Subject: Geography
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Geography and Planning


Students will work on a problem-based, experiential learning project under the supervision of a faculty member. An oral presentation and written thesis submitted at the end of the project will be evaluated by the faculty member. Research and field methods are an essential part of any environmental social scientist’s toolkit. This course is designed to allow students to apply their theoretical and technical knowledge to an environmental social science research project. The student will employ a combination of data collection skills, as well as qualitative and/or quantitative research methods in developing a research proposal, a thesis, and an oral presentation.

Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): One of GEOG 340.3, GEOG 364.3, GEOG 379.3, GEOG 381.3, GEOG 385.3, GEOG 386.3, GEOG 464.3, PLAN 329.3, PLAN 341.3, PLAN 343.3, PLAN 346.3, PLAN 350.3, PLAN 390.3, PLAN 441.3, PLAN 445.3 or PLAN 446.3.
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): GEOG 302.3

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