University of Wisconsin–Madison

Courses by Concentration

Key

Course levels are indicated by:

  • E = Elementary
  • I = Intermediate
  • D = Intermediate/Advanced
  • A = Advanced

Group I. Physical Geography

120 Introduction to the Earth System (E)
127 Physical Systems of the Environment (E)
320 Geomorphology (I)
329 Landforms and Landscapes of North America (I)
331 Climatic Environments of the Past (I)
332 Global Warming: Science and Impacts (I)
338 Environmental Biogeography (I)
420 Glacial and Pleistocene Geology (I)
523 Quaternary Vegetation Dynamics (I)
525 Soil Geomorphology (A)
526 Human Transformations of Earth Surface Processes (A)
527 The Quaternary Period (A)
528 Past Climates and Climatic Change (A)

Group II. Human Geography

101 Introduction to Human Geography (E)
301 Revolutions and Social Change (I)
305 Introduction to the City (I)
318 Introduction to Geopolitics (I)
340 World Regions in Global Context (I)
358 Human Geography of Southeast Asia (I)
469 The Making of the American Landscape (I)
501 Space and Place (A)
503 Researching the City (I)
510 Economic Geography (A)
518 Power, Place, Identity (A)
566 History of Geographic Thought (A)

Group III. People-Environment Interaction

139 Living in the Global Environment (E)
230 Soil: Ecosystem and Resource (I)
309 People, Land, and Food (I)
337 Nature, Power, and Society (I)
338 Environmental Biogeography (I)
339 Environmental Conservation (I)
340 World Regions in Global Context (I)
344 The American West (I)
359 Australia: Environment and Society (I)
434 People, Wildlife, and Landscapes (A)
439 U.S. Environmental Policy and Regulation (I)
460 American Environmental History (I)
469 The Making of the American Landscape (I)
526 Human Transformations of Earth Surface Processes (A)
534 Environmental Governance: Markets, States, and Nature (A)
537 Culture and Environment (A)
538 The Humid Tropics: Ecology, Subsistence, and Development (A)
557 Development and Environment in Southeast Asia (A)

Group IV. Area Studies and Global Systems

244 Introduction to Southeast Asia (E)
252 The Civilization of India (I)
253 Russia (E)
254 Eastern Europe (E)
260 Latin America (E)
277 Africa (I)
340 World Regions in Global Context (I)
342 Geography of Wisconsin (I)
344 The American West (I)
355 Africa, South of the Sahara (I)
358 Human Geography of Southeast Asia (I)
359 Australia: Environment and Society (I)

Group V. Cartography and Geographic Information Systems

170 Our Digital Globe: An Overview of GIScience and its Technology (E)
370 Introduction to Cartography (I)
371 Introduction to Environmental Remote Sensing (I)
377 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (I)
378 Introduction to Geocomputing (I)
572 Graphic Design in Cartography (A)
574 Geospatial Database Design and Development (A)
575 Interactive Cartography and Geovisualization (A)
576 Spatial Web and Mobile Programming (A)
578 GIS Applications (A)
579 GIS and Spatial Analysis (A)