Required Course Materials Spring 2015


Physical Geography I GY250 003 21739 Physical Geography I Laboratory GY252 006 21740
Concepts in Cultural Geography GY501 001 22411
Spatial Data Collection and Management GY459/GY459G 001/002 23080/23081 Directed Research 580 001 23082

GY 250 Physical Geography I: Lecture AND GY252 Physical Geography I: Laboratory

NOTE: YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE ON-LINE PAIR OF COURSES, you should not take one on-line and one on campus

Darrel Hess and Dennis Tasa, McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation 11th ed. (Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 2012). ISBN 978-0321820433

Dr. Miriam Helen Hill, Resource Manual Physical Geography I Lecture and Laboratory GY250 and GY252 (Jacksonville, AL: Jacksonville State University, 2015 WWW).

Other materials: computer headset (earphones and microphone), a ruler, basic function calculator, and other such basic classroom and office instruments will be required. MS PowerPoint is required, MS Office 2007 or 2010 is recommended.

Directed Research GIS580

Wong, David W. S. and Lee, Jay, Statistical Analysis of Geographic Information with ArcView GIS and ArcGIS, Wiley, 2005, 978-0-471-46899-8

Software required ArcGIS 10.2 (available from professor), MS Office 2007 or 2010, computer capable of running ESRI software*, USB 2 G jump drive, headset and webcam

Concepts in Cultural Geography GY 501

Moseley, William G., David A. Lanegran, and Kavita Pandit. The Introductory Reader in Human Geography: Contemporary Debates and Classic Writings. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2007. 978-1-4051-4922-8

Rubenstein, James M., Contemporary Human Geography , 1st, NY: Prentice Hall, 2010 (not new edition), 978-0-32-1590003-9

Required resources: MS Office 2007 or 2010 is required. If you have not discovered the reference capabilities of this software, you need to do so. File exchanges will be in .pptx and .docx formats using Turabian format as defined by Microsoft. References must be clickable. The BEST price is from Microsoft at: headset (earphones and microphone), webcam

Spatial Data Collection and Management GY459/459G

John R. Jensen and Ryan R. Jensen, Introductory Geographic Information Systems, Prentice Hall, 2012, 978-0136147763

Miriam Schmidts, Esri ArcGIS Desktop Associate Certification Study Guide, ESRI Press, 2013, 978-1-58948-351-4

Required Resources: Software required ArcGIS 10.2 (available from professor), MS Office 2007 or 2010, USB 2 G jump drive, headset (microphone and earphones), webcam, Software required ArcGIS 10.2, computer capable of running the software*

*For computer specifications see: