Minor in Geography

The Geography-Anthropology program offers a minor in geography. The Minor in Geography provides students a broad exposure to the discipline with courses focused on the interaction of humans and their natural and built environments, urban and regional development, and resource conservation, among other areas. Students also receive training in cutting edge geographic tools and techniques like GIS and remote sensing.

The Minor in Geography shall consist of 15 credits minimum. No grades of D will be counted toward fulfillment of the major or minor requirements:  

  • GEO 101 Human Geography (3 credits) or GEO 102 Physical Geography and Lab (4 credits) or GEO 103 Human-Environment Geography (3 credits)
  • GEO 305 Remote Sensing (3 credits) or GEO 308 GIS I (4 credits)

and 3 additional topical or methods GEO courses to make up 15 credits minimum. No more than six credits combined may be from internships, field courses, or independent studies.

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Building Bridges Beyond the Quadrangle: The CAO and the External Community
(Book chapter by Mark Lapping in: Martin J, Samuels JE, eds. The Provost's Handbook: The Role of the Chief Academic Officer. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press; 2015:200-206.)

Health Data and Financing and Delivery System Reform: Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty? (Issue Brief by Barbara Shaw, Andy Coburn, Kimberley Fox, Andrea Gerstenberger, and Barbara Leonard)

New Jersey's Manage by Data Program: Changing Culture and Capacity to Improve Outcomes(Report by David Lambert and Julie Atkins).

Rural Implications of Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act. (Issue Brief by Erika Ziller, Jennifer Lenardson, and Andy Coburn).

Safety of Rural Nursing Home-to-Emergency Department Transfers: Improving Communication and Patient Information Sharing across Settings. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 37(1), 55-65. (Authors: Judy Tupper, Carolyn Gray, Karen Pearson, and Andy Coburn).

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