Geography Major with Teacher Certification in Social Studies (Preschool-Grade 12) (B.A.) - Undergraduate - 2013 University Catalog

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Students who wish to pursue P-12 teacher certification in Social Studies must apply to and be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. Please visit the Teacher Education Program Web site for the required professional sequence of courses and other important Program requirements, guidelines, and procedures. Students are strongly advised to review the Teacher Education Program Handbook. The course SOSC 401 Methods of Teaching Social Studies is the departmental requirement.

The social studies teacher is expected to have a broad understanding of the cultural and environmental factors which shape the individual and society. To meet the approved program for certification in social studies, course work is required in each of the following: anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science and sociology. A detailed description of the requirements is available in the office of the Social Studies Teacher Education Coordinator in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

A minimum of 120 semester hours of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 semester hours may be required depending upon the major field of study. In addition to the major requirement outlined below, all university students must fulfill the set of General Education requirements applicable to their degree.


GEOGRAPHY MAJOR

Complete 36 semester hours including the following 2 requirement(s):

  1. REQUIRED COURSES

    Complete the following 2 requirement(s):

    1. Complete the following 9 courses for 27 semester hours:

      EAES 100 Principles of Geography (3 hours lecture) 3
      EAES 161 Human Geography (3 hours lecture) 3
      EAES 170 World Geography (3 hours lecture) 3
      EAES 210 Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 3
      EAES 272 Land and Life in Latin America (3 hours lecture) 3
      EAES 281 Introduction to American Urban Studies (3 hours lecture) 3
      EAES 373 Historical Geography of the United States (3 hours lecture) 3
      EAES 377 Geography of Sub-Sahara Africa (3 hours lecture) 3
      EAES 390 Research Methods (3 hours lecture) 3
    2. Complete 1 course from the following for 3 semester hours:

      EAES 487 Senior Seminar in Urban Study (Urban Studies Internship) (3 hours semester) 3
      EAES 497 Senior Seminar Geography (3 hours seminar) 3
  2. ELECTIVES

    Complete 6 semester hours from the following:

    EAES 262 Our Finite Earth: Population and Resources (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 264 The Geography of Life and Death (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 270 Geography of North America (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 271 Geography of East and Southeast Asia (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 280 Principles of Land Use (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 282 Urban Design and Architecture: American Cityscape (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 283 Urban Georgraphy (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 303 Field Geography 3
    EAES 310 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (3 hours lab) 3
    EAES 330 Fluvial Geography (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 362 Environmental Gerontology (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 363 Geopolitics (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 370 World Resources and Industries (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 371 Geography of Europe (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 372 Geography of South Asia (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 374 Latin American Environments and Economies in a Global Framework (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 375 Culture in Transition in India: An Anthropo-Geographical Approach (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 376 Geography of New Jersey (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 378 Geography of the Middle East (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 379 Geography: The Former Soviet Union (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 380 Transportation (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 381 Urban Field Studies 3
    EAES 382 Geography of Manufacturing (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 383 Location of Economic Activity (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 384 Managing the Urban Environment (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 385 Urbanization and Environment (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 386 People and Cities: Comparative Urban Studies (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 391 Quantitative Methods in Geography and Urban Studies (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 412 Computer Mapping (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 419 Senior Seminar in Geographic Information Science (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 460 Environmental Law (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 462 Population Problems of the World (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 463 Culture and Resource Utilization (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 471 Urban Studies: London and the British New Towns Movement (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 476 Seminar in International Economic Geography (3 hours seminar) 3
    EAES 480 Urbanization in World Perspective (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 481 Problems in Urban Geography (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 482 Real Estate Principles (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 483 Advanced Real Estate (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 484 Urban Planning (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 486 Village to Metropolis: Urbanization in Latin America (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 490 Independent Study in Geography (Independent Study) 1-4
    EAES 491 Internship 3-12
    EAES 492 Honors Research 3
    EAES 495 Readings in Earth & Environmental Studies (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 496 Pro-Seminar in Earth and Environmental Studies (Independent Study) 3

Course Descriptions:

EAES100: Principles of Geography (3 hours lecture)

The course studies the major elements of the natural environment and their interrelation. The principles and processes essential to the understanding of the natural environmental system and their significance are stressed. The elements studied include: atmosphere, weather and climate, continents, landforms, river systems, ocean currents and tides, soils, vegetation, animal and marine life. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Interdisciplinary Core, Scientific Issues. Previous course EUGS 100 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

EAES161: Human Geography (3 hours lecture)

