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Type B: Social Sciences - Field Studies

Geography 4271 Field Studies
Students participate in a five to seven day excursion or a series of excursions to examine characteristics of both the physical and cultural landscape. Sites visited will vary depending on the central theme chosen for the course. The field component is followed by a classroom component involving identification and assessment of concepts and issues arising from the field excursion, oral presentations and discussions, and the submission of a research essay.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor and Chair of the Department of Geography and the Environment
Notes: Open only to third or fourth year students in any program, except with permission of the instructor and Chair of the Department of Geography and the Environment. A fee is assessed to cover travel and accommodation costs.
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences