Required Course Materials Summer and Fall 2018

Summer Terms 2018
GY 251 001 30105GY 253 001 30106
GY 307 001 30630
GY 431 001 30111
Fall Term 2018
GY 250 003 11395GY 252 007 11406
GY 251 002 11403GY 253 004 11407
GY 466 001 11539
GY 501 001 11503
GIS 510 001 11505

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 12th ed. (Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 2016). ISBN 978-0134195421

Dr. Miriam Helen Hill, Resource Manual Physical Geography I Lecture and Laboratory GY250 and GY252 (Jacksonville, AL: Jacksonville State University, 2018 WWW).

Both books are required for both lecture and laboratory

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


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

GY 251 Physical Geography II: Lecture AND GY253 Physical Geography II: Laboratory

Darrel Hess and Dennis Tasa, McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation 12th ed. (Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 2016). ISBN 978-0134195421

Dr. Miriam Helen Hill, Resource Manual Physical Geography II Lecture and Laboratory GY251 and GY253 (Jacksonville, AL: Jacksonville State University, Spring 2018).

United States Geological Survey, Cumberland, MD topographic map 63082 or TMD0054 7.5 minute topographic quadrangle, 1993. USGS Store

from campus bookstore: Rock Specimen Set and Soil Samples

Other materials: headset (earphones and microphone for your computer system), a ruler, basic function calculator, and other such basic classroom and office instruments will be required. Microsoft Office.

Note: All materials are required for both lecture and laboratory


Topics in Physical Geography: Aerial Photo Interpretation GY431

David P Paine and James D. Kiser, Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation, 3rd edition, John Wiley: 2012, 978-0470879382

Harold R. Wanless, Aerial Stereograms: An introduction to geology, geography, forestry, and surveying using stereo photographs, Hubbard Scientific, 1998, UPC 795721100572

Pocket Stereoscope, Preferred (4x), metal rather than plastic student type, such as from Forestry Suppliers, UNSPSC Code 60101733

Other materials: MS Office 2007 or newer, computer headset, ruler, calculator, basic office materials, recommended Engineer's Scale, see: http://www.jsu.edu/depart/geography/mhill/basicmap/equipment/engineersf.html


Topics in Cultural Geography: Seminar in Human Geography, GY466

James M. Rubenstein, Contemporary Human Geography, Prentice Hall, 2009 (2010), not the newer editions, 978-0-32-159003-9

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

Other materials: Microsoft Office 2007 or newer, headset (earphones with microphone)


Concepts in Cultural Geography, GY501

James M. Rubenstein, Contemporary Human Geography, Prentice Hall, 2009 (2010), not the newer editions, 978-0-32-159003-9

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

Other materials: Microsoft Office 2007 or newer, headset (earphones with microphone)


Geographic Information Systems GY307


Michael Law and Amy Collins, Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc., MOST RECENT EDITION, Fifth Edition (2018 or later), 978-1589485105, Must be purchased new and unused to have functional software code.

Computer capable of running the software*, Software required ArcGIS 10.5 (new, unused code in textbook is required), MS Office 2007 or newer, USB 1 G jump drive if transferring files between locations, computer headset


Introduction to Spatial Analysis GIS510


Michael Law and Amy Collins, Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc., MOST RECENT EDITION, Fifth Edition (2018 or later), 978-1589485105, Must be purchased new and unused to have functional software code.

Computer capable of running the software*, Software required ArcGIS 10.5 (new, unused code in textbook is required), MS Office 2007 or newer, USB 1 G jump drive if transferring files between locations, computer headset


*For computer specifications see: http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/latest/get-started/setup/arcgis-desktop-system-requirements.htm#ESRI_SECTION1_4D839759F08146819E273A6DDD01DCBB