38:279 Introduction to Geographic Research Methods [Lowitt]

Prerequisites: a first-year Geography course.

The purpose of this course is to expose students to the fundamental ideas and concepts of Geography. It demonstrates that the geographic viewpoint is part of a much larger area of human inquiry. The course also examines some of the basic theoretical and methodological issues involved in conducting scientific research in Geography, and applies these to a series of laboratory exercises.

3 lecture hours per week, 3 laboratory hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 38:279 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Instructor: Kristen Lowitt