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Semester Planning in Geography & Atmospheric Science 

When planning your schedule and preparing for enrollment, be sure to look at future semester course offerings so you can plan accordingly and take the classes you want. Not all classes are offered every semester. Note: Capstone courses are offered in spring semesters only, both even and odd years, and instructors may vary.

Click on the subjects below to go directly to a section. A PDF of the semester plan is available here

View Geography & Atmospheric Science Spring 2018 courses by subject, or search all University of Kansas courses on the University Registrar's website.

Atmospheric Science

Geography: Human Geography

Geography: Techniques

Geography: Physical Geography

 

    ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE - Fall Odd Years              ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE - Spring Even Years
ATMO COURSE  INSTRUCTOR   ATMO COURSE INSTRUCTOR
105 Introductory. Meteorology Stachnick   105 Introductory. Meteorology Rahn
105 Introductory Meteorology (online) Staff   105
Introductory Meteorology (online)
Staff
220 Unusual Weather Braaten   220
Unusual Weather
Staff
321 Climate and Climate Change Van der veen   521 Microclimatology Brunsell
321 Climate and Climate Change (online) Staff   525 Air Pollution Meteorology Braaten
505 Weather Forecasting Rahn   605 Operational Forecasting NWS
606 Forecasting Pract-Private Indust. Mechem   606 Forecasting Pract-Private Indust. Rahn
607 Forecasting Intern-NWS Mechem   607 Forecasting Intern-NWS Rahn
640 Dynamic Meteorology Mechem   630 Synoptic Meteorology Stachnik
650 Advanced Synoptic Rahn or Stachnik   634 Physical Climatology Van der veen
680 Physical Meteorology Brunsell   660 Advanced Dynamic Meteorology Mechem
697 Seminar for Seniors Mechem   697 Seminar for Seniors Rahn
731 Advanced Topics Rahn or Stachnik   720 Atmospheric Modeling Van der veen

 

ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE - Fall Even Years            ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE - Spring Odd Years
ATMO COURSE  INSTRUCTOR   ATMO COURSE INSTRUCTOR
105 Introductory. Meteorology Stachnick   105 Introductory. Meteorology Rahn
105 Introductory Meteorology (online) Staff   105
Introductory Meteorology (online)
Staff
220 Unusual Weather Braaten   220
Unusual Weather (online)
Staff
321 Climate and Climate Change Van der veen   525 Air Pollution Meteorology Braaten
321 Climate and Climate Change (online) Staff   605 Operational Forecasting NWS
505 Weather Forecasting Rahn   606 Forecasting Pract-Private Indust. Rahn
606 Forecasting Pract-Private Indust. Mechem   607
Forecasting Intern-NWS

Rahn
607 Forecasting Intern-NWS Mechem   630 Synoptic Meteorology Stachnik
640 Dynamic Meteorology Mechem   642 Remote Sensing
Brunsell
650 Advanced Synoptic Stachnik  
660

Advanced Dynamic Meteorology

Mechem
680 Physical Meteorology Staff  
697

Seminar for Seniors

Rahn
697 Seminar for Seniors Mechem  
720

Atmospheric Modeling

Mechem
710 Atmospheric Dynamics Rahn        

 

 

 

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY  - Fall Odd Years              HUMAN GEOGRAPHY - Spring Even Years
GEOG COURSE  INSTRUCTOR   GEOG COURSE INSTRUCTOR
100 World Regional Geography Herlihy   100 World Regional Geography Diener, Herlihy
102 People, Place, and Society Warf   102 People, Place, and Society Staff
177 First Year Seminar: ____ Johnson/O'Lear/Warf   372 Environmental Policy O'Lear
351 Africa's Human Geographies Chikanda   377 Urban Geography Warf
370 Intro to Cultural Geography Staff   553 Geography of African Development Chikanda
371 Environmental Geopolitics O'Lear   582 Geopolitics and Genocide Egbert
396 East Asia Cheong   583 Migration, Diasporas, and Development Chikanda
570 Geography of American Indians Herlihy   752 Topics in Urban/Economic Geography Warf
577 Human Dimensions of Global Change Cheong   781 Environmental Geopolitics O'Lear
590 Understanding Central Asia Diener   771 Topics in Cultural Geography:___ J. Johnson
805 Perspectives in Geography J. Johnson   791 Latin American Regions: ___ Brown
        791 Latin American Regions: ___ Herlihy
        980 Seminar in Geography: ___ Diener

