Department of Geography, Geographic Information Science and Meteorology

Minors in Geography

Minor in Weather and Climate…………………………………………..……………..16-17 s.h.

Required Courses (13 s.h.)
  • METR 120--Introduction to Weather and Climate
  • METR 322 (Synoptic Meteorology I),
  • METR 327 (Environmental Climatology),
  • METR 422 (Synoptic Meteorology II)
Choose one of the following (3-4 s.h.):
  • GEOG 301, 303, 430
  • METR 300, 322, 329, 333, 432

Minor in Geography …………………………………………………………..……19 s.h.

1. Any three courses selected from :
  • GEOG 100(Human Geography)
  • GEOG 110 (World Regional Geography)
  • GEOG 120 (Introduction to Weather and Climate)
  • GEOG 121 (Planet Earth-Surface Processes and Interactions)
2. Upper division electives to be approved by the advisor

Minor in Geographic Information Systems ………………………………………18 s.h.

Required courses:
  • GEOG 208 Cartographic Design for GIS
  • GEOG 308 Introduction to GIS
  • EOG 408 Environmental Geographic Information Science
  • GEOG 409 Thematic Geographic Information Science
and one of the following courses:
  • DS 203 Introduction to Statistics for Decision Making
  • GEOG 301 Introduction to Quantitative Geography
  • LEJA 303 Quantitative Techniques for Criminal Justice
  • PSY 223 Research in Psychology I: Statistical Methods and Design
  • SOC 232 Social Research Methods I
  • STAT 171 General Elementary Statistics.
Complete 3 s.h. from the following courses:
  • AGTM 461 Surveying and Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
  • ARTS 314 Artistic Digital Imaging
  • CS 114 Introduction to Computer Science
  • CS 214 Principles of Computer Science
  • GEOG 401 Air Photo Interpretation
  • GEOG 403 Advanced Remote Sensing
  • GEOG 499 Special Problems in Geography if the special topic is GIS related
  • MATH 341 Sets and Logic
  • MATH 383 An Introduction to Mathematical Modeling
  • MATH 481 Numerical Analysis I
  • STAT 276 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • STAT 471 Introduction Mathematical Statistics I
  • STAT 474 Regression and Correlation Analysis
  • STAT 478 Analysis of Variance

Undergraduate Advisor

Jennifer Sandrik-Rubio
309/298-3606
jl-sandrik@wiu.edu