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Department of Geography | Faculty of Environment Simon Fraser University Calendar | Fall 2019

Geography Minor

Program Requirements

Lower Division Requirements

GEOG 100 - Our World: Introducing Human Geography (3)

A geographical introduction to how humans shape our world, with attention also given to how it shapes us. Themes may include: culture, economic activities, environmental change, globalization, politics, population, resources, and urbanization. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Jason Young
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
D200 Jason Young
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 3090, Surrey
GEOG 111 - Earth Systems (3)

An introduction to landforms, climates, soils and vegetation; their origins, distributions, interrelationships and roles in the ecosystem. Laboratory work and field trips are included. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tara Holland
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D102
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D103
Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D104
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D105
We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D106
We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D107
We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
D108
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D109
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SECB 1011, Burnaby
D110
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby

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GEOG 221 - Economic Worlds (3)

The fundamentals of economics geography, the study of the forces that shape the arrangement of economic activity in the real world. Prerequisite: GEOG 100. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Rosemary-Claire Collard
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2202, Burnaby
D101
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D102
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D103
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
GEOG 241 - People, Place, Society (3)

An introduction to key concepts and contexts in contemporary geographical approaches to social practices, meanings, and struggles. Prerequisite: GEOG 100. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Margaret Ramirez
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 3159, Burnaby
D101
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D102
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D103
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
GEOG 261 - Encountering the City (3)

An introduction to key concepts and themes in contemporary geographical approaches to cities and urbanization. Prerequisite: GEOG 100 or 102. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Eugene McCann
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
HCC 1415, Vancouver
D101
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
HCC 2540, Vancouver
D102
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
HCC 2540, Vancouver

Upper Division Requirements

Students complete a minimum of 15 units in 300 and 400 division GEOG courses, of which at least seven must be completed at Simon Fraser University.