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College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOG 474 - Urban Geography Field Seminar

A research methods course in which students will conduct an individual inquiry in one of the following sub-fields of urban geography: spatial structure of urban areas; spatial interaction; problems of economic localization; and factors in intra-urban residential mobility. Students will be expected to participate in group projects which may produce either a written report or a map. The seminar focuses on topics of special interest to local communities and is part of Macalester’s Civic Engagement initiatives. Prerequisite(s): Completion of GEOG 241  prior to registering for this seminar is strongly encouraged and permission of instructor. Generally offered every other year. (4 Credits)