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Fall 2017

Geography and Atmospheric Science Classes

Fall 2017 semester class schedules for Geography and Atmospheric Science are listed below. For more specific filtering, visit the official University of Kansas Schedule of Classes

 

GEOGRAPHY 

Note: Geography course listings below include both undergraduate and graduate classes. Click to expand each section, or view all Geography Fall 2017 class titles displayed here.

INTRODUCTORY CORE

GEOG 100 World Regional Geography
An introductory survey of the environmental setting, historically formative periods, and present-day issues that distinguish the major culture areas of the world. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
MWF 09:00-09:50 AM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
3 14480
LEC
TR 01:00-02:15 PM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
3 11671
LEC Herlihy, Peter
TR 11:00-12:15 PM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
3 11670

GEOG 102 Principles of Human Geography
An examination of the relationships between humans and their environments. The course introduces students to basic concepts in human geography relating to economic activities, landscapes, languages, migrations, nations, regions, and religions. Serves as the basis for further course work in cultural, economic, political, population, and urban geography. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Warf, Barney
MWF 10:00-10:50 AM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
3 15333
LEC
MW 02:00-02:50 PM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
3 11672
DIS
F 09:00-09:50 AM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 21111
DIS
F 09:00-09:50 AM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 21112
DIS
F 11:00-11:50 AM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 21113
DIS
F 11:00-11:50 AM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 21114
DIS
F 02:00-02:50 PM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 21115
DIS
F 02:00-02:50 PM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
3 21116
LEC
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 18808

GEOG 104 Principles of Physical Geography
The components of the physical environment are discussed in order to familiarize the student with their distributions and dynamic nature. Major topics include the atmosphere, landforms, soils, and vegetation together with their interrelationships and their relevance to human activity. This course and GEOG 105 together satisfy the laboratory science requirement. Both courses are required for geography majors. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
MWF 09:00-09:50 AM LIN 412 - LAWRENCE
3 11676
LEC
TR 11:00-12:15 PM LIN 412 - LAWRENCE
3 11673
LEC
MWF 01:00-01:50 PM LIN 412 - LAWRENCE
3 11674
LEC Johnson, William
TR 01:00-02:15 PM LIN 412 - LAWRENCE
3 11675
LEC
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 18835

GEOG 105 Introductory Laboratory in Physical Geography
A laboratory course designed to complement GEOG 104 in satisfying the laboratory science requirement. It is required for geography majors. Laboratory exercises include a wide variety of analyses using data on the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and lithosphere. Prerequisite: GEOG 104, which may be taken concurrently. LAB.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB
MW 08:00-09:50 AM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 11677
LAB
MW 08:00-09:50 AM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 25846
LAB
TR 08:00-09:50 AM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 11678
LAB
TR 08:00-09:50 AM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 25847
LAB
MW 10:00-11:50 AM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 11679
LAB
MW 10:00-11:50 AM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 11680
LAB
TR 10:00-11:50 AM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 11681
LAB
TR 10:00-11:50 AM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 11682
LAB
MW 12:00-01:50 PM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 11683
LAB
MW 12:00-01:50 PM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 11684
LAB
TR 12:00-01:50 PM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 11685
LAB
TR 12:00-01:50 PM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 11686
LAB
MW 02:00-03:50 PM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 11687
LAB
MW 02:00-03:50 PM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 11688
LAB
TR 02:00-03:50 PM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 11689
LAB
TR 02:00-03:50 PM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 11690

GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SCIENCE

GEOG 311 Map Conception and Development
An examination of the map process with emphasis on two areas: 1) the mental map formed during interaction with the environment and 2) the map as a physical object which emerges from mapping activity. A local area will serve as the laboratory/environment for the mapping activity including production and use. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Shi, Di
MW 11:00-12:15 PM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
4 20227
LBN
F 01:00-02:20 PM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
4 20228

GEOG 316 Methods of Analyzing Geographical Data
Introduces the benefits and limitations of using quantitative methods to analyze geographical problems. Covers traditional descriptive (e.g., measures of central tendency) and inferential statistics (e.g., hypothesis testing) but also inherently geographical approaches such as shape and point pattern analysis, and spatial autocorrelation. Laboratory emphasizes using the computer to explore and analyze geographical problems. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hirmas, Daniel
TR 01:00-02:15 PM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
4 11691
LBN
R 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 310 - LAWRENCE
4 11693
LBN
M 01:00-02:50 PM LIN 310 - LAWRENCE
4 11692

