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Geography Courses

To find out what we are offering in Academic Year 2017-18, use the Course Planning Guide.

For a complete description of each course listed below, see the Bulletin.


To see courses currently available, go to PSU registration.

Physical Geography: 

Human Geography:

Geog 210 Physical Geography
Geog 230 Environment and Society: Global Perspectives
Geog 310U Climate and Water Resources Geog 240 Geography of Wine
Geog 311U Climatology
Geog 331U Geography of Globalization
Geog 312U Climate Variability Geog 332U Urban Geography
Geog 313U Biogeography Geog 345U Resource Management
Geog 314U Severe Weather Geog 346U World Population and Food Supply
Geog 320 Geomorphic Processes Geog 347U Environmental Issues and Actions
Geog 322U Alpine Environments Geog 348U Cultural and Political Ecology
Geog 333U Weather Geog 349U Mountain Geography
Geog 340U Global Water Issues & Sustainability Geog 4/507 Seminar in Human Geography
Geog 4/507 Seminar in Physical Geography Geog 4/530 Cultural Geography
 Geog 4/512 Global Climate Change Science and
Socio-envionmental Impact Assessment

Geog 4/532 Urban Landscapes
 Geog 4/513 Biogeography of the Pacific Northwest Geog 4/542 Sustainable Cities
Geog 4/514 Hydrology Geog 4/545 Resource Management Topics
Geog 4/515 Soils and Land Use Geog 4/546 Water Resource Management
Geog 4/518 Landscape Ecology
Geog 4/547 Urban Streams
  Geog 4/548 The Urban Forest
  Geog 4/549 Geography of Food
  Geog 4/562 Sense of Place

Regional Geography:

Geographic Techniques:

Geog 230 Environment and Society: Global Perspectives Geog 380U Maps and Geographic Information
Geog 321 Mt. Hood Geog 4/507 Seminar in Research Skills
Geog 350U Geography of World Affairs Geog 4/520 Field Methods in Physical Geography
Geog 351U Pacific Northwest Geog 4/525 Field Methods in Human Geography
Geog 352U The Himalaya and Tibet Geog 4/575 Digital Compilation and Database Design
Geog 353U Pacific Rim Geog 4/580 Remote Sensing and Image Analysis
Geog 354U Europe Geog 4/581 Digital Image Analysis I: Introduction
Geog 355U Landscapes of Spain Geog 4/582 Digital Image Analysis II: Advanced Remote Sensing
Geog 356U Russia and Its Neighbors Geog 4/584 Cartographic Applications of GIS
Geog 360U Latin America Geog 4/585 Map Design and Production
Geog 363U Africa Geog 4/588 Geographic Information Systems I: Introduction
Geog 364U The Middle East Geog 4/589 Building a GIS Database with GPS
Geog 366U Historical Geography of North America Geog 4/590 GIS Programming
Geog 368U United States and Canada Geog 4/592 Geographic Information Systems II: Advanced GIS
Geog 4/507 Seminar in Regional Geography Geog 4/593 Digital Terrain Analysis
Geog 450 Geography of Portland Geog 4/594 GIS for Water Resources
Geog 4/553 Japan Geog 4/595 Maps Models and GIS
Geog 4/565 Tuscany: Sustainability in City and Country Geog 4/596 Introduction to Spatial Quantitative Analysis
  Geog 4/597 Advanced Spatial Quantitative Analysis

Note: Courses in your major department or used to satisfy the requirements for a first major cannot be used to meet the cluster requirements.