Winter 2019 Course List
Courses offered from September 2019 through April 2020. Please contact the instructor for more information on courses.
GEOG310 Environment and Sustainability Sections
Concepts of environment, resources and sustainability; the roles of physical and human geography in understanding the interaction of humans and the environment; introduction to management of environment-resource systems.
GEOG318 Sustainability in a Changing Environment Sections
Biophysical and human causes of short- and long-term environmental change at various spatial scales, including measurement, interpretation, and policy.
GEOG350 Urban Worlds Sections
City systems and theories of urban location; internal spatial structure of the city; commercial and industrial location; social areas; neighbourhood and land use change; urban trends and public policy.
GEOG357 Introduction to Social Geography Sections
The development of social and behavioural geography, focusing on how places, landscapes, and enviromments both reflect and shape social life.
GEOG447 Directed Studies: Off Campus Research Sections
Based on project work outside the university. Not available to co-op students. See the departmental undergraduate advisor for details.
GEOG448 Directed Studies in Geography Sections
For fourth-year students in Geography to permit investigation of a topic to be agreed upon by a member of the faculty and the student.
GEOB103 Our Changing Environment: Water and Landscapes Sections
Physical processes acting at the Earth's surface; water cycle; landforms; human impacts. Please consult the Faculty of Science Credit Exclusion Lists: www.students.ubc.ca/calendar/index.cfm?tree=12,215,410,414.
GEOB270 Geographic Information Science Sections
Computer-based graphical methods of data input and analysis. Emphasis on data visualization techniques such as cartographic modelling and exploratory data analysis. Preclusion: Not available to those who completed GEOG 370 before September 2005.
GEOB448A Directed Studies in Geographical Sciences - DRCT ST GEOGSCIE Sections
For fourth-year students in Geography to permit investigation of a topic to be agreed upon by a member of the faculty and the student. Permission of the department head and of a supervisory faculty member is required. Credit will be granted for only one of GEOB 448 or GEOG 448.
GEOB449B Undergraduate Thesis - UNDERGRAD THESIS Sections
Original research on an approved topic, developed under the guidance of a faculty member. Open to 4th year students in Geographical Biogeosciences with appropriate background courses related to the research topic, and permission of the directing faculty member. The 3-credit option is only available to students who complete GEOB 449 in tandem with GEOB 409.
No URST course(s) were found for S2020 term.