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Department of Geography | Faculty of Environment Simon Fraser University Calendar | Spring 2020

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 Nicholas Blomley
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
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 Andrew Perkins
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101 Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D102 Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5039, Burnaby
D103 Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D104 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D105 We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D106 We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D107 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 5118, Burnaby
D108 Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
D109 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
D110 We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 2104, 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 Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
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
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
D101 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
D102 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D103 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5050, 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.

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.