Department of Geography

BACHELOR (license) in

GEOGRAPHY (BSC)

Goal

During this bachelor, you gain knowledge on geological, geomorphologic, climatic, hydrological and biological. You will touch also to cultural, historical, economic, political and social development of the territory. The Bachelor will help you understand the world, life and the environment. You will work with the analysis, management and development of human and natural environment in a sustainable development perspective.

Abilities

A passion for the physical and human environment. Loving quantify, sort, compare, analyze and systematize. Owning a concrete and methodical mind. Having the ability to visualize and conceptualize the phenomenon. Having a good sense of observation. Enjoy working both outside and inside. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Being curious.

Opportunity

Employment opportunities are varied and geographers can work for different organizations. You will work for example in the field of urban planning, spatial planning, implementation of impact studies, international cooperation, policy analysis, tourism management project. The environment is one of the growth areas where geography graduates are sought.

Some graduates go directly into the labor market and others continue their graduate studies.

Professional

Geographer

Regional development officer  

Rural territory aménagiste

Policy analyst

Environmental project manager

Advisor for International Affairs

College Professor of Geography

GIS Specialist

Consultancy in environmental management

Consultancy in social development

Consultancy in economic research centers

Consultancy in Institutions

Consultancy in education or land provincial and federal

Ministries

Municipalities

Local and regional organizations

Transport companies

CONTINUATION OF STUDIES FOR GRADUATE

This bachelor provides access to graduate studies in geography, including historical and cultural change, problems of urban and rural development in northern geomorphological processes and climatology, biogeography in environmental change. It gives access to the Master of biogeosciences environmental, agroforestry, land-use planning and regional development, etc.

CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION

All requirements must be met when undertaking the program.

The applicant must meet the following requirements: Be 18 years or older. Hold a high school diploma (Bac II) or its equivalent. Having left school early.

Applicants presenting a combination of education and relevant experience deemed equivalent to that required of the holder applicant may be eligible as a result of the analysis of the file.

The program is limited enrollment, the number of places is very limited.

Selection criteria

The application is analyzed on the basis of the quality of academic record.

Laptop

In undertaking its program, the student must acquire, from the first session, a portable computer equipped with a number of software, allowing the applicant to undertake the course of his research. Proficiency in basic computer functions and common software is essential. Introductory courses to specialized software are offered outside the program.

Knowledge of French

The student admitted to the EA must comply with the provisions relating to the application of the Policy on the use of French at the University GOC

Non-francophone candidate

The candidate whose language of instruction in primary and secondary education is not the French must demonstrate a minimum level of knowledge of the French language. His skills in written French will be assessed on arrival and, where applicable, a patch French courses could be added to its journey.

 

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

GRADE

BACHELOR (license) in GEOGRAPHY (B.Sc.).

*This page presents the official version of the program. The University G.O.C. reserves the right to change the content without notice.

DID – Didactic 44

DID2052Didactique Geography I

 

EHE – Studies 194 off-premises

EHE1GGRÉtudes – International profile – Bachelor of Geography

 

FOR – Forestry 75

Forest FOR1201Géographie

FRN – French 77

FRN2118Introduction to linguistic geography

 

GGR – Geography 87

GGR1002Géographie human: human settlements

Human GGR1005Géographie: population, environment, development

GGR1010Terrain laboratory and geography

GGR1060Géographie wine and viticulture

GGR1900Méthodes and technical Geography

Urban GGR2100Géographie

GGR2101Géographie policy

Regional GGR2102Géographie Quebec

Special GGR2104Sujet in Human Geography and History I

GGR2109Géographie transport

Historical GGR2200Géographie

Rural GGR2201Géographie

GGR2300Biogéographie

Special GGR2302Sujet physical and environmental geography I

 

GGR2502Géographie Latin America

GGR2503Géographie Russia and peripheral republics

GGR2504Géographie of Southeast Asia

GGR2506Géographie Europe

GGR2507Géographie Canada

Special GGR2509Sujet in international geography I

Special GGR2510Sujet geography in international II

GGR2514Géographie US

GGR2515Géographie South Pacific

 

Quantitative GGR2603Géographie

Social and cultural GGR3100Géographie

Environmental history GGR3101Géographie

GGR3170Voyage of geography studies

GGR3304Paléogéographie Quaternary

GGR4500Problèmes environmental biogeography

Applied Geography GGR6003Séminaire

GGR6500Problèmes environmental biogeography

GGR7001Géographie and urban development

Cultural GGR7004Géographie

Special GGR7005Sujets I (Geography)