GEOG 358 Principles of Geographic Information Systems
An introduction to computer-based analysis of spatial data. Covers basic principles of collecting, storing, analyzing, and displaying spatial data. Emphasis is on problem-solving activities using common spatial analytical techniques (e.g., map overlay). The student will gain extensive hands-on experience with state-of-the-art GIS software. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lei, Ting
MW 03:00-04:15 PM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
4 11694
LBN
F 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 310 - LAWRENCE
4 11695
LBN
R 08:00-09:50 AM LIN 310 - LAWRENCE
4 11696

GEOG 490 Geographic Internship
Supervised practical experience. The student submits a proposal describing the internship prior to enrollment. Upon acceptance, regularly scheduled meetings with the advisor provide assistance, guidance and evaluation of progress in the professional experience. A written summary of the experience or outcomes of the research project are prepared independently by the student, a representative of the host agency, and the advisor. Total credit not to exceed six hours. Prerequisite: Fifteen hours of geography and permission of instructor. INT.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23215
INT Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23216
INT Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23217
INT Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23218
INT Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23219
INT Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23220
INT Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23221
INT Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23222
INT Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23223
INT O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23224
INT Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23225
INT Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23226
INT Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23227
INT Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23228
INT Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23523
INT Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23524

GEOG 526 Remote Sensing of Environment I
Introduction to study of the environment through air photos and satellite imagery, including principles of remote sensing, interactions of electromagnetic energy with the atmosphere and earth's surface, aerial photography, satellite systems, and sensors (electro-optical, thermal, and radar). Emphasis in the latter part of the course is on such applications as global monitoring, land cover mapping, forestry, agriculture, and oceanography. Laboratory emphasizes visual interpretation of aerial photography and satellite imagery and an introduction to digital image processing in the department's NASA Earth Science Remote Sensing Laboratory. (Same as EVRN 526.) Prerequisite: MATH 101 or equivalent. GEOG 358 recommended. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Shi, Di
MW 03:00-04:14 PM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
4 11711
LBN
M 08:00-09:50 AM LIN 310 - LAWRENCE
4 11713
LBN
T 09:00-10:50 AM LIN 310 - LAWRENCE
4 11712

GEOG 805 History of Geographic Thought
A course to familiarize students with the history and philosophy of geography as a science and humanity. The course summarizes, reviews, and explores the ongoing relevance of 2,500 years of theoretical and methodological advancements in human and physical geography. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Johnson, Jay
W 03:00-04:50 PM LIN 210 - LAWRENCE
2 11714

GEOG 890 Geographic Internship
Supervised professional experience. The student submits to the program committee a proposal describing the internship prior to enrollment. Upon acceptance, regularly scheduled meetings with the advisor provide assistance, guidance and evaluation of progress in the professional experience. A written summary of the experience or outcomes of the research project are prepared independently by the student, a representative of the host agency, and the advisor. Total credit not to exceed six hours. Prerequisite: Twelve hours of graduate level geography courses and consent of program committee. INT.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23214

GEOG 898 Readings in Geography
RSH.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15237
RSH Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11715
RSH Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15756
RSH Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15472
RSH Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 19177
RSH Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11717
RSH Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11718
RSH Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 16984
RSH Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 17227
RSH Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11719
RSH Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 23042
RSH Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11720
RSH O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11716
RSH Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11721
RSH Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 21640
RSH Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 16050
RSH Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 17228
RSH Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 23532

GEOG 899 Master's Thesis
Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. THE.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 20515
THE Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11722
THE Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11729
THE Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 15473
THE Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 19179
THE Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11724
THE Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11725
THE Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17229
THE Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17230
THE Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11726
THE Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11727
THE O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11723
THE Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11728
THE Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 21641
THE Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 16051
THE Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17231
THE Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23533
THE Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23534

GEOG 980 Seminar in Geography: _____
LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
F 04:00-05:50 PM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
1 19480

GEOG 998 Research in Geography
RSH.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 15597
RSH Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11730
RSH Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 15474
RSH Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 19181
RSH Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11732
RSH Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11733
RSH Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 17232
RSH Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 17233
RSH Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11734
RSH Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11735
RSH O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11731
RSH Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11736
RSH Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 21642
RSH Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 16052
RSH Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 17234
RSH Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 23535
RSH Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 23536

GEOG 999 Doctoral Dissertation
Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. THE.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 14381
THE Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17579
THE Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 20609
THE Dobson, Jerome
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11740
THE Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11737
THE Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11738
THE Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23003
THE Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17805
THE Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11739
THE Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 14481
THE O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 16157
THE Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11741
THE Slocum, Terry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11742
THE Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 16405
THE Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 18628
THE Li, Xingong
APPT- STUDY STDY - ABROAD
1-10 22950
THE O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- STUDY STDY - ABROAD
1-10 22951
THE Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23537
THE Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23538

