May 26, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOG 325 - Field Methods in Geography

Introduction to geographic field research. Survey and application of techniques and methods in physical and/or human geography. Includes research design, data collection and organization, interpretation and analysis of results. Permission of instructor. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic tools, techniques, and methods used for field data collection in physical and/or human geographic inquiry.
  • Explain the key techniques and theoretical approaches of different geographic field research methods.
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate appropriate data collection methods for specific types of field research.
  • Design a field‐based study, collect, organize, and analyze data, and integrate scientific literature to interpret and summarize results.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as part of a group in a field context.
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