Special GGR7006Sujets II (Geography)

GGR7009Méthodologie Geography

Basic GGR7014Concepts historical geography

GGR7015Modes exploration of historical geography

GGR7019Géographie the agrifood system

GGR7020Géographie urban history: the city as a process

GGR7023Géographie history: man, environment and time

SLS – Soils 171

SLS2302 Géographie soil

TRACKING PROGRAM(90 CREDITS)

GEOGRAPHY (39 CREDITS)

GGR-1002 Human Geography: Human Settlements (3 credits)
Description

foundations courses aimed at introducing students to the methods and concepts used in geography to describe and explain the forms of human settlements. Through this course the student is aware of the diversity of forms of human settlement on the surface of the earth.

GGR-1003 Dynamics of the Earth’s surface (3 credits)
Description

Structure and age of the earth. internal dynamics: plate tectonics, structure and morphology of continents and ocean floors. Isostasie. Principles of stratigraphy. Datings. Materials of the terrestrial crust. Weathering of rocks under different climatic regimes and biomes. Erosion, transport and sedimentation. Soil formation. Water regime. Linear erosion: the basic level and the longitudinal profile of rivers. The dynamics of slopes. The theory of cycles of erosion modernized by satellite geodesy and new dating techniques. Landslides. The Pleistocene glaciations and landscaped heritage. Sedimentary environments and memory of terrestrial systems. Major geological structures of Quebec. Humanity and geomorphological processes, disasters.

GGR-1004 Introduction to Geographic Sciences (3 credits)
Description

This course leads the student to discover the interests and the field of geography and to adopt a scientific approach to solving problems related to the phenomena, objects and models specific to geography. The student learns the use of resources and research tools in an exploratory phase in the field, and he explores it also the resources of the library and the information highway. After the course, students will be able to use the resources, techniques and tools for writing a work according to standards the Department of Geography.

GMT-1005 Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (3 credits)
Description

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS). knowledge and skills needed to understand the spatial reference, implementation and analysis of relational databases, the rules of thematic cartography and types of geometric structures (raster and vector). Notions on data acquisition (eg. GPS), preparation and publishing of geospatial data. Experimentation of metric and topological spatial analysis operations. This course has important practical work with ArcGIS software and MS Access. The student must have a good knowledge of computing.

GGR-1000 Introduction to the world map (3 credits)
Description

reasoned analysis of the configuration and the relative position of the major regions of the world. Analysis of their distinct geographic content of both dominant and common traits of the other. particular attention to the historical foundations of the formation of states, political news and roots.

GGR-1005 Human Geography: population, environment, development (3 credits)
Description

Introduction to the study of the relationship between human societies, their economic activities and their geographical areas. Development, manifestations and problems. The impact on the environment. Environmental problems and their impact on the economy. Links between different spatial scales (local, regional, national, international).

GGR-1006 Climatic changes (3 credits)
Description

Introduction to the climate system and its operation. Review and characteristics of the main greenhouse gas. Introduction to climate modeling, scenarios and model predictions. Analysis of climate change impacts on the physical and human environment. adaptation measures envisaged to mitigate climate change. International agreements and Canadian situation.

GGR-1008 natural environments (3 credits)
Description

This course introduces students to the basic data for understanding the distribution and key characteristics of terrestrial biomes (hot, temperate and cold regions) and aquatic (marine and lake) on the planet. The interactions atmosphere-ocean-continents are also important topics in this course as well as disturbance of natural environments illustrated by specific cases (eg the introduction of species, forest fires, volcanic activity, cases of environmental toxicity).

GGR-1010 Field and laboratory geography (3 credits)
Description

Bring the student to apply the knowledge gained during the first year of BA in Geography as part of a regional study, both as regards the fundamental knowledge that methods and techniques of geographical analysis. The case of the city and the immediate area of Quebec serve as a laboratory for the study of the interaction between the various components of the local landscape, natural and human components.

GGR-2603 quantitative Geography (3 credits)
Description

Revision of descriptive statistics concepts. And inferential statistical hypothesis test. parametric tests and non-parametric. analysis of variance, correlation, contingency tables, simple regression, multiple regression, logistic regression, factor analysis, cluster analysis, elements of spatial analysis and specific geographical problems: spatial autocorrelation and effect size (MAUP). spatial aspects of regression analysis. Other types of multivariate analysis.

GGR-4600 computer mapping (3 credits)
Description

Presenting an overview of the concepts, methods and techniques of computer-aided mapping. Allow the student to acquire the skills necessary to perform, using a computer, representations commonly used in thematic mapping, in accordance with the concepts and methods of mapping.