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

GEOG 148 Scientific Principles of Environmental Studies
This course presents an overview of our understanding of environmental processes and issues. Topics include scientific principles, resource issues, pollution and global change, among others. This course gives students a rigorous understanding of interactions between humans and their environment and provides students with a scientific basis for making informed environmental decisions. (Same as EVRN 148.) LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Nuckolls, Kathleen
MW 12:30-01:45 PM LEEP2 2420 - LAWRENCE
3 18498
LEC Nuckolls, Kathleen
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 18809

GEOG 321 Climate and Climate Change
This course is designed to introduce students to the nature of the Earth's physical climate. It introduces the basic scientific concepts underlying our understanding of our climate system. Particular emphasis is placed on energy and water balances and their roles in evaluating climate change. The course also evaluates the impact of climate on living organisms and the human environment. Finally, past climates are discussed and potential future climate change and its impact on humans is evaluated. (Same as ATMO 321.) Prerequisite: ATMO 105 or GEOG 104. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Vanderveen, Cornelis
TR 02:30-03:45 PM LIN 401 - LAWRENCE
3 23521
LEC
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 24965

GEOG 335 Introduction to Soil Geography
This course focuses on the properties and processes of soils as they occur in their environment. The student is introduced to the nature of soil as it functions as a body; genesis of soils; properties of soil solids, especially colloids; soil chemical composition, properties, and reactions; interaction between solid, liquid, and gaseous components in soils; plant-soil-water relationships; biological interactions with soil; classification of soils; and the distribution of soils on the landscape. Not open to students who have taken EVRN 535 or GEOG 535. (Same as EVRN 335.) Prerequisite: GEOG 104 or GEOL 101 or consent of instructor; BIOL 100 and CHEM 130 or CHEM 190 recommended. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hirmas, Daniel
TR 08:00-09:15 AM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
4 24369
LBN
T 03:00-05:50 PM LIN 421 - LAWRENCE
4 24370
LBN
W 03:00-05:50 PM LIN 421 - LAWRENCE
4 24371

GEOG 490 Geographic Internship
Supervised practical experience. The student submits a proposal describing the internship prior to enrollment. Upon acceptance, regularly scheduled meetings with the advisor provide assistance, guidance and evaluation of progress in the professional experience. A written summary of the experience or outcomes of the research project are prepared independently by the student, a representative of the host agency, and the advisor. Total credit not to exceed six hours. Prerequisite: Fifteen hours of geography and permission of instructor. INT.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23215
INT Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23216
INT Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23217
INT Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23218
INT Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23219
INT Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23220
INT Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23221
INT Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23222
INT Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23223
INT O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23224
INT Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23225
INT Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23226
INT Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23227
INT Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23228
INT Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23523
INT Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23524

GEOG 535 Soil Geography
A broad study of the principles and properties of soils and their distribution on the landscape. Topics covered include: pedology, clay mineralogy, soil physics, soil chemistry, management of soils, soil biology, taxonomy, and soil geomorphology. Laboratory section and a field project are required. Not open to students who have taken GEOG 335 or EVRN 335. (Same as EVRN 535.) Prerequisite: GEOG 104 or GEOL 101 or consent of the instructor; BIOL 104 and CHEM 130 or 190 recommended. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hirmas, Daniel
TR 08:00-09:15 AM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
4 24372
LBN
W 03:00-05:50 PM LIN 421 - LAWRENCE
4 24374
LBN
T 03:00-05:50 PM LIN 421 - LAWRENCE
4 24373

GEOG 535 Soil Geography
A broad study of the principles and properties of soils and their distribution on the landscape. Topics covered include: pedology, clay mineralogy, soil physics, soil chemistry, management of soils, soil biology, taxonomy, and soil geomorphology. Laboratory section and a field project are required. Not open to students who have taken GEOG 335 or EVRN 335. (Same as EVRN 535.) Prerequisite: GEOG 104 or GEOL 101 or consent of the instructor; BIOL 104 and CHEM 130 or 190 recommended. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hirmas, Daniel
TR 08:00-09:15 AM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
4 24372
LBN
W 03:00-05:50 PM LIN 421 - LAWRENCE
4 24374
LBN
T 03:00-05:50 PM LIN 421 - LAWRENCE
4 24373

GEOG 731 Topics in Physical Geography: _____
An investigation of special topics in physical geography. May include specific course work under the headings of geomorphology, climatology, soils, vegetation, quaternary, paleoenvironments, hydrology, etc. May be repeated. RSH.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

GEOG 805 History of Geographic Thought
A course to familiarize students with the history and philosophy of geography as a science and humanity. The course summarizes, reviews, and explores the ongoing relevance of 2,500 years of theoretical and methodological advancements in human and physical geography. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Johnson, Jay
W 03:00-04:50 PM LIN 210 - LAWRENCE
2 11714

