Introduces students to the major subfields, tools, and techniques of the discipline.
GEV 1001 – International Approaches to Geography
World regional course focusing on societal issues
GEV 1500 – Physical Geography
Introduction to global environmental patterns
GEV 1750 – Introduction to Geotechniques
Introduction to the important research methods, techniques, and tools used by geographers and environmental scientists during field research (e.g., GIS, GPS, surveying, Remote Sensing, etc.)
GEV 4700 – Geographic Information Systems
Principles, techniques, and applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Laboratory course that includes the latest state-of-the-art GIS mapping software.
Shows how human/environmental processes interact in discrete regions. Importance of place and location in understanding current issues.
GEV 3500 – Geography of North America
GEV 3510 – Geography of Europe and the European Union
GEV 3515 – Geography of Africa
GEV 3520 – Geography of the Middle East and the Islamic World
GEV 3525 – Geography of Asia
Provides advanced course on tools of geography
GEV 4050 – Air Photo Interpretation (currently being revised to also include GPS)
GEV 4101 – Geography Information Systems
GEV 4250 – Remote Sensing
GEV 4300 – Advance Cartography
Fulfills the new College requirement for an introductory research methods course
GEV 2500 – Global Change in Local Places
Allows students to pursue a topic of their own interest. Considered the major's capstone course. Students may elect to pursue a one-year thesis option.
GEV 6100 – Geographic Issues Seminar
GEV 6200 – Independent Study
Allows flexibility for students to pursue areas of interest.
Any three courses including any of the above and/or……
GEV 2510 – Political Geography
GEV 2515 – Economic Geography
GEV 2520 – Urban Geography
GEV 2525 – Population Geography
GEV 3580 – Natural Resources and Conservation
GEV 3570 – Land Use Planning
GEV 3550 – Natural Hazards
GEV 3795 – Digital Image Interpretation
GEV 3750 – Remote Sensing
Total 10 Geography courses (30 credits)
B.A. in Geography
B.A. in Environmental Studies
B.S. in Environmental Science
Minor in Geography
Environmental Studies Minor
Environmental Programs at Villanova
Sustainability Studies Minor
Sample Environmental Science Program
Sample Environmental Studies Program
Jennifer Ramos (class of 2010): The Notable Trees of Villanova University.
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