RULE 1-6 AMONG APPROPRIATIONS

GGR-3700 graduation research project (6 credits)
Description

Presenting an overview of the concepts, methods and techniques of computer-aided mapping. Allow the student to acquire the skills necessary to perform, using a computer, representations commonly used in thematic mapping, in accordance with the concepts and methods of mapping.

GGR-3701 Internship at the end of my school program (6 credits)
Description

Prepare students for professional practice in the fields related to the management, protection or enhancement of the natural and human environments.

REQUIREMENTS 51 CREDITS
The student fulfills his general geography program by choosing courses among the three rules below.

RULE 1-6 CREDITS
Successfully ANL-2020 Intermediate English II course or intermediate level I in another modern language. The student who demonstrates that he acquired these levels (TOEIC: 675 or 4 result in a modern language) during the test administered by the School of Languages must select courses in a modern language of their choice. Note that courses Intermediate English I and Elementary 2 in another modern language can also be contributory to the program.

RULE 1-6 AMONG APPROPRIATIONS

DDU-2000 Sustainable Planning (3 credits)

Description

The course aims to introduce students to the problems and ways of organizing land, particularly in the Quebec context and in a sustainable development perspective. It seeks to bring the student to understand why and how a company plans and controls the occupation, use and transformation of its territory. After exploring the story, the actors, the main objectives and challenges of regional planning, the course continues the study of its main components: the legislative framework, zoning and use the control instruments of soil , transport, environmental protection and exploitation of natural resources, the concept of planning and the tools and the data it contains, the relationship between spatial planning and sustainable development.

DRT-1904 Introduction to property law (3 credits)

Description

The right to property, the terms and dismemberment of ownership (co-ownership, superficies, easements, usufruct, use, emphyteusis), priorities and mortgages, sale and lease, advertising rights, possession and acquisitive prescription. Learning the elements of legal reasoning.

DRT-1906 Legal Basics (3 credits)

Description

The sources of law, parliamentarism and federalism, the process of adoption of laws, central and decentralized public administration, the regulatory process, the organization of courts, the methodology of legal research, the Civil Code of Québec, natural persons and legal persons, family, successions, bonds

FOR-1111 Urban forestry (3 credits)

Description

Social and ecological functions of the tree and urban and suburban woodlots. Notions of Arboriculture: choice of species, transplanting, fertilizing and pruning. Inventory, monetary valuation of trees, assessing the health of trees and pest management. Tree management concepts and development of urban and peri-urban woodlands. Teamwork: developing a management plan of urban woodland.

FOR-1120 recreational and landscaping (3 credits)
Description

This course should enable the student to become familiar with certain principles at the base of a forest recreation and tourism and park management: policy of national and provincial parks, recreational potential of the analysis, development of a recreational tourism product and mitigation of the impacts of recreation. This course will also cover some approaches to the visual forest landscape: inventory of the sensitivity of the landscape and mitigate aesthetic impacts of logging.

FOR-1201 forest Geography (3 credits)

Description

Origin and evolution of the world’s forests: paleobotany, continental drift, prehistoric and recent history. Climatic factors, edaphic and floristic responsible for the development of forests. The role of man in forest conversion. Timber and non-timber forest products and other global forest uses. Classification of the great forests of the world. Distribution of forest types in all continents and productive activities of all countries. Biological and economic peculiarities of tree species in each region. Summary of global deforestation and the future of forests.

FOR-2020 Environmental Assessment (3 credits)

Description

Understanding the concept of environmental information. Use of environmental information in the context of an impact study. Theory and methods of impact assessment. Design and implementation of components of an impact study. Understanding the institutional framework within which fits this kind of study. Analysis of studies conducted in the framework of specific projects.

GGR-2100 Urban geography (3 credits)

Description

Introduction to key concepts, theories and approaches underpinning the urban geography. Understanding of cities and urban systems: What is a city? Origin and growth of cities. Global context of urbanization. Urban systems. Shape and internal urban structure. Governance of cities. Urban transport. The city as a living environment. Urbanization in developing countries. The future of the city.

GGR-2101 Political Geography (3 credits)

Description

Ancient heritage of political geography: its origin, its reason for being, its limits. Contemporary approaches: orientations, levels of analysis, study fields. Instead of the state in the geopolitical analysis. Geopolitical elements: the representations; borders; the different scales of analysis. Case studies.