GEOG 890 Geographic Internship
Supervised professional experience. The student submits to the program committee a proposal describing the internship prior to enrollment. Upon acceptance, regularly scheduled meetings with the advisor provide assistance, guidance and evaluation of progress in the professional experience. A written summary of the experience or outcomes of the research project are prepared independently by the student, a representative of the host agency, and the advisor. Total credit not to exceed six hours. Prerequisite: Twelve hours of graduate level geography courses and consent of program committee. INT.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23214

GEOG 898 Readings in Geography
RSH.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15237
RSH Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11715
RSH Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15756
RSH Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15472
RSH Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 19177
RSH Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11717
RSH Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11718
RSH Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 16984
RSH Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 17227
RSH Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11719
RSH Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 23042
RSH Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11720
RSH O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11716
RSH Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11721
RSH Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 21640
RSH Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 16050
RSH Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 17228
RSH Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 23532

GEOG 899 Master's Thesis
Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. THE.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 20515
THE Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11722
THE Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11729
THE Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 15473
THE Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 19179
THE Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11724
THE Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11725
THE Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17229
THE Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17230
THE Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11726
THE Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11727
THE O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11723
THE Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11728
THE Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 21641
THE Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 16051
THE Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17231
THE Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23533
THE Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23534

GEOG 980 Seminar in Geography: _____
LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
F 04:00-05:50 PM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
1 19480

GEOG 998 Research in Geography
RSH.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 15597
RSH Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11730
RSH Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 15474
RSH Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 19181
RSH Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11732
RSH Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11733
RSH Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 17232
RSH Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 17233
RSH Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11734
RSH Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11735
RSH O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11731
RSH Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11736
RSH Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 21642
RSH Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 16052
RSH Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 17234
RSH Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 23535
RSH Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 23536

GEOG 999 Doctoral Dissertation
Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. THE.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 14381
THE Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17579
THE Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 20609
THE Dobson, Jerome
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11740
THE Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11737
THE Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11738
THE Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23003
THE Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17805
THE Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11739
THE Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 14481
THE O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 16157
THE Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11741
THE Slocum, Terry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11742
THE Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 16405
THE Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 18628
THE Li, Xingong
APPT- STUDY STDY - ABROAD
1-10 22950
THE O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- STUDY STDY - ABROAD
1-10 22951
THE Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23537
THE Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23538

HUMAN/CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY

GEOG 150 Environment, Culture and Society
An introduction to geographic approaches to the study of the environment, emphasizing societal and cultural factors that influence human interaction with the biosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and atmosphere. The course involves analysis of a broad range of contemporary environmental issues from the local to global scales. (Same as EVRN 150.) LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brown, John
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 25848

GEOG 370 Introduction to Cultural Geography
Charts some of the major lines of research in cultural geography, including critical theory, political economy, poststructuralist thought, feminism, and global consumption. Through fieldwork, diverse research methods are applied to issues such as community development, cultural patterns on the landscape and global impacts on local economies. Prerequisite: GEOG 100, GEOG 101, GEOG 102 or GEOG 103; or consent of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
TR 11:00-12:15 PM LIN 401 - LAWRENCE
3 22071

GEOG 373 Political Geography
Political Geography is concerned with spatial dynamics of power. It concerns issues such as territory, boundaries, and identify as well as feminist, post-colonial, geopolitical, and environmental perspectives. This class will consider the development of this subfield, the role it has played in imperial expansion, and ways in which more recent critiques have shaped political geography to be a means of understanding different forms of power and its relationship to people and places. Prerequisite: GEOG 100 or GEOG 102 or equivalent or consent of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC O'Lear, Shannon
TR 09:30-10:45 AM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 25854

GEOG 490 Geographic Internship
Supervised practical experience. The student submits a proposal describing the internship prior to enrollment. Upon acceptance, regularly scheduled meetings with the advisor provide assistance, guidance and evaluation of progress in the professional experience. A written summary of the experience or outcomes of the research project are prepared independently by the student, a representative of the host agency, and the advisor. Total credit not to exceed six hours. Prerequisite: Fifteen hours of geography and permission of instructor. INT.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23215
INT Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23216
INT Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23217
INT Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23218
INT Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23219
INT Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23220
INT Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23221
INT Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23222
INT Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23223
INT O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23224
INT Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23225
INT Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23226
INT Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23227
INT Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23228
INT Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23523
INT Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23524

GEOG 570 Geography of American Indians
A survey of the culture and history of selected indigenous peoples of the Americas. Emphasis is placed on the environmental setting, the settlement and subsistence patterns, and the impact of European colonization. Discussion includes present-day ethnic and resource issues. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Herlihy, Peter
TR 04:00-05:15 PM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 25857

