The Department of Geography at Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers a wide range of course offerings. The comprehensive course list below is organized following the characteristic, thematic division of Geography into physical geography (focused on the non-human, natural world) and human geography (examining patterns of human activity and interaction). The list also highlights courses which may incorporate physical and human geographic content, as well as those courses dedicated to geographic skills development. Detailed descriptions of each course, as described in the Kwantlen Calendar, can be accessed here.
Human Geography Courses: Physical Geography Courses:
Geography 1101 Human Geography Geography 1110 Atmospheric Science
Geography 2250 The City Geography 1120 Earth Science
Geography 3120 Space Economies Geography 2310 Climatology
Geography 3130 Society and Urban Space Geography 2320 Geomorphology
Geography 3220 Urban Politics and Planning Geography 2330 Hydrology
Geography 2340 Biogeography
Human/Physical Geography Courses: Geographic Skills Courses:
Geography 1160 Geography of British Columbia Geography 2390 Geog. Data Analysis
Geography 2140 Regional Geography of Canada Geography 2400 Introduction to GIS
Geography 2170 Regional Geography of Europe Geography 3100 Research Methods
Geography 2185 Regional Geography of East Asia Geography 4380 Applications in GIS
Geography 2190 Regional Geography of South Asia
Geography 3260 Geographic Thought
Geography 3310 Natural Hazards
Geography 3320 Seminar in Resource Management
Geography 4350 Climate Change
Geography 4501 Selected Topics in Geography
Geography 4599 Directed Studies
This course listing may be helpful to students enrolled in other programs who are interested in taking Geography courses as electives. To see how these courses fit into Kwantlen’s Geography degree programs, click here, or click the Programs button in the Geography Menu on the front page of the Kwantlen Geography website.
To see when and where these courses are being offered in upcoming terms, check the Fall 2012 Courses and Spring 2013 Courses lists accessible using the Geography Menu on the front page of the Kwantlen Geography website.
In the event of any variance between the information presented here and in the official University Calendar, the calendar version is understood to be authoritative.