GGR-2102 Regional Geography of Quebec (3 credits)

Description

This course is the problem of the region, regionalization and interregional relations in Quebec. It has the following objectives: to know and evaluate the foundations of regional divisions in force in Québec; recognize the differentiation of regional spaces on natural, historical, economic, social, political and cultural; analyze their relationships with each other, their joints to larger groups (national, continental, global) and the role of the state in the development and management of their territories.

GGR-2104 Special Topic in Human Geography and History I (3 credits)

Description

The objective of this course is to allow, under the guidance of a teacher, the analysis of a particular subject in human history and geography.

GGR-2109 Transport geography (3 credits)

Description

Transport geography studying the offer of transport systems, the movement of goods and people and the relationship between transport and other geographical phenomena. Topics include: system and network, international transport, urban transport and regional, environmental and socioeconomic impacts, political and transportation planning.

GGR-2200 Historical Geography (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to introduce students to the practices of historical geography and that, from an interdisciplinary perspective. It also allows him to acquire a scientific culture in the particular field of historical geography, but also joined a broader culture, that of geography and history, as well as all disciplines who are interested in past sociology, demography, etc.

GGR-2201 rural Geography (3 credits)

Description

This rural geography course provides an overview of the realities of the rural North and South, focusing on the major challenges ahead: management of natural resources (water, land and forests) and agricultural (y including seeds) to healthy and sustainably feed a growing world population facing multifaceted crises (including violent conflicts) that limit access to food and land. In the wake of declining arable land, suburban and urban spaces are solicited as production sites leveraging the potential of agriculture and urban forestry. The selected theoretical approaches include agricultural diversification, multifunctionality of rural areas, protection of rural heritage both tangible and intangible, agri-environmental protection, food security and food sovereignty and regionalism, “eat local” and the globalization of food supply.

GGR-2300 biogeography (3 credits)
Description

This course’s main objective is to introduce students to the key factors and processes that cause the dynamics and current and past distribution of living organisms: abiotic and biotic environmental factors; organizations from range; natural ecological disturbances (fires, defoliating insect outbreaks, blowdown, dieback); the millenary history of ecosystems; living world biodiversity; island biogeography; the origin and evolution of the biosphere; describing ecological areas of Quebec; Human impacts on the natural environment; an overview of some contemporary biogeographic problems (deforestation, biological invasions, desertification, climate change impacts)

GGR-2301 geomorphology (3 credits)
Description

Acquisition of basic concepts for use in the understanding of natural landscapes and the explanation of forms, deposits and landforms of the Earth’s crust. Introduction to Dynamic geomorphology, that is to say to the agents and processes responsible for the building of forms in the epidermis of the Earth.

GGR-2503 Geography of Russia and peripheral republics (3 credits)

Description

Geographical analysis of the constant and recent changes in the countries of the former USSR. Wealth and territorial deficiencies. Settlement and population; interethnic conflicts. Originality of the action of man on the landscape. Review and foresight.

GGR-2504 Geography of Southeast Asia (3 credits)

Description

Characters and problems of Southeast Asia. Historical and geographical foundations of the organization of human and land before the arrival of Europeans. Distinction between the mainland and the islands. Steps, characteristics and consequences of colonization. Typology and agricultural problems. National geographies. Ethnic issues. Contemporary issues and challenges.

GGR-2506 Geography of Europe(3 credits)

Description

The diversity of Europe in its landscapes and its people. The spatial structures: people, urban networks, socio-economic regions. The European integration of the Common Market to the European Union. The internal spatial dynamics: sectoral and regional policies. The development and the environment in an integrated Europe. The European Union in the world.

GGR-2507 Canadian Geography (3 credits)

Description

With an approach both regional and thematic, the course provides geographical knowledge about contemporary Canada while promoting an understanding of the historical context and its evolution.

GGR-2509 Special Topic in International Geography I (3 credits)

Description

Course content will be determined by the availability of faculty resources: visiting professors, lecturers, experimental course.

GGR-2510 Special Topic in International Geography II (3 credits)

Description

Course content will be determined by the availability of faculty resources: visiting professors, lecturers, experimental course.

GGR-2512 Water Geopolitics (3 credits)

Description

This course addresses the issue of water management in the world, with particular emphasis on situations of developing countries. Theoretical reflection elements are illustrated by case studies and by the mention of current issues. Are thus addressed climate, political, economic, social and environmental aspects of water management.

GGR-2513 Genesis of globalization(3 credits)

Description

This lecture questions the planetary integration process since its inception. It focuses on the political and economic history of the modern world and the institutions of governance of the world system. Recent forms of expression that takes the spatiotemporal compression phenomenon and their direct and indirect consequences (industrial deterritorialization, social movements against-hegemonic cultural particularities, muticulturalismes, transnationalismes and migration) are central to this course.

