AUGEO - Augustana Faculty - Geography

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Augustana Faculty

Below are the courses available from the AUGEO subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, class times, and textbooks.

AUGEO 218 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Introduction to fundamentals and applications of Geographic Information Systems. Topics include the nature of geographic data, geo-referencing systems, geographic modelling, data collection and management, and spatial analysis. Practical applications of GIS will be emphasized with the use of appropriate computer software. Prerequisite: Any 100-level science course.


AUGEO 230 - Geomorphology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Analysis of (1) geomorphological processes and agents (such as movement of the earth's crust, volcanism, water, glaciers, waves, currents, wind, and gravity) that create and modify the earth's surface and (2) landforms. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUGEO 231 - Climatology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Study of (1) elements and processes of climate and weather; (2) distributions and regional patterns of climates; and (3) interrelationships among climates, plants, animals, and people. Note: AUGEO 230 need not precede AUGEO 231. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUGEO 242 - Cultural Geography of Scandinavia View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Survey of Scandinavian life and achievement, past and present, with emphasis on social and cultural conditions against a geographical and historical background. All lectures and readings are in English. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGEO 242 and AUSCA 231.


AUGEO 301 - Directed Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-3)

Supervised research project and intensive study of a specific area of geography as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisite: *6 in Geography. Admission to the course normally requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Geography. An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course. AUGEO 301 is classified as a science course.


AUGEO 302 - Directed Reading View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Supervised research project and intensive study of a specific area of geography as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisite: *6 in Geography. Admission to the course normally requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Geography. An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course. AUGEO 302 is classified as an arts course.


AUGEO 341 - Geography of the Canadian North View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examination of the biophysical environments, resources, economics, and settlements of northern regions of Canada. Prerequisites: One of AUPED 184, 283, 284, 286; *3 in Geography and consent of the instructor. Notes: This course is intended to be taken in sequence with AUGEO 343 or AUPED 388. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGEO 341 and AUPED 387. AUGEO 341 is classified as an arts course.


AUGEO 343 - Expedition in the Canadian North View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SPR/SUM, VARIABLE)

Examination, involving a three- to four-week expedition in the summer, of the biophysical environments, resources, economics, and settlements of northern regions of Canada. Prerequisites: AUGEO 341 or AUPED 387, and consent of the instructor(s). Notes: Expedition costs, as well as course tuition, are the student's responsibility. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGEO 343 and AUPED 388. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUGEO 351 - Biogeography View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Analysis of the spatial patterns of biotic systems and species. The course examines their past and present distribution patterns in the context of biological and ecological processes and human impacts. The course employs several methods of analysis, including geographic information systems. Prerequisite: AUBIO 253. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGEO 351 and AUBIO 351. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


AUGEO 401 - Directed Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-3)

Supervised research project and intensive study of a specific area of geography as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisite: *6 in science Geography. Notes: Admission to the course normally requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Geography. An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course. AUGEO 401 is classified as a science course.


AUGEO 402 - Directed Reading View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Supervised research project and intensive study of a specific area of geography as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisite: *6 in Geography. Notes: Admission to the course normally requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Geography. An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course. AUGEO 402 is classified as an arts course.