POTENTIAL ELECTIVE NAU COURSES OUTSIDE OF Geography, Planning & Recreation (GPR)
This is a partial list of classes that are offered in other departments at NAU that could be suitable for MS Applied Geospatial Sciences students, depending on the student's interests and with their advisor's approval.
* = no prerequisites. The semester shown is subject to change.
- ANT 521 Research Ethics, Community Research, And Vulnerable Populations - Spring (3) *
- ANT 524 Cultural Resource Management - Spring (3) *
- ANT 548 Anthropology of Development - Spring (3) *
- ANT 568 Quantitative Research Methods - (3) (requires a previous stats class)
- BIO 571 Field Biology/Water Sustainability - Summer (3) (requires instructor's consent)
- COM 698 Environmental Rhetoric - Summer (3) * (may be repeated three times with different topics)
- ENV 530 Arid Lands Geomorphology - Spring (3) *
- ENV 555 / POS 555 Environmental Science/Policy Interface - Fall (3) *
- EPS 525 Introduction to Statistics - Spring,Summer & Fall (3) *
- FOR 515 Forestry In Developing Countries - Spring (3) (requires a previous FOR or BIO class)
- FOR 517 Dendrochronoly - Fall (3) (requires plant ecology, biogeography or instructor's consent)
- FOR 525 GIS and Spatial Techniques in Forestry - Fall (3) *
- FOR 563 Watershed Hydrology - Spring (3) *
- FOR 573 Human Dimension and Natural Resources Management - Fall (3) *
- FOR 633 Ecological Economics - Spring (3) *
- GLG 698 Geology Seminar - Fall & Spring (3) (perquisites may vary; may be repeated with different topics)
- SOC 653 Applied Research Methods - Fall (3) *
- STA 570 Statistical Methods I - Fall & Spring (3) *
- SUS 601 Visions of Sustainable Communities (3) (requires instructor's consent)
- SUS 602 Elements and Contexts of Sustainable Communities - Spring (3) (requires instructor's consent)
- SUS 603 Social Transformation (3) 8
400 LEVEL COURSES
Only two 400 level courses may be applied to a graduate degree at NAU.
- POS 455 Political Economy - Spring & Fall (3) *
Graduate certificates can be taken concurrently with your MS degree, with course being applied to both. In addition, individual courses in each certificates may be suitable electives for your MS Applied Geospatial Sciences degree, and many of these courses have no prerequisites.