GGR-2514 Geography of the United States (3 credits)

Description

Through a regional and thematic approach, the course provides a fundamental understanding of the United States and better appreciate this country’s place in the world. Preferred topics are: natural elements, construction and territorial ties with étasunienne identity, population, migration, urbanization, economy, political system and international politics.

GGR-2515 Geography South Pacific (3 credits)

Description

This course is devoted mainly to the study of the island continent of Australia and the Islands and South Pacific island states: geology and geomorphology, biogeography natural environments, prehistoric and historic settlements, colonial experiences, social, economic, cultural and political. Particular attention is given to relations between the island states and large (China, Japan, USA, France, Great Britain) and medium (Australia, New Zealand) powers with vested interests in the region. The “romantic myth of the Pacific” is discussed in this course with the study of the links between the islands and the western and Asian cities.

GGR-2550 Landscape ecology (3 credits)

Description

Landscape ecology is to study the interactions between spatial patterns and ecological processes, often across large regions. This course presents the principles, methods and applications of landscape ecology. It addresses, among other concepts of scale, heterogeneity and spatial pattern, with emphasis on the importance of disturbances and human activity. Learning is based on didactic presentations, readings and discussions of literature and on practical work.

GGR-2601 Special Topic in geographic information science I (3 credits)

Description

Course content will be determined by the availability of faculty resources: visiting professors, lecturers, experimental course.

GGR-3100 social and cultural Geography (3 credits)

Description

This course fundamental to the first level of specialization is designed to familiarize students with the social and cultural dimensions of the organization and development of human landscapes. Approaching the company as a differentiated set of groups defined by a multitude of variables, such as gender, ethnicity, origin or social status, the course focuses on the one hand, the geographical expression of reports social (autochthonous, immigration, trade, interbreeding, segregation, divisions, conflict and cooperation) and on the other, on the spatial organization of social groups at various scales. After a general introduction to the cultural and social geography approach, the course also aims to study the concept of culture as a tool for structuring communities as determining the conditions of belonging to groups that differences between groups. Outings or excursions to predict.

GGR-3101 Environmental Historical Geography (3 credits)

Description

Human geography and physics is anthropocentric because it focuses on how humans perceive their environment. This course aims to highlight the historical geography as perception, understanding and human impact on the environment since the Age of Enlightenment to the post-industrial period.

GGR-3102 Territory and resources: Indigenous Issues and Prospects (3 credits)

Description

In the postcolonial context, environmental and multicultural time, Aboriginal issues and perspectives are fundamental to the proper allocation of resources and the harmonious coexistence of all cultural communities that share in Quebec. The objective is to provide an overview of the history, knowledge, and issues related to First Nations, Inuit and Métis to raise awareness and to better equip those who will be making decisions related territories.

GGR Play I-3150 (1 credit)

Description

This course can only be chosen to complete the number of credits in geography programs. It consists of a reading list established by a teacher and approved by the program director. The work is directed and evaluated by the same teacher.

GGR 3151-II Reading (2 credits)

Description

This course can only be chosen to complete the number of credits in geography programs. It consists of a reading list established by a teacher and approved by the program director. The work is directed and evaluated by the same teacher.

GGR-3160 Personal Project (3 credits)

Description

This project allows the student to achieve personal work under the guidance of a teacher or group of teachers in a not covered by the regular current domain. The subject may be connected to a field experience as part of a research project, a personal journey, work experience or other relevant topic to geography and approved by the manager. The assessment is based on a report (required) which may be accompanied by an oral presentation.

GGR-3170 Travel Geography Studies (3 credits)

Description

Implement, on a territory located abroad, the theoretical knowledge acquired by students during their undergraduate training. The destination of the study trip varies from year to year.

GGR 3300-glacial environments (3 credits)

Description

The objective of this course is to provide the student with an introduction to processes, forms and sediments found in the current and past glacial environments. It comprises three parts: glaciology; glacial geomorphology and sedimentology; glacial geology. It includes case studies of current and past glacial environments of Quebec and Canada.

GGR 3301 marine and coastal geomorphology (3 credits)

Description

The sea-based forces waves in deep water, the transformation of the waves as they approach the coast, sea level fluctuations, chemical and biological action of the sea on the coast. Beaches: the equilibrium profile of the beaches, avant-side bars morphodynamics classification of beaches, sediment transport in the coastal zone. Coastal dunes. The types of forms of coastal accumulation and evolution. The cliffs and coastal platforms. Estuaries and deltas. Lagoons and tidal marshes. The glaciels coastline and periglacial processes. The evolution of coastlines and coastal development.