GEOG 752 Topics in Urban/Economic Geography: _____
An investigation of special topics in urban/economic geography. May include specific coursework under the headings of energy, economic development, international trade, environmental perception, housing, transportation, and migration. May be repeated. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

GEOG 771 Topics in Cultural Geography: _____
An investigation of special topics in cultural geography. May include specific course methodology, material culture, foodways, religion, and similar topics. May be repeated. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Egbert, Stephen
M 03:00-04:45 PM LIN 210 - LAWRENCE
2-3 25862

GEOG 805 History of Geographic Thought
A course to familiarize students with the history and philosophy of geography as a science and humanity. The course summarizes, reviews, and explores the ongoing relevance of 2,500 years of theoretical and methodological advancements in human and physical geography. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Johnson, Jay
W 03:00-04:50 PM LIN 210 - LAWRENCE
2 11714

GEOG 890 Geographic Internship
Supervised professional experience. The student submits to the program committee a proposal describing the internship prior to enrollment. Upon acceptance, regularly scheduled meetings with the advisor provide assistance, guidance and evaluation of progress in the professional experience. A written summary of the experience or outcomes of the research project are prepared independently by the student, a representative of the host agency, and the advisor. Total credit not to exceed six hours. Prerequisite: Twelve hours of graduate level geography courses and consent of program committee. INT.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23214

GEOG 898 Readings in Geography
RSH.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15237
RSH Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11715
RSH Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15756
RSH Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15472
RSH Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 19177
RSH Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11717
RSH Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11718
RSH Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 16984
RSH Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 17227
RSH Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11719
RSH Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 23042
RSH Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11720
RSH O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11716
RSH Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11721
RSH Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 21640
RSH Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 16050
RSH Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 17228
RSH Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 23532

GEOG 899 Master's Thesis
Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. THE.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 20515
THE Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11722
THE Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11729
THE Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 15473
THE Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 19179
THE Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11724
THE Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11725
THE Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17229
THE Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17230
THE Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11726
THE Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11727
THE O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11723
THE Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11728
THE Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 21641
THE Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 16051
THE Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17231
THE Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23533
THE Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23534

GEOG 980 Seminar in Geography: _____
LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
F 04:00-05:50 PM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
1 19480

GEOG 998 Research in Geography
RSH.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 15597
RSH Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11730
RSH Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 15474
RSH Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 19181
RSH Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11732
RSH Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11733
RSH Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 17232
RSH Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 17233
RSH Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11734
RSH Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11735
RSH O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11731
RSH Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 11736
RSH Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 21642
RSH Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 16052
RSH Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 17234
RSH Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 23535
RSH Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 23536

GEOG 999 Doctoral Dissertation
Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. THE.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 14381
THE Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17579
THE Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 20609
THE Dobson, Jerome
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11740
THE Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11737
THE Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11738
THE Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23003
THE Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17805
THE Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11739
THE Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 14481
THE O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 16157
THE Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11741
THE Slocum, Terry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 11742
THE Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 16405
THE Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 18628
THE Li, Xingong
APPT- STUDY STDY - ABROAD
1-10 22950
THE O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- STUDY STDY - ABROAD
1-10 22951
THE Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23537
THE Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23538

REGIONAL STUDIES

GEOG 140 Global Environment I: The Discovery of Environmental Change
This interdisciplinary course and laboratory sections survey the foundations of environmental understanding and the process of scientific discovery from perspectives that combine the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences. Key topics include the history of environmental systems and life on earth, the discovery of biotic evolution, ecological change, and climate change. Laboratory sections apply the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences to earth systems and the development of environmental understanding using historical and present-day examples. (Same as EVRN 140 and HIST 140.) LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brox, Ali
Cushman, Gregory
Vanderveen, Cornelis
TR 09:30-10:45 AM JRP 150 - LAWRENCE
5 18497
LBN Brox, Ali
Cushman, Gregory
Vanderveen, Cornelis
F 09:00-10:50 AM SNOW 316 - LAWRENCE
5 21770
LBN
T 11:00-12:50 PM SNOW 316 - LAWRENCE
5 20126
LBN
W 11:00-12:50 PM SNOW 316 - LAWRENCE
5 20128
LBN
R 11:00-12:50 PM SNOW 316 - LAWRENCE
5 20129
LBN
W 01:00-02:50 PM SNOW 316 - LAWRENCE
5 20127

