Geography and Meteorology Undergraduate Courses

Spring 2021

Course Description Meeting Days
GEOG 101 Introduction to Environmental Geography Online
GEOG 102 Introduction to Environmental Geography Laboratory Online
GEOG 105 Weather, Climate and You Online
GEOG 106 Weather and Climate Laboratory Online
GEOG 201 Introduction to Human Geography Online
GEOG 204 Geography of Economic Activities Online
GEOG 253 Environment and Society Online
GEOG 256 Maps and Mapping Online
GEOG 300 Proseminar Online (synchronous)
GEOG 303 Water Resources and the Environment Online
GEOG 306 Severe and Hazardous Weather Online
GEOG 359 Introduction to  Online
GEOG 361 Geographic Measurement and Quantitative Analysis Online
GEOG 390 Topics in Geography Permit required
GEOG 391 Internship Permit required
GEOG 432 Geographic Information Systems for Public and Environmental Health Online
GEOG 458 Geovisualization Online
GEOG 459 Geographic Information Systems Online
GEOG 460 Remote Sensing of the Environment Online
GEOG 491 Undergraduate Research in Geography Online
GEOG 493 Computer Programming for the Geosciences Online
MET 411 Weather Dynamics II Online (synchronous) 
MET 421 Synoptic Meteorology Online (lab synchronous)
MET 444 Mesoscale Meteorology Online (lab synchronous)
MET 475 Practicum in Weather Analysis and Forecasting Online (synchronous)
MET 485 Atmospheric Physics Online (synchronous)
MET 491 Undergraduate Research in Meteorology Permit required

Two-Year Course Rotation

Bold required courses or required electives

* mentored courses

Courses Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Fall 2022 Spring 2023
GEOG 101 - Introduction to Environmental Geography Yes Yes Yes Yes
GEOG 102 - Introduction to Environmental Geography Laboratory Yes Yes Yes Yes
GEOG 105 - Weather, Climate and You Yes Yes Yes Yes
GEOG 106 - Weather and Climate Laboratory Yes Yes Yes Yes
GEOG 201 - Introduction to Human Geography No Yes No Yes
GEOG 202 - World Regional Geography Yes No Yes No
GEOG 204 - Geography of Economic Activities No Yes No Yes
GEOG 253 - Environment and Society No Yes No Yes
GEOG 256 - Maps and Mapping Yes Yes Yes Yes
GEOG 300 - Proseminar No Yes No Yes
GEOG 302 - Soil Science Yes No Yes No
GEOG 303 - Water Resources and the Environment Yes Yes Yes Yes
GEOG 304 - Transportation Geography Yes No Yes No
GEOG 306 - Severe and Hazardous Weather No Yes Yes Yes
GEOG 359 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems No Yes No Yes
GEOG 360 - Earth from Space: Introduction to Remote Sensing Yes No Yes No
GEOG 361 - Geographic Measurement and Quantitative Analysis No Yes No Yes
GEOG 362 - Geography of Urban Systems No No No No
GEOG 368 - Climate Change: Science, Impacts and Mitigation No No No No
GEOG 370 - Regional Climatology No No No No
GEOG 382 - Geography of Disease and Health No No No No
GEOG 390 - Topics in Geography * * * *
GEOG 391 - Internship * * * *
GEOG 402 - Pedology No No No Yes
GEOG 403 - Soils and Environmental Land Use Planning No Yes No No
GEOG 404 - Soil Description and Interpretation No No No No
GEOG 406 - Natural Hazards and Environmental Risk No No Yes No
GEOG 407 - Technological Hazards No No No
GEOG 413 - Forest Ecology and Management No No No No
GEOG 422 - Plant-Soil Interactions No No No No
GEOG 425 - Geography of Food and Agriculture No No No No
GEOG 430 - Population Geography No Yes No No
GEOG 432 - GIS for Public and Environmental Health No No No Yes
GEOG 435X - Space in Language and Culture No No No No
GEOG 442X - Geomorphology No No No No
GEOG 451 - Political Geography No No No No
GEOG 453 - Environmental Management No No No No
GEOG 455 - Land-Use Planning No No No No
GEOG 458 - Geovisualization No No No No
GEOG 459 - Geographic Information Systems Yes No Yes No
GEOG 460 - Remote Sensing of the Environment No No No Yes
GEOG 461 - Applied Statistics in Geographic Research No No No No
GEOG 462X - Biogeography No No No No
GEOG 463 - Urban Geography Yes No Yes No
GEOG 464 - Location Analysis No No No No
GEOG 465 - Geographic Field Work No No No No
GEOG 467 - Workshop in Cartography No No No No
GEOG 468 - Workshop in GIS No No No No
GEOG 470 - Web Mapping No No No No
GEOG 490 - Community Geography No No No No
GEOG 491 - Undergraduate Research in Geography No No No No
GEOG 492 - Hydrology No No No Yes
GEOG 493 - Computer Programming for the Geosciences No Yes No Yes
GEOG 498 - Seminar in Current Problems No No No No
MET 291 - Field EYxperience in Meteorology No No No No
MET 300 - Meteorology Yes No Yes No
MET 360 - Radar Meteorology No Yes Yes No
MET 410 - Weather Dynamics I Yes No Yes No
MET 411 - Weather Dynamics II No Yes No Yes
MET 421 - Synoptic Meteorology No Yes No Yes
MET 430 - Micrometeorology Yes No Yes No
MET 431 - Applications in Climatology No No No No
MET 444 - Mesoscale Meteorology No Yes No Yes
MET 475 - Practicum in Weather Analysis and Forecasting Yes Yes Yes Yes
MET 485 - Atmospheric Physics No Yes No Yes
MET 491 - Undergraduate Research in Meteorology * * * *

Geography Advising

Wei Luo
Davis Hall 120
815-753-6826
wluo@niu.edu

Meteorology Advising

Victor Gensini
Davis Hall 219E
vgensini@niu.edu