GGR-3302 Geomorphology cold and alpine regions (3 credits)

Description

Study of processes, shapes and clean sediment cold periglacial area said. Geographical distribution of forms and phenomena; climatic significance; practical implications.

GGR-3304 Paleogeography Quaternary (3 credits)

Description

Terrestrial stratigraphic sequences and oceanic marine isotope stage. Dating methods and paleoenvironmental reconstruction of. Eustatic fluctuations. Glacial and interglacial episodes of northeastern North America. Geomorphology and facies of glacial deposits, outwash, glacial lake, marine, wind energy and organic Quebec. Holocene climate change and recent transformations of the Quebec landscape. Eight years of photo-interpretation of shapes and Quaternary deposits.

GGR-3305 Dendrochronology (3 credits)

Description

Introduction to the analysis of the annual rings of tree growth. Anatomy notions of wood. Study the establishment of the ring. Introduction to strategies, preparation and sampling techniques. Applications in the field of natural sciences (ecology, climatology, geomorphology, hydrology) and humanities (history, archeology). Practical work done in coniferous and deciduous forests.

GGR-3400 Landscape: Analysis, protection and enhancement (3 credits)

Description

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the theories and practices of landscape analysis, making particular reference to Quebec landscapes and their historical evolution. We will review different approaches to the concept of landscape, highlighting its synthetic character and integrator of different components of the natural and human environment (concept of heritage). We examine the cultural and historical dimension of landscapes, their perception and values attributed to them. Professional practices implemented for the protection and enhancement will be reviewed, in particular the methods and materials inventory and analysis, institutional frameworks, and the management practices and landscape management .

GGR 3500-fluvial environments (3 credits)

Description

Hydrological networks (organization, density, mobility, flow, gradient); morphology and dynamics of beds; erosion, sediment transport and balance sheet; geomorphology and sedimentology of river deposits; dynamics of sedimentation and evolution of fluvial valleys. The last part of the course is devoted to the realization of case studies relating to the development of rivers or rivers.

GGR-3600 Internship (3 credits) 

Description

Application of basic concepts (theoretical and technical) of geography acquired during the first two years, a job done in a extrauniversitaire body.

GGR 3610-Development Project (3 credits)

Description

The course is a thorough knowledge of land use. Building on its existing knowledge in the field of land management, urban planning, local and regional policy and regional planning, the student is prepared to analyze in depth the issues managers. The exercise is to define, based on real cases, specific issues to these problems and formulate solutions that are appropriate to them. Learning relies on some sound lessons and continuous work in the workshop.

GGR-4055 Paleoecology of terrestrial ecosystems (3 credits)

Description

The main objective of this course is to bring the student to understand the long-term evolution of plant ecosystems of Quebec since deglaciation, through witnesses preserved in organic and inorganic sediments. The main topics relate to the post-glacial vegetation history of the different bioclimatic domains of Quebec, natural ecological disturbances, the impact of human activities on the recent dynamics of the plant cover, the development of peatlands, methods of paleoclimatic reconstructions and sediment types used for paleoenvironmental reconstructions. The course includes classroom sessions, laboratory work as well as field trips.

GGR-4100 Aerial photographs Analysis (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to introduce students to the use of aerial photographs in geography. It aims first acquiring an approach for the collection, classification and interpretation of geographic information inherent aerial photographs for research purposes, inventory or development. It consists of two parts: theoretical part: introduction to aerial photography, classification pictures, stereoscopic vision, aerial cover, criteria for identifying objects, methods of analysis of photos; practical part: identification exercises of various phenomena from rural landscapes, urban, coastal, fluvial, glacial. 

GGR-4200 The discovery of the world: from exploration to geographical science (3 credits)

Description

The course provides an overview of the history of geography from antiquity to the present. This story is considered as the angle of the gaze (ideological, political and economic) that the companies relate to the world, whether in terms of the constitution of scientific knowledge intended to explain.

GGR mid-4300 Aboriginal Internship (3 credits)

Description

This course is divided into two parts: firstly, the student becomes familiar with the history and geography of indigenous peoples with readings, lectures, class discussions and practical work. The second part aims to make the current content through an internship experience about a week. Currently, the course runs in Abitibi-Témiscamingue in the Algonquin community of Kitcisakik in collaboration with the agency “Emergency Architects Canada”. The student participates in the construction of houses by integrating voluntary basis to Aboriginal workers teams.