Human Geography presents the interaction of culture and environment. Variations in environment and culture result in great differences how culture is imprinted upon the environment. The role of politics, language, religion, economics, urban systems, and technology reveal the relative intensity with which culture roots in nature. Emphasis is upon culture as a force that shapes the human use of the earth. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Social Science. Previous course EUGS 101 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

EAES170: World Geography (3 hours lecture)

World geography aims to present essential facts and concepts about the natural and human environment of major regions and countries. The course presents a picture of regions as developed through the interactions of natural, cultural, economic and political forces. Geopolitical, social and economic relationships between and among countries are studied. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science. Previous course EUGS 102 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

EAES210: Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

Introduces the basic principles of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing. Focus on digital cartographic science, graphic design, spatial data and image portrayal and inquiry, map overlays, and applications. Previous course EUGS 270 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CMPT 183, EAES 100, EAES 101, EAES 105, EAES 107, EAES 160, EAES 161 or EAES 170.

EAES262: Our Finite Earth: Population and Resources (3 hours lecture)

Implications of the population explosion and the rising rate of resource consumption. Focuses on the alternative ways various societies can achieve equilibrium between population and economic development within the framework of limited world resources. Previous course EUGS 203 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: GNED 199, ENWR 105 or HONP 100 may be taken as prerequisite or corequisite.

EAES264: The Geography of Life and Death (3 hours lecture)

Study of medical geography of diseases of man and their relationship to physical setting. Factors such as climate, soils, water nutrition and sanitation in relation to diseases will be analyzed world-wide. Human diseases also examined; national, regional, and local geographic conditions. Previous course EUGS 222 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: GNED 199, ENWR 105 or HONP 100 may be taken as prerequisite or corequisite.

EAES270: Geography of North America (3 hours lecture)

Provides an understanding of the development of cultural, physical and economic landscape of the United States and Canada. Emphasizes elements of rapid change: urbanization, industrial growth, transportation, trade patterns, distribution of population and modern agriculture. Previous course EUGS 202 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: GNED 199, ENWR 105 or HONP 100 may be taken as prerequisite or corequisite.

EAES271: Geography of East and Southeast Asia (3 hours lecture)

Regional analysis of East Asia (China and Japan) and Southeast Asia (Indonesia): (1) physical environments; (2) human landscape and their cultural heritages; (3) contemporary issues including economic development, political configurations, and environmental problems. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Non-Western Cultural Perspectives. Previous course EUGS 207 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: GNED 199, ENWR 105 or HONP 100 may be taken as prerequisite or corequisite.

EAES272: Land and Life in Latin America (3 hours lecture)

"Land and Life in Latin America" is a regional survey course that explores and explains the physical-human interface and the constantly changing environmental societal needs. The course focuses on the functional processes that mold contemporary states and regional realignments. Emphasis is upon environmental conservation, demographic transitions, the role of culture and politics to foster a viable ecumene. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Social Science. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. Previous course EUGS 208 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: GNED 199, ENWR 105 or HONP 100 may be taken as prerequisite or corequisite.

EAES280: Principles of Land Use (3 hours lecture)

Geographical analysis of rural and urban land use patterns in the United States. Field work stresses mapping techniques and socio-economic aspects of urban land use in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area. Previous course EUGS 204 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: GNED 199, ENWR 105 or HONP 100 may be taken as prerequisite or corequisite.

EAES281: Introduction to American Urban Studies (3 hours lecture)

An interdisciplinary introduction to the development of American cities and their suburbs, with an emphasis on current patterns of urbanism and urbanization. The growth and evolution of metropolitan systems, urban-suburban ecology, and planning responses to critical metropolitan issues. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Social Science. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. Previous course EUGS 206 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: GNED 199, ENWR 105 or HONP 100 may be taken as prerequisite or corequisite.

EAES282: Urban Design and Architecture: American Cityscape (3 hours lecture)

The evolution of American urban form and architecture from the colonial town to the contemporary metropolitan region; city plans and the emergence of professional planning; the architect and the urban environment cultural values and changing urban forms and new town design. Previous course EUGS 209 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: GNED 199, ENWR 105 or HONP 100 may be taken as prerequisite or corequisite.

EAES283: Urban Georgraphy (3 hours lecture)

Principles of location, interaction in the socioeconomic spheres, and the increasing importance of sustainable environmental management are dominant themes. Close attention to socio-spatial conditions, especially the housing sector, are addressed, as well as the suburbanization process and the urban sprawl challenge to a viable long-term urban system. Assignments are structured to introduce students to professional presentations, both maps and graphics, and written analysis. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Social Science. Meets the Human and Intercultural Relations Requirement (HIRR). Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. Previous course EUGS 213 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: GNED 199, ENWR 105 or HONP 100 may be taken as prerequisite or corequisite.

