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An introduction to the concepts and techniques of map construction and visual data communication. Topics include map scale, map projections, thematic cartography, history of cartography, computer mapping, and global positioning systems. Particular attention is given to designing both paper and Internet distributed maps. This course is offered in both the Fall and Spring semesters. (Cross-listed with GEOG 8535).

Prerequisite(s): GEOG 1000 or GEOG 1020 and GEOG 1030 or GEOG 1050, a statistics course, and a programming course.

Geography, Bachelor of Arts

To obtain a B.A. with a major in Geography, a student must fulfill university, college, and departmental requirements. Minimum hour requirements follow:


The Department offers both a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science in Geography. We also offer concentrations in Geographic Information Systems and Travel & Tourism, and a Minor in Geography. The geography program at UNO prepares students for careers in urban and environmental planning, geographic information systems, cartography, remote sensing, and other areas of geographic research.

Environmental Studies

...towards both majors, with the exception of GEOG 3530 and 4050. The Environmental Science-Geography...