Name: Dr. Cary D. Wintz, Interim Chair
Phone: 713.313.7324
Email: wintz_cd@tsu.edu

Geography courses offered

GEOG 132 World Regional Geography (3)
Survey of the regions and nations of the planet and the geographical foundations of their physical and cultural characteristics. Three hours of lecture per week. Listed as GEO 1303 in the Texas Common Course Numbering System.

GEOG 230 Urban Geography (3)
Study of the form, function, land use, structure, and core-periphery relations of urban areas. Three hours of lecture per week.

GEOG 231 Geography of North America (3)
Geographical analysis of the nations of North American. Relationships among natural resources, social structure, and economic structure and development discussed. Three hours of lecture per week.

GEOG 232 Population Geography (3)
Designed to demonstrate how spatial variations in the distribution, composition, migration, and growth of populations are related to spatial variations in the nature of places. Three hours of lecture per week.

GEOG 330 Introduction to Cartography (3)
Introduction to the fundamentals of cartography, including basic computer mapping techniques. Three hours of lecture per week.

GEOG 331 Geography of Texas (3)
Designed to acquaint students with the principal geographic factors influencing the development of the state of Texas. Three hours of lecture per week.

GEOG 332 Economic Geography (3)
Consideration of oceans, rivers, and highways as carriers of trade and of factors of location, minerals, and population as determinants in the commercial development of our civilization. Three hours of lecture per week.

GEOG 337 Geography of Asia (3)
Survey of the geography of Asia with emphasis on the Middle East, Far East, and Indochina. Three hours of lecture per week.

GEOG 338 Geographic Information Systems (4)
Survey of computerized spatial data handling systems for visual display or analytic modeling purposes. Three hours of lecture and one hour of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: CS 116 or the equivalent.

GEOG 430 The People and Culture of Africa (3)
Integrated overview of the African cultural history, social organizations, economic and political geography. Three hours of lecture per week.

GEOG 431 Geography of Health and Disease (3)
Study of the spatial distribution of diseases and their relationship to the environment and the geographical aspects of health-related activities. Three hours of lecture per week.

GEOG 432 Geography and Transportation (3)
Consideration of the nature of spatial interactions, the various kinds of transport media, and the relationship between transportation and economic and social patterns. Three hours of lecture per week.