Students learn principles, themes, and techniques for effective interpretation of environmental information to audiences ranging from park visitors to professional conferences. Interpretive themes are drawn from geographic concepts including the physical and cultural landscapes and cultural ecology. Techniques emphasize effective use of traditional and digital presentation methods. (WI) Prerequisite: GEO 2110 or GEO 2410 either with a grade of "C" or better.
This course requires students to work on a substantive GIS project in partnership with external clients in the GIS workforce. Through project-based teamwork, students develop GIS career skills and demonstrate competence in GIS techniques at the professional level. Prerequisite: GEO 3426 with a grade of “C” or better.
An analysis of the major causes of environmental deterioration together with the basic strategies of dealing with these problems.