GEOG 144 Global Environment I: The Discovery of Environmental Change, Honors
This interdisciplinary course surveys the foundations of environmental understanding and the process of scientific discovery from perspectives that combine the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences. Key topics include the history of environmental systems and life on earth, the discovery of biotic evolution, ecological change, and climate change. Laboratory sections apply the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences to earth systems and the development of environmental understanding using historical and present-day examples. (Same as EVRN 144 and HIST 144.) Open only to students admitted to the University Honors Program or by permission of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brox, Ali
Cushman, Gregory
Vanderveen, Cornelis
TR 09:30-10:45 AM JRP 150 - LAWRENCE
5 20120
LBN Brox, Ali
Cushman, Gregory
Vanderveen, Cornelis
F 09:00-10:50 AM SNOW 316 - LAWRENCE
5 20106

GEOG 351 Africa's Human Geographies
An introduction to historical, cultural, social, political, and economic issues in Africa from a geographic perspective. The course begins with the historical geography of humanity in Africa, from ancient times through to the present. Other topics include cultural dynamics, demography, health, rural development, urbanization, gender issues, and political geography. Case studies from Eastern and Southern Africa will be used to illustrate major themes. (Same as AAAS 351.) LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Chikanda, Abel
TR 01:00-02:15 PM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 22672

GEOG 390 Geography of the United States and Canada
A study of the different physical, economic, and cultural settings in the United States and Canada which form the basis for the various forms of livelihood. Emphasis on the United States. (Same as AMS 390.) Prerequisite: An introductory geography course or background in the United States or Canadian history, social science, or culture or consent of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Shortridge, James
MWF 01:00-01:50 PM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
3 17198

GEOG 396 East Asia
This course is an introduction to the contemporary politics, economy, and culture of Korea, China, and Japan in the context of globalization. In addition to the discussion of individual countries, the course examines the cross-cutting themes such as international relations, cultural exchange, and economic development in the region of East Asia. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Cheong, So-Min
MW 09:00-10:15 AM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 23522

GEOG 397 Geography of Kansas and the Plains
A study of the different physical, economic, and cultural settings in Kansas and the Plains that form the basis for various kinds of livelihood. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Shortridge, James
MWF 11:00-11:50 AM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
3 19169

GEOG 490 Geographic Internship
Supervised practical experience. The student submits a proposal describing the internship prior to enrollment. Upon acceptance, regularly scheduled meetings with the advisor provide assistance, guidance and evaluation of progress in the professional experience. A written summary of the experience or outcomes of the research project are prepared independently by the student, a representative of the host agency, and the advisor. Total credit not to exceed six hours. Prerequisite: Fifteen hours of geography and permission of instructor. INT.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23215
INT Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23216
INT Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23217
INT Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23218
INT Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23219
INT Hirmas, Daniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23220
INT Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23221
INT Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23222
INT Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23223
INT O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23224
INT Shortridge, James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23225
INT Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23226
INT Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23227
INT Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23228
INT Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23523
INT Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 23524

GEOG 553 Geography of African Development
Acquaints students with the values of social parameters of African agricultural and pastoral practice. Topics include customary land rights, African perspectives on the natural world, gender issues in African agriculture, and the urbanization of African cultures. The course also contrasts African views with those of Western development practitioners and donor agencies. Case studies from different countries are used to highlight the continent's regional differences. (Same as AAAS 553.) LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Chikanda, Abel
TR 09:30-10:45 AM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 22673

GEOG 590 Understanding Central Asia
An intensive, multidisciplinary survey of Central Asia, focusing on the former Soviet republics-Kazakhstan, Krygystan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan-with additional coverage of neighboring regions (the Caucasus and the Caspian basin, Afghanistan, and western China). The course addresses the history of the region (from the Silk Road to Soviet rule), geography, religion, and the building of post-Soviet states and societies. (Same as REES 510.) LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Diener, Alexander
TR 11:00-12:15 PM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 25864

 

ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE

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UNDERGRADUATE CLASSES
 

ATMO 105 Introductory Meteorology
A lecture and laboratory course introducing students to the atmosphere, weather and climate phenomena, and their controlling physical processes. Topics covered include: the structure of the atmosphere, energy and energy budgets, climate and climate change, air pollution, clouds and precipitation, pressure and wind systems, severe weather, and weather forecasting. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Stachnik, Justin
MW 12:30-01:45 PM SUM 427 - LAWRENCE
5 10319
LBN
TR 08:00-09:50 AM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
5 10321
LBN
TR 10:00-11:50 AM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
5 18268
LBN
WF 10:00-11:50 AM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
5 15951
LBN
TR 04:00-05:50 PM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
5 10322
LBN
MW 02:00-03:50 PM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
5 15401
LBN
MW 04:00-05:50 PM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
5 10320
LEC
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
5 18830

