Geography and Meteorology Undergraduate Courses

Fall 2021

Course Description Meeting Day/Time Location/Note
GEOG 101 Intro to Env Geog Tuesday, Thursday
9:30-10:45 a.m.
DH 308
GEOG 102 Intro to Environ Geography Lab Monday
10 a.m. -11:50 a.m.
DH 217
GEOG 102 Intro to Environ Geography Lab Tuesday
9-10:50 a.m.
DH 217
GEOG 102 Intro to Environ Geography Lab Wednesday
9-10:50 a.m.
DH 217
GEOG 105 Weather, Climate and You Monday, Wednesday, Friday
10-10:50 a.m.
DH 308
GEOG 105 Weather, Climate and You N/A Online asynchronous
GEOG 106 Weather and Climate Laboratory Monday
11 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
DH 121
GEOG 106 Weather and Climate Laboratory Wednesday
11 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.
DH 121
GEOG 202 World Regional Geog Monday, Wednesday, Friday
11-11:50 a.m.
DH 308
GEOG 256 Maps and Mapping Monday, Wednesday
10-10:50 a.m.
DH 121
GEOG 256 Maps and Mapping lab Friday
10-11:50 a.m.
DH 101
GEOG 256 Maps and Mapping lab Monday
Noon-1:50 p.m.
DH 101
GEOG 302 Soil Science Tuesday, Thursday
12:30-1:45 p.m.
DH 308
GEOG 306 Severe and Hazardous Weather N/A Online asynchronous
GEOG 359 Intro Geographic Info Systems N/A Online asynchronous
GEOG 360 Earth Space: Intro Remote Sens Monday, Wednesday
9-9:50 a.m.
DH 308
GEOG 360 Earth Space: Intro Remote Sens lab Wednesday
Noon-1:50 p.m.
DH 101
GEOG 382 Geography of Disease & Health Monday, Wednesday, Friday
1-1:50 p.m.
DH 121
GEOG 390 Topics in Geography N/A Permit required
GEOG 391 Internship N/A Permit required
GEOG 459 Geographic Info Syst Monday, Wednesday
1-1:50 p.m.
DH 308
GEOG 459 Geographic Info Syst lab Tuesday
3-4:50 p.m.
DH 101
GEOG 459  Geographic Info Syst lab Thursday
3-4:50 p.m.
DH 101
GEOG 463 Urban Geography N/A Online asynchronous
GEOG 491 Ug Rsch in Geography N/A Permit required
GEOG 498 Seminar in Current Problems Tuesday, Thursday
9:30-10:45 a.m.
DH 116
MET 300 Meteorology Tuesday, Thursday
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
DH 223
MET 300 Meteorology lab Tuesday
9-10:50 a.m.
DH 223
MET 410 Weather Dynamics I Monday, Wednesday
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
DH 223
MET 410 Weather Dynamics I lab Friday
10-11:50 a.m.
DH 223
MET 430 Micrometeorology Monday, Wednesday
2-3:15 p.m.
DH 223
MET 475 Prac in Weather Analysis and Fore Monday
1-1:50 p.m.
DH 116
MET 491 Ug Rsch Meteorology N/A 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