EAES303: Field Geography

Geographic analysis of local region. Uses of reconnaissance and survey, interviews, maps and ground and aerial photographs in information gathering. Requires individual area study. Previous course EUGS 303 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 200, EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 230, EAES 281 or EAES 283.

EAES310: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (3 hours lab)

This course deals with fundamental principles and applications of GIS. Various ways in which GIS can be used in planning and management analysis and research will be discussed. Students will learn the issues which need to be considered when planning and implementing GIS. One or two widely used software packages will be employed as a tool to study GIS applications. Previous courses GEOS 470 and EUGS 470 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 210.

EAES330: Fluvial Geography (3 hours lecture)

Detailed study of streams and rivers emphasizing processes causing variations of size and shape; the morphology of streams and stream channels; processes, quantitative techniques. Previous courses GEOS 352 and EUGS 352 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 200 or EAES 230 or departmental approval.

EAES362: Environmental Gerontology (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the social, political, economic and spatial impacts of the older adult on the environment. Topics discussed are: demographic characteristics and environmental design of senior leisure and housing environments; migration patterns; mobility, and location of older adults; and the planning, site location, design, and financing of independent and assisted adult living environments. Previous course EUGS 360 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281, EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES363: Geopolitics (3 hours lecture)

Main theories of the field and their application to selected political entities, current problem zones and the spatial interaction of nations. Previous course EUGS 408 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281, EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES370: World Resources and Industries (3 hours lecture)

Distribution, flow and consumption of mineral resources. Political, economic and social implications of the geography of resources. Basic studies in industrial location, agricultural land use, problems of economic development and population-resource ratios. Examines world trend in production controls and market allocations. Previous course EUGS 300 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ECON 207, ECON 208, EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281 or EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES371: Geography of Europe (3 hours lecture)

The modern European landscape created by the activities, over many centuries, by a variety of peoples of differing cultural backgrounds, economic systems and ideologies. Previous course EUGS 304 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281, EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES372: Geography of South Asia (3 hours lecture)

Political, cultural and economic study of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh; interrelationship between cultural and physical aspects of the regional landscape. Previous course EUGS 306 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281, EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES373: Historical Geography of the United States (3 hours lecture)

The slow pace of settlement of the Eastern Seaboard and the development of distinctive culture hearths prior to 1800; the rapid settlement and diffusion of culture traits in the area beyond the Appalachians since 1800. Previous course EUGS 312 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281, EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES374: Latin American Environments and Economies in a Global Framework (3 hours lecture)

This course is structured to focus on the interactions of the physical world with economical, financial, and commercial activities in a global perspective. Environment and economics serve as thematic threads to develop dynamic models that are representative of regional--and increasingly--global linkages. Previous course EUGS 320 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ECON101 and ECON102 and EAES202, EAES210, EAES281, or EAES283 or departmental approval

EAES375: Culture in Transition in India: An Anthropo-Geographical Approach (3 hours lecture)

India in its geographical and socio-anthropological setting. The course focuses on the nature and processes bringing about transition in traditional values and social institutions. Previous course EUGS 330 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281, EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES376: Geography of New Jersey (3 hours lecture)

Demographic and economic organization of the State. Spatial contrasts in population density; suburban-central city interactions; the influence of New York and Philadelphia on landscape organization. Philosophical concepts of regionalism and investigation of micro-regionalism in New Jersey. Previous course EUGS 424 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281, EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES377: Geography of Sub-Sahara Africa (3 hours lecture)

Topical and regional study of African soils, vegetation, climate, physiography, mineral resources and other aspects of the physical environment in the light of man's habitation of the continent. Previous course EUGS 412 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281, EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES378: Geography of the Middle East (3 hours lecture)

Topical study of area extending from Morocco to Iran: arid land agriculture, nomadism, land tenure systems, settlement patterns, problems of industrial development, and socio-economic and military implications of region's oil wealth. Includes Arab culture and Islamic influences on urban and rural landscapes. Previous course EUGS 413 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281, EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES379: Geography: The Former Soviet Union (3 hours lecture)

Topical and regional analysis. Emphasizes demographic-ethnic composition of Soviet people, physical resource base, interregional relationships, and spatial effects of state planning programs. Previous course EUGS 419 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281, EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES380: Transportation (3 hours lecture)

Transportation is the study of spatial interaction of economic factors and societal functioning. Transportation flows are analyzed in the context of technological change, degree of accessibility, different transport cost surfaces, and transportation as it relates to land use planning. Previous course EUGS 234 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281 or EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES381: Urban Field Studies

Off-campus study of urban conditions in New York-New Jersey metropolitan area: housing, mass transportation, social pathologies, inner city economics and the role of planning. On-campus discussion sessions alternate with field trips. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. Previous course EUGS 301 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 281 or EAES 283.

