1011) 
GEOG 4241  Principles of Geomorphology  (Prereq: GEOG 1001 and 1011 or any 1000-level sequence in geological sciences) (Restricted to Jr/Sr GEOG/GEOL/ENVS majors) 

Critical Thinking: 

GEOG 4173  Research Seminar (Restricted to Sr GEOG or ENVS majors)  
GEOG 4430  Seminar: Conservation Trends (Restricted to Jr/Sr GEOG or ENVS majors) 
GEOG 4622  City Life  (Prereq: GEOG 1982, 1992, 2002, or 2412) 
GEOG 4742  Environments and Peoples  (Prereq: GEOG 1982, 1992, 2002, or 2412) 
GEOG 4812  Environment and Development in South America   (Prereq: GEOG 1982, 1992, 2002, 2412, ANTH 3110 or PSCI 3032) 
GEOG 4822  Environment and Development in China (Recommended prereq GEOG 1982, 1992 and HIST 1608) 
GEOG 4892  Geography of Western Europe (Prereq: GEOG 1982, 1992, 2002, or 2412) 

Cultural and Gender Diversity: 

GEOG  3672  Gender and the Global Economy  (Recommended prereq GEOG 1982, 1992, 2002, 2412, WMST 2000 or 2050) 
GEOG  3822  Geography of China     (Recommended prereq GEOG 1982) 

 


The Minimum Academic Preparation Standards (MAPS) deficiency in geography may be satisfied by passing GEOG 1982, 1992, 2002, or 2412.  The course used for MAPS may be applied towards the geography major requirement.  The geography courses taken to satisfy the Core Curriculum may also be applied towards the geography major.  These are listed above.