 

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY - Fall Even Years                HUMAN GEOGRAPHY - Spring Odd Years
GEOG COURSE  INSTRUCTOR   GEOG COURSE INSTRUCTOR
100 World Regional Geography Herlihy   100 World Regional Geography Diener, Herlihy
102 People, Place, and Society Warf   102 People, Place, and Society Staff
177 First Year Seminar: ____ Johnson/O'Lear/Warf   372 Environmental Policy O'Lear
351 Africa's Human Geographies Chikanda   377 Urban Geography Warf
370 Intro to Cultural Geography Staff   553 Geography of African Development Chikanda
371 Environmental Geopolitics O'Lear   582 Geopolitics and Genocide Egbert
396 East Asia Cheong   583 Migration, Diasporas, and Development Chikanda
570 Geogaphy of American Indians Herlihy   752 Topics in Urban/Economic Geography Warf
577 Human Dimensions of Global Change Cheong   781 Environmental Geopolitics O'Lear
590 Understanding Central Asia Diener   771 Topics in Cultural Geography:___ J. Johnson
805 Perspectives in Geography J. Johnson   791 Latin American Regions: ___ Brown
        791 Latin American Regions: ___ Herlihy
        980 Seminar in Geography: ___ Diener

 

 

 

TECHNIQUES Fall Odd Years    TECHNIQUES - Spring Even Years
GEOG COURSE  INSTRUCTOR   GEOG COURSE INSTRUCTOR
111 Mapping Our Changing World Li   111 Mapping Our Changing World Shi
311 Intro. Cartography and Geovisualization Shi   358 Principles of GIS Lei
358 Principles of GIS Lei   360 Comp. Prog. for Mapping and Spatial Analysis Li
526 Remote Sensing of Environment Shi   512 Advanced Cartography and Geovisualization Shi
528 Spatial Databases Lei   558
Intermediate GIS
Li
658 Topics in GIScience:___ Egbert, Li, W. Johnson   726 Remote Sensing of Environment II Lei
758 Geographic Information Science Li        
TECHNIQUES Fall Even Years     TECHNIQUES - Spring Odd Years
GEOG COURSE  INSTRUCTOR   GEOG COURSE INSTRUCTOR
111 Mapping Our Changing World Li   111 Mapping Our Changing World Shi
311 Intro. Cartography and Geovisualization Shi   358 Principles of GIS Lei
358 Principles of GIS Lei   512 Advanced Cartography and Geovisualization Shi
526 Remote Sensing of Environment Shi   558 Intermediate GIS​ Li
528 Spatial Databases Lei   560 GIS Application Programming
 
Li
658 Topics in GIScience:___ Egbert, Li   648 Location Modeling Lei
716 Advanced Geostatistics Brunsell        
758 Geographic Information Science Li        
980 Seminar in Geography:___ Egbert        

 

 

 

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY Fall Odd Years                           PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY - Spring Even Years
GEOG COURSE  INSTRUCTOR   GEOG COURSE INSTRUCTOR
104 Principles of Physical Geography Sullivan, W. Johnson   104 Principles of Physical Geography Sullivan, W. Johnson
140 Global Environment I: The Discv. of Env. Change van der Veen   332 Glaciers and Landscape van der Veeni
316  Methods of Analyzing Geographical Data Hirmas   339 Topics in Physical Geography:___ Sullivan
321 Climate and Climate Change van der Veen   521 Microclimatology Brunsell
540 Ecohydrology Sullivan   635
Soil Physics
Hirmas
335/535 Soil Geography Hirmas        
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY Fall Even Years                   PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY - Spring Odd Years
GEOG COURSE  INSTRUCTOR   GEOG COURSE INSTRUCTOR
104 Principles of Physical Geography Sullivan   104 Principles of Physical Geography Sullivan
140 Global Environment I: The Discv. of Env. Change van der Veen   516 Applied Multivariate Analysis in Geography Hirmas
316  Methods of Analyzing Geographical Data Hirmas   538 Soil Chemistry Sullivan
321 Climate and Climate Change van der Veen   556 Geography of the Energy Crisis van der Veen
339 Topics in Physical Geography:___ Sullivan    
 
 

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