EAES382: Geography of Manufacturing (3 hours lecture)

The world's manufacturing activities; measurement techniques; analysis of the economic, cultural and geographic bases in industrialization; plant location problems and the special situation of underdeveloped nations. Previous course EUGS 311 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ECON 207, ECON 208, EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281 or EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES383: Location of Economic Activity (3 hours lecture)

Organization of economic activity past and present refined with changes of more complex economic systems. Location factors such as physical & human resources, accessibility, routing, services, industrial sites and market advantages analyzed under varied conditions in different economic systems. Previous course EUGS 314 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ECON 101 and EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281 or EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES384: Managing the Urban Environment (3 hours lecture)

An advanced interdisciplinary investigation of the modern city and its suburbs, emphasizing the impact of selected social, political and economic issues. Previous course EUGS 317 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281, EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES385: Urbanization and Environment (3 hours lecture)

Examines interaction between man and the physical urban environment. Studies dynamic and physical processes as related to air, water and noise pollution, and hydrologic and geologic hazards. Previous course EUGS 331 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281, EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES386: People and Cities: Comparative Urban Studies (3 hours lecture)

Introduction and cross-cultural investigation of the processes of urbanism and urbanization: formation, structure and functioning of cities throughout the world. Previous course EUGS 462 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ANTH 210, EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281, EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES390: Research Methods (3 hours lecture)

The course introduces a widely used statistical package to analyze data. The application and interpretation of results of frequently used statistical techniques remains the primary focus. Survey research techniques are stressed. All the steps in the completion of a research project are emphasized. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Geography. Previous course EUGS 309 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MATH 109 and EAES 210.

EAES391: Quantitative Methods in Geography and Urban Studies (3 hours lecture)

Treatment of measurements and design in geography; definition of problems, hypotheses formulation and tests of hypotheses by alternative methods of measurement. Geographic applications of computer methods, multi-variate analysis, systems analysis, data bank maintenance and evaluation. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Geography. Previous course EUGS 310 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MATH 109 and EAES 210.

EAES412: Computer Mapping (3 hours lecture)

The course introduces a widely used computer mapping software to make thematic customized maps. Presentation of data in the form of a graph and a chart is also stressed. General cartographic principles are emphasized. Previous courses GEOS 405 and EUGS 405 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 310.

EAES419: Senior Seminar in Geographic Information Science (3 hours lecture)

Provides students with the tools and experience to develop and complete a research or problem-solving project in geographic information science. Students will produce a senior thesis or digital presentation portfolio. Previous course EUGS 467 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 310, EAES 311, EAES 410 or departmental approval.

EAES460: Environmental Law (3 hours lecture)

The study of the National Environmental Policy Act; the Environmental Impact Statement; the Clean Air Act; the Clean Water Act; Toxic Substances Control Act; Solid and Hazardous Waste; related environmental laws, i.e. OS&H act; and litigation are analyzed. Aspects of environmental law, within which institutions and corporations must operate, are discussed. Previous courses ENVR 410 and EUGS 410 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ANTH 360, EAES 300, EAES 302, EAES 310, EAES 320, EAES 322, EAES 341, EAES 361, EAES 370, EAES 390, JUST 314, JUST 330, LAWS 302, JURI 300, POLS 365 or departmental approval.

EAES462: Population Problems of the World (3 hours lecture)

Identification, description and analysis of the present-day distributional patterns of the world's people; demographic trends, man-land ratios. Mobility, migration and socio-economics and geographic forces affecting world population. Techniques for measurement and analysis. Previous course EUGS 421 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 363, EAES 370, EAES 380, EAES 390 or departmental approval.

EAES463: Culture and Resource Utilization (3 hours lecture)

Evaluation and utilization of resources. Examines changes of characteristics of physical resources in relation to technological and cultural change, population increases, resource depletion and accelerated redundance of man. Previous course EUGS 423 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 300, EAES 363, EAES 370, EAES 390 or departmental approval.

EAES471: Urban Studies: London and the British New Towns Movement (3 hours lecture)

An "in-the-field" study of London and the new towns movement in the greater London metropolitan region. Students will meet with officials and planners in such agencies as the department at environment, new towns association, and borough government and study: planning and design of new towns and greenbelts; contrasting social, political, economic, cultural and life styles of central city London and surrounding new towns; and urban re-development in central London. Previous course EUGS 428 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 380, EAES 385, EAES 386 or departmental approval.