ATMO 220 Unusual Weather
An introductory lecture course which surveys the general principles and techniques of atmospheric science and illustrates their application through discussions of natural but unusual weather phenomena such as blizzards, hurricanes, tornados, and chinooks, of the effects of air pollution on weather, and of intentional human alteration of the atmosphere. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Braaten, David
TR 09:30-10:45 AM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
3 19895
LEC
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 18834

ATMO 321 Climate and Climate Change
This course is designed to introduce students to the nature of the Earth's physical climate. It introduces the basic scientific concepts underlying our understanding of our climate system. Particular emphasis is placed on energy and water balances and their roles in evaluating climate change. The course also evaluates the impact of climate on living organisms and the human environment. Finally, past climates are discussed and potential future climate change and its impact on humans is evaluated. (Same as GEOG 321.) Prerequisite: ATMO 105 or GEOG 104. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Vanderveen, Cornelis
TR 02:30-03:45 PM LIN 401 - LAWRENCE
3 23541
LEC
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 24964

ATMO 499 Honors Course in Atmospheric Science
Open to students with nine hours of upper level credit in Atmospheric Science, an average of at least 3.5 in all Atmospheric Science courses, and an overall average of at least 3.25. Includes the preparation of an honors paper and its defense before a committee of a least two regular faculty members. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 15402
LEC Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 15403
LEC Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 16701
LEC Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 19896
LEC Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 25870

ATMO 505 Weather Forecasting
A first course in synoptic meteorology designed to introduce students to weather analysis and forecasting through the application of hydrodynamic and thermodynamic principles to operational analysis and forecasting. Topics include analysis and interpretation of surface and upper-air observations and data from satellites, radars, and wind profilers; chart and sounding analysis; and three-dimensional, conceptual models of weather systems. The course includes student-led weather briefings and analysis exercises. Prerequisite: ATMO 105 and MATH 125 or MATH 115. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rahn, David
TR 01:00-02:15 PM LIN 401 - LAWRENCE
3 10323

ATMO 606 Forecasting Practicum - Private Industry
Practical experience in private industry working with current and/or archived meteorological data. Possibilities include the preparation of forecasts for TV stations and meteorological consulting firms, and working with environmental consulting firms to assess air pollution hazards. May be repeated two times for credit. Credit for ATMO 605, ATMO 606, and ATMO 607 is limited to a total of eight hours, six of which may be counted toward a degree in atmospheric science. Prerequisite: ATMO 605. INT.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 23539

ATMO 607 Forecasting Intern - National Weather Service
Practical experience working in a National Weather Service forecasting center in analyzing weather data and preparing weather forecasts. May be repeated two times for credit. Credit for ATMO 605, ATMO 606, and ATMO 607 is limited to a total of eight hours, six of which may be counted toward a degree in atmospheric science. Prerequisite: ATMO 605. INT.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 23540

ATMO 640 Dynamic Meteorology
This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of fluid dynamics necessary for understanding large scale atmospheric motions. Fundamental physical laws of conservation of mass, momentum and energy are examined and applied to atmospheric flows. Rotation in the atmosphere is examined quantitatively in terms of both circulation and vorticity. Prerequisite: MATH 223 and PHSX 214 or PHSX 212 and PHSX 236. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Mechem, David
TR 09:30-10:45 AM LIN 401 - LAWRENCE
3 10324

ATMO 650 Advanced Synoptic Meteorology
Analysis and interpretation of synoptic weather charts including treatment of numerical weather forecasting. Prerequisite: ATMO 630 and ATMO 660. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rahn, David
TR 11:00-12:15 PM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 22073

ATMO 680 Physical Meteorology
This course is designed to enhance the student's understanding of atmospheric processes through the study of these processes at molecular through micro scales. Topics include the properties and behavior of gases; transfer processes; phase change; solar and earth radiation; cloud drop, ice crystal and precipitation formation; atmospheric electricity; stratospheric chemistry. Prerequisite: MATH 223; PHSX 214, or PHSX 212 and PHSX 236. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brunsell, Nathaniel
MW 12:30-01:45 PM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
3 18349

ATMO 690 Special Problems in Meteorology
Prerequisite: Nine hours in meteorology. IND.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 10325
IND Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 14822
IND Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 16702
IND Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 19897
IND Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 25872

ATMO 697 Seminar for Seniors
Current research in atmospheric science will be discussed. May be repeated for a total of two credit hours. Prerequisite: Senior level in atmospheric science. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
M 04:00-05:15 PM LIN 405 - LAWRENCE
1 10327

ATMO 699 Undergraduate Research
Work on a research project under the supervision of a faculty member. Prerequisite: Nine credit hours in atmospheric science. May be taken up to three times for credit. IND.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 10328
IND Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 14823
IND Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 16703
IND Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 19898
IND Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 10329

