Required Courses

All graduate students are required to take

  • GY 500 Research Methods and Traditions
  • GY 523 Quantitative Methods

Courses for Areas of Concentration

Earth System Science

  • GY 502 Climatology
  • GY 505 Directed Research in Physical Geography
  • GY 507 Boundary Layer Climates
  • GY 508 Applied Climatology
  • GY 509 Forest History and Restoration
  • GY 512 Hydroclimatology
  • GY 515 Extinction and Endangered Species
  • GY 517 Natural Hazards
  • GY 567 Topics in Global Environmental Change
  • GY 572 Soil Science
  • GY 577 Physical Geography of the Southeastern United States
  • GY 586 Drainage Basin Dynamics
  • GY 587 Biogeography
  • GY 589 Forest Ecology and Vegetation Analysis
  • GY 590 Internship
  • GY 593 Plant Geography
  • GY 610 Seminar in Biogeography

Environment and Natural Resources

  • GY 509 Forest History and Restoration
  • GY 517 Natural Hazards
  • GY 541 Land Use Regulations
  • GY 544 Field Studies in Africa
  • GY 552 Environmental Decision Making
  • GY 553 Environment and Society
  • GY 563 Ecosystem Services: Theory and Practice
  • GY 567 Topics in Global Environmental Change
  • GY 515 Extinction and Endangered Species
  • GY 572 Soil Science
  • GY 586 Drainage Basin Dynamics
  • GY 587 Biogeography
  • GY 589 Forest Ecology and Vegetation Analysis
  • GY 593 Plant Geography
  • GY 596 Forest Ecosystem Management: Silviculture
  • GY 610 Seminar in Biogeography

Environment and Society

  • GY 540 Community Facilities Planning
  • GY 541 Land Use Regulations
  • GY 544 Field Studies in Africa
  • GY 550 Political Geography
  • GY 552 Environmental Decision Making
  • GY 553 Environment and Society
  • GY 558 Urban Analysis Planning
  • GY 560 Environmental Management
  • GY 561 Social Impact Assessment
  • GY 565 Regional Planning and Analysis
  • GY 566 Regional and Urban Transport Systems
  • GY 579 Planning Internship
  • GY 588 Planning and Government
  • GY 590 Internship

Geographic Information Science

  • GY 520 Remote Sensing I
  • GY 530 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • GY 535 Remote Sensing II
  • GY 536 Advanced Geographic Information Systems
  • GY 538 Application Issues in GIS
  • GY 539 GIS Programming
  • GY 574 Cartography Practicum
  • GY 575 Cartography Internship
  • GY 576 GIS Practicum
  • GY 577 GIS Internship

For full course descriptions please see the Graduate Catalog.