GGR-4500 Environmental issues in biogeography (3 credits)

Description

This course has the overall goal to review problems and topical environmental issues in biogeography that affect living organisms (mainly plants and animals) and ecosystems, as well as measures and strategies put forward for remedy these problems. The first issues addressed affect Quebec, but also those looking internationally. Among the topics discussed: the international conventions on biodiversity, the factors responsible for the loss of biodiversity, rare and endangered species facing extinction, fragmentation and loss of habitats, biological invasions, the impact of changes climate on forests and organizations, ecological reserves and protected areas in Quebec, and the proliferation of cyanobacteria lake acidification, the impacts of overpopulation of herbivores on ecosystems, tropical deforestation, desertification, the ecological impacts metals and pollutants.

GGR-4601 Spatial Analysis Methods (3 credits)

Description

Courses based on the acquisition of knowledge and understanding of concepts as well as learning some spatial analysis methods. The main topics are the nature of spatial information, spatial data problems, the search for spatial structures, spatial data mining, and stratified random spatial sampling, analysis of the distribution of phenomena in geographic space according to their location: dots, areas, continuous surfaces.

GGR-4700 and City Museum: the new territorial challenges (3 credits)

Description

The third edition of the Summer University of the civilization of CÉLAT Museum offers an unprecedented encounter between a museological view of the city and an urban vision of the museum. Through the analysis of several national and international case studies, specialists in culture, geography, urban studies, museology, public art and tourism accompany the students throughout the week to recognize the new museums, heritage and artistic practices in the area in response to the various issues raised.

GMT-1100 basic Urbanism (3 credits)

Description

History and development of urbanism. Urban functions. Terminology. The territory and its shaping (rural and urban forms). Planning scales. The regulatory framework. The planning documents. Planning instruments. The public areas. Selective bibliographic overview.

GMT-2006 Basic Remote Sensing (3 credits)

Description

Methodological and technological bases of remote sensing. Physical basis of remote sensing: interaction of electromagnetic radiation with matter, electromagnetic spectrum and numerical analysis of image data. Acquisition of remote sensing data, spectral signatures. Use and methods of analysis of satellite data. Laboratory exercises.

GMT-4051 spatial database design (3 credits) 

Description

Theoretical and practical knowledge to design spatial databases for geospatial applications, from needs analysis to the development and use of data. Development approaches, fundamental concepts, analysis of a concrete situation and design database models with extended UML for spatial and temporal reference. Use of specialized automatic programming for geomatics, the Oracle Spatial server and comprehensive SQL Spatial. Important design work and development extending over the entire session.

MRK-1900 Marketing sustainable tourism (3 credits)

Description

Fundamentals of marketing in a sustainable development perspective. Nature tourism services and role of marketing in the organization and territory. Principles demarketing. Marketing of tourism products and services of a company or within a territory. Definition and creation of tourist product according to clienteles targeted and tourism product distribution networks. Direct and indirect distribution of tourism product. Defining a tourism marketing plan in a sustainable development perspective.

RULE 3-9 15 CREDITS TO ONE

the undergraduate courses offered by the University, excluding symbol GGR courses, courses of the above rule, less relevant courses to studies in geography from certain disciplines and courses in French fixes. According to its progress, specific courses can be offered to the student. See the program director about it.

MERGER

LAND QUEBEC 18 CREDITS

DDU-2000 Sustainable Planning (3 credits)

Description

The course aims to introduce students to the problems and ways of organizing land, particularly in the Quebec context and in a sustainable development perspective. It seeks to bring the student to understand why and how a company plans and controls the occupation, use and transformation of its territory. After exploring the story, the actors, the main objectives and challenges of regional planning, the course continues the study of its main components: the legislative framework, zoning and use the control instruments of soil , transport, environmental protection and exploitation of natural resources, the concept of planning and the tools and the data it contains, the relationship between spatial planning and sustainable development.

GGR-2102 Regional Geography of Quebec (3 credits)

Description

This course is the problem of the region, regionalization and interregional relations in Quebec. It has the following objectives: to know and evaluate the foundations of regional divisions in force in Québec; recognize the differentiation of regional spaces on natural, historical, economic, social, political and cultural; analyze their relationships with each other, their joints to larger groups (national, continental, global) and the role of the state in the development and management of their territories.