GRADUATE CLASSES
 

ATMO 505 Weather Forecasting
A first course in synoptic meteorology designed to introduce students to weather analysis and forecasting through the application of hydrodynamic and thermodynamic principles to operational analysis and forecasting. Topics include analysis and interpretation of surface and upper-air observations and data from satellites, radars, and wind profilers; chart and sounding analysis; and three-dimensional, conceptual models of weather systems. The course includes student-led weather briefings and analysis exercises. Prerequisite: ATMO 105 and MATH 125 or MATH 115. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rahn, David
TR 01:00-02:15 PM LIN 401 - LAWRENCE
3 10323

ATMO 606 Forecasting Practicum - Private Industry
Practical experience in private industry working with current and/or archived meteorological data. Possibilities include the preparation of forecasts for TV stations and meteorological consulting firms, and working with environmental consulting firms to assess air pollution hazards. May be repeated two times for credit. Credit for ATMO 605, ATMO 606, and ATMO 607 is limited to a total of eight hours, six of which may be counted toward a degree in atmospheric science. Prerequisite: ATMO 605. INT.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 23539

ATMO 607 Forecasting Intern - National Weather Service
Practical experience working in a National Weather Service forecasting center in analyzing weather data and preparing weather forecasts. May be repeated two times for credit. Credit for ATMO 605, ATMO 606, and ATMO 607 is limited to a total of eight hours, six of which may be counted toward a degree in atmospheric science. Prerequisite: ATMO 605. INT.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 23540

ATMO 640 Dynamic Meteorology
This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of fluid dynamics necessary for understanding large scale atmospheric motions. Fundamental physical laws of conservation of mass, momentum and energy are examined and applied to atmospheric flows. Rotation in the atmosphere is examined quantitatively in terms of both circulation and vorticity. Prerequisite: MATH 223 and PHSX 214 or PHSX 212 and PHSX 236. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Mechem, David
TR 09:30-10:45 AM LIN 401 - LAWRENCE
3 10324

ATMO 650 Advanced Synoptic Meteorology
Analysis and interpretation of synoptic weather charts including treatment of numerical weather forecasting. Prerequisite: ATMO 630 and ATMO 660. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rahn, David
TR 11:00-12:15 PM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 22073

ATMO 680 Physical Meteorology
This course is designed to enhance the student's understanding of atmospheric processes through the study of these processes at molecular through micro scales. Topics include the properties and behavior of gases; transfer processes; phase change; solar and earth radiation; cloud drop, ice crystal and precipitation formation; atmospheric electricity; stratospheric chemistry. Prerequisite: MATH 223; PHSX 214, or PHSX 212 and PHSX 236. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brunsell, Nathaniel
MW 12:30-01:45 PM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
3 18349

ATMO 690 Special Problems in Meteorology
Prerequisite: Nine hours in meteorology. IND.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 10325
IND Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 14822
IND Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 16702
IND Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 19897
IND Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 25872

ATMO 697 Seminar for Seniors
Current research in atmospheric science will be discussed. May be repeated for a total of two credit hours. Prerequisite: Senior level in atmospheric science. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
M 04:00-05:15 PM LIN 405 - LAWRENCE
1 10327

ATMO 699 Undergraduate Research
Work on a research project under the supervision of a faculty member. Prerequisite: Nine credit hours in atmospheric science. May be taken up to three times for credit. IND.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 10328
IND Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 14823
IND Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 16703
IND Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 19898
IND Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 10329

ATMO 731 Advanced Topics in Atmospheric Science: _____
Advanced investigation of special topics in atmospheric science. May include topics in dynamic, physical or synoptic meteorology or climatology as well as related topics in earth and physical sciences. May be repeated if topic differs. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Stachnik, Justin
TR 02:30-03:45 PM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
3 25873

ATMO 898 Readings in Atmospheric Science
Independent readings of special problems in Atmospheric Science. IND.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 23559
IND Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 23560
IND Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 23561
IND Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 23562
IND Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 23575

ATMO 899 Master's Thesis
Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. THE.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17761
THE Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17491
THE Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17762
THE Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 19899
THE Tucker, Donna
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 17763
THE Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 25874

ATMO 998 Research in Atmospheric Science
Individual investigation of special problems in Atmospheric Science. RSH.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 23571
RSH Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 23572
RSH Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 23573
RSH Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 23574
RSH Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 23576

ATMO 999 Doctoral Dissertation
Enrollment course for writing doctoral dissertation in Atmospheric Science. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. THE.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23563
THE Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23564
THE Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 23565


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