EAES476: Seminar in International Economic Geography (3 hours seminar)

An interdisciplinary seminar focusing the techniques of economics and geography on a common theme to achieve a synergistic conclusion. Previous course EUGS 461 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ECON101 and ECON102 and EAES300, EAES363, EAES370, EAES390, or departmental approval.

EAES480: Urbanization in World Perspective (3 hours lecture)

Analysis of characteristics and patterns of urbanism and urbanization in world perspective. Studies multi-faceted problems created by rapid urbanization. Examines role of cities in regional development and modernization of rural sector in Third World. Previous course EUGS 409 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 363, EAES 380, EAES 385, EAES 386, EAES 390 or departmental approval.

EAES481: Problems in Urban Geography (3 hours lecture)

Seminar on the application of geographic concepts and theories to the analysis of urban problems. Field or library research projects by students on specific urban problems. Previous course EUGS 411 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 363, EAES 380, EAES 385, EAES 386, EAES 390 or departmental approval.

EAES482: Real Estate Principles (3 hours lecture)

In this course the student is introduced to the principles of real estate from a historical, social, economic, legal, and spatial perspective. The topics explored are: urban-suburban development and the real estate product; the changing nature of real estate through planning, zoning, environmental and social considerations; real estate economics and demographics from a national, local and individual parcel level; and a detailed study of the legal instruments and concepts involved in residential, commercial and industrial real estate transactions. Previous course EUGS 417 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 363, EAES 373, EAES 380, EAES 385, EAES 386, EAES 390 or departmental approval.

EAES483: Advanced Real Estate (3 hours lecture)

This course builds on the fundamental principles introduced in EAES 482 and explores the following new topics: mortgage finance; market demand analysis for residential, retail commercial, office and industrial land use; location and site planning theory and analysis; real estate investment analysis and appraisal techniques; real estate research sources and methods; and public policy impacts on real estate. Previous course EUGS 418 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 482.

EAES484: Urban Planning (3 hours lecture)

The course focuses on the principles, processes, and practices of urban planning. The formulation of policies and the management roles of the planning agencies are emphasized. Previous course EUGS 460 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 373, EAES 380, EAES 385, EAES 386 or departmental approval.

EAES486: Village to Metropolis: Urbanization in Latin America (3 hours lecture)

Examines urbanization in Latin America from Columbian times to the present. Portugese and Spanish town planning practices and their evolution into modern times, including their impacts upon evolving urban morphology and subsequent metropolitanization. Previous course EUGS 444 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 363, EAES 380, EAES 385, EAES 386 or departmental approval.

EAES487: Senior Seminar in Urban Study (Urban Studies Internship) (3 hours semester)

A seminar to be taken in conjunction with the urban studies semester internship, and designed as a synthesis of the various approaches in urban studies which the student has acquired in previous urban-related courses. Each semester the seminar focuses upon a specific in-the-field research project, and an analysis and evaluation of the student's internship experience. Previous course EUGS 464 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 390 or departmental approval.

EAES490: Independent Study in Geography (Independent Study)

Preparation of a research paper or project to be presented to members of the staff. May be repeated three times for a maximum of 10.0 credits as long as the topic is different. Previous course EUGS 490 effective through Spring 2012. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

EAES491: Internship

A full semester internship in an urban or environmental agency. Students will be expected to carry out agency assignments, observe and participate in decision making processes and engage in middle management activities. Previous course EUGS 463 effective through Spring 2012. 3 - 12 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 390 or departmental approval.

EAES492: Honors Research

Provides original research experience to superior undergraduates. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 390 or departmental approval.

EAES495: Readings in Earth & Environmental Studies (3 hours lecture)

Open only to Geography honor students. Students will be expected to read a number of the more definitive works in modern geography. Examination will be both oral and written. Previous course EUGS 425 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

EAES496: Pro-Seminar in Earth and Environmental Studies (Independent Study)

Problem-oriented seminar. Specific topics in urban, environmental studies or geography. Content changes according to the needs of the instructor. May be taken three times for a total of nine credits. Previous course EUGS 427 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

EAES497: Senior Seminar Geography (3 hours seminar)

The course provides students with the tools and experience to develop and complete a geographic research project from start to finish. Students will be introduced to issues associated with becoming a professional geographer. Students will produce a senior thesis. Previous course EUGS 466 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 390 or departmental approval.