GGR-3400 Landscape: Analysis, protection and enhancement (3 credits)

Description

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the theories and practices of landscape analysis, making particular reference to Quebec landscapes and their historical evolution. We will review different approaches to the concept of landscape, highlighting its synthetic character and integrator of different components of the natural and human environment (concept of heritage). We examine the cultural and historical dimension of landscapes, their perception and values attributed to them. Professional practices implemented for the protection and enhancement will be reviewed, in particular the methods and materials inventory and analysis, institutional frameworks, and the management practices and landscape management .

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DRT-1904 Introduction to property law (3 credits)

Description

The right to property, the terms and dismemberment of ownership (co-ownership, superficies, easements, usufruct, use, emphyteusis), priorities and mortgages, sale and lease, advertising rights, possession and acquisitive prescription. Learning the elements of legal reasoning.

DRT-1906 Legal Basics (3 credits)

Description

The sources of law, parliamentarism and federalism, the process of adoption of laws, central and decentralized public administration, the regulatory process, the organization of courts, the methodology of legal research, the Civil Code of Québec, natural persons and legal persons, family, successions, bonds

FOR-1111 Urban Forestry (3 credits)

Description

Social and ecological functions of the tree and urban and suburban woodlots. Notions of Arboriculture: choice of species, transplanting, fertilizing and pruning. Inventory, monetary valuation of trees, assessing the health of trees and pest management. Tree management concepts and development of urban and peri-urban woodlands. Teamwork: developing a management plan of urban woodland.

FOR-1201 forest Geography (3 credits)

Description

Origin and evolution of the world’s forests: paleobotany, continental drift, prehistoric and recent history. Climatic factors, edaphic and floristic responsible for the development of forests. The role of man in forest conversion. Timber and non-timber forest products and other global forest uses. Classification of the great forests of the world. Distribution of forest types in all continents and productive activities of all countries. Biological and economic peculiarities of tree species in each region. Summary of global deforestation and the future of forests.

 

FOR-2020 Environmental Assessment(3 credits)

Description

Understanding the concept of environmental information. Use of environmental information in the context of an impact study. Theory and methods of impact assessment. Design and implementation of components of an impact study. Understanding the institutional framework within which fits this kind of study. Analysis of studies conducted in the framework of specific projects.

GGR-2100 Urban geography (3 credits)

Description

Introduction to key concepts, theories and approaches underpinning the urban geography. Understanding of cities and urban systems: What is a city? Origin and growth of cities. Global context of urbanization. Urban systems. Shape and internal urban structure. Governance of cities. Urban transport. The city as a living environment. Urbanization in developing countries. The future of the city. 

GGR-2101 Political Geography (3 credits)

Description

Ancient heritage of political geography: its origin, its reason for being, its limits. Contemporary approaches: orientations, levels of analysis, study fields. Instead of the state in the geopolitical analysis. Geopolitical elements: the representations; borders; the different scales of analysis. Case studies.

GGR-2104 Special Topic in Human Geography and History I (3 credits)

Description

The objective of this course is to allow, under the guidance of a teacher, the analysis of a particular subject in human history and geography.

GGR-2109 Transport geography (3 credits)

Description

Transport geography studying the offer of transport systems, the movement of goods and people and the relationship between transport and other geographical phenomena. Topics include: system and network, international transport, urban transport and regional, environmental and socioeconomic impacts, political and transportation planning.

GGR-2201 rural Geography (3 credits)

Description

This rural geography course provides an overview of the realities of the rural North and South, focusing on the major challenges ahead: management of natural resources (water, land and forests) and agricultural (y including seeds) to healthy and sustainably feed a growing world population facing multifaceted crises (including violent conflicts) that limit access to food and land. In the wake of declining arable land, suburban and urban spaces are solicited as production sites leveraging the potential of agriculture and urban forestry. The selected theoretical approaches include agricultural diversification, multifunctionality of rural areas, protection of rural heritage both tangible and intangible, agri-environmental protection, food security and food sovereignty and regionalism, “eat local” and the globalization of food supply.

GGR-3102 Territory and resources: Indigenous Issues and Prospects (3 credits)

Description

In the postcolonial context, environmental and multicultural time, Aboriginal issues and perspectives are fundamental to the proper allocation of resources and the harmonious coexistence of all cultural communities that share in Quebec. The objective is to provide an overview of the history, knowledge, and issues related to First Nations, Inuit and Métis to raise awareness and to better equip those who will be making decisions related territories.

GGR-4500 Environmental issues in biogeography (3 credits)

GGR-4601 Spatial Analysis Methods (3 credits)

Description

Courses based on the acquisition of knowledge and understanding of concepts as well as learning some spatial analysis methods. The