Geography Courses


To find out what we are offering in Academic Year 2019-2020, 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:

Geog 210 Physical Geography

Geog 310U Climate and Water Resources

Geog 311U Climatology

Geog 312U Climate Variability

Geog 313U Biogeography

Geog 314U Severe Weather

Geog 320 Geomorphic Processes

Geog 322U Alpine Environments

Geog 333U Weather

Geog 340U Global Water Issues & Sustainability

Geog 4/507 Seminar in Physical Geography

Geog 4/512 Global Climate Change Science and Socio-environmental Impact Assessment

Geog 4/513 Disturbance Biogeography of the Pacific Northwest

Geog 4/514 Hydrology

Geog 4/515 Soils and Land Use

Geog 4/518 Landscape Ecology

Geog 4/540 The Ecology and Management of Wildfire




Regional Geography:

Geog 230 Environment and Society: Global Perspectives

Geog 321 Mt. Hood

Geog 350U Geography of World Affairs

Geog 351U Pacific Northwest

Geog 352U The Himalaya and Tibet

Geog 353U Pacific Rim

Geog 354U Europe

Geog 355U Landscapes of Spain

Geog 356U Russia and Its Neighbors

Geog 360U Latin America

Geog 363U Africa

Geog 364U The Middle East

Geog 366U Historical Geography of North America

Geog 368U United States and Canada

Geog 4/507 Seminar in Regional Geography

Geog 450 Geography of Portland

Geog 4/553 Japan

Geog 4/565 Tuscany: Sustainability in City and Country

Human Geography:

Geog 230 Environment and Society: Global Perspectives

Geog 240 Geography of Wine

Geog 331U Geography of Globalization

Geog 332U Urban Geography

Geog 340U Global Water Issues & Sustainability

Geog 345U Resource Management

Geog 346U World Population and Food Supply

Geog 347U Environmental Issues and Actions

Geog 348U Cultural and Political Ecology

Geog 349U Mountain Geography

Geog 4/507 Seminar in Human Geography

Geog 4/530 Cultural Geography

Geog 4/532 Urban Landscapes

GEOG 4/540 The Ecology and Management of Wildfire

Geog 4/542 Sustainable Cities

Geog 4/545 Resource Management Topics

Geog 4/546 Water Resource Management

Geog 4/547 Urban Streams

Geog 4/548 The Urban Forest

Geog 4/549 Geography of Food

Geog 4/562 Sense of Place


Geographic Techniques:

Geog 380U Maps and Geographic Information

Geog 4/507 Seminar in Research Skills

Geog 4/520 Field Methods in Physical Geography

Geog 4/525 Field Methods in Human Geography

Geog 4/575 Digital Compilation and Database Design

Geog 4/580 Remote Sensing and Image Analysis

Geog 4/581 Digital Image Analysis I: Introduction

Geog 4/582 Digital Image Analysis II: Advanced Remote Sensing

Geog 4/584 Cartographic Applications of GIS

Geog 4/585 Map Design and Production

Geog 4/588 Geographic Information Systems I: Introduction

Geog 4/589 Building a GIS Database with GPS

Geog 4/590 GIS Programming

Geog 4/592 Geographic Information Systems II: Advanced GIS

Geog 4/593 Digital Terrain Analysis

Geog 4/594 GIS for Water Resources

Geog 4/595 Maps Models and GIS

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.