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Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Genetics

GEN 872 (01) - Evolutionary Genetics of Plants

Evolutionary Genetic of Plants

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 14668
Mechanisms of genetic change in plant evolution, both in nature and under human influence. Topics include neo-Darwinian theory; speciation and hybridization; origins and co-evolution of nuclear and organelle genomes; gene and genome evolution; transposable elements; chromosome rearrangements; polyploidy; genetic modification. Lab introduces methods in information gathering, bioinformatics, genome analysis, plant breeding, and genetic manipulation. One semester of genetics recommended prior to taking this course. Lab.
Equivalent(s): PBIO 872
Instructors: Chris Hernandez
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm MURK 104
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Geography

GEOG 401 (01) - World Regions: Europe and the Americas

World Regions I

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   110  
CRN: 10312
Examines the rich diversity of human life in the following world regions: North America; Middle and South America; Europe; Russia and the post- Soviet states; and Oceania. We will examine the geography of these regions focusing on the following thematic concepts: Environment; Globalization and development; power and politics; urbanization; and population patterns. This course also serves as an introduction to geography.
Equivalent(s): GEOG 401H
Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery)
Instructors: Solomon Maingi
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm HS 205
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Geography

GEOG 405 (01) - There Is No Planet B

There Is No Planet B

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   65  
CRN: 12799
Introduces human-environment relations as a central focus of geography, spanning social and environmental sciences. Considers mapping, natural resource use, commons and markets, hazards, political ecology, and land use change. Case studies link core concepts with examples from local to international scales.
Attributes: Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Jennifer Brewer
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MW 2:10pm - 3:30pm PARS N104
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Geography

GEOG 560 (01) - Natural Hazards and Human Disasters

Natural Hazards

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 14042
A survey of natural hazards, including earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunami, floods drought, hurricanes and severe weather, and the human disasters they cause. The geography of community vulnerability to natural hazards and the factors that influence risk and recovery are also examined.
Attributes: Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Solomon Maingi
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am HS G34
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Geography

GEOG 580 (01) - Human Geography: People and Places

Human Geography

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   32  
CRN: 16152
Why do people live, work, and play differently in different places? How are our realities shaped by local to global influences, both social and environmental? What does this mean in terms of "place" and lived landscapes? This course provides an overview of human geography as a social science, including the "why of where" and human-environment relationships. Topics may include urban, rural, and suburban development, globalization and governance, borders and migration, conservation and development, and different understandings of knowledge, economy, technology, race, gender, and class.
Equivalent(s): GEOG 581O
Attributes: Social Science (Discovery)
Instructors: Cristina Faiver
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 TR 9:40am - 11:00am MURK 202
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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Geography

GEOG 670 (01) - Climate and Society

Climate and Society

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   26  
CRN: 16153
An introduction to climate science and the interaction between humans and climate. Examines the processes that control climate, the mechanisms that drive climate change, and the impact of climate change on society.
Equivalent(s): GEOG 570
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Mary Stampone
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm HEW 301
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Writing assignments focus on developing technical writing skills and communicating objective scientific information to different audiences. Lectures are hands on covering climate observations, change mechanisms, and solutions to the impacts on society.

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Geography

GEOG 695 (01) - Internship

Internship

Credits: 1.0 to 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 10939
Internships provide an opportunity for on-the-job skill development and practical experience in a closely supervised work setting. The student must provide a written proposal to a supervising faculty member before an internship program is approved. At the end of the semester, the student must make a presentation, provide work samples, or submit a detailed report, log, or portfolio describing the internship experience.
Section Comments: This course is NOT open to FRESHMEN and SOPHOMORES.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Only listed majors in section: GEOGRAPHY
Instructors: Jennifer Brewer
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Geography

GEOG 795 (01) - Special Project

Special Project

Credits: 2.0 or 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16702
Readings, library, archival, and fieldwork. Primarily for geography seniors.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: STAFF
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Liberal Arts :: German

GERM 401 (01) - Elementary German I

Elementary German I

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 10056
For students without previous training in German. Aural comprehension, speaking, writing, reading in a cultural context. No credit for those with two or more years of German in secondary school.
Instructors: Bettina Kersten
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm MURK 102
Durham   Liberal Arts :: German

GERM 401 (02) - Elementary German I

Elementary German I

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 11214
For students without previous training in German. Aural comprehension, speaking, writing, reading in a cultural context. No credit for those with two or more years of German in secondary school.
Instructors: Bettina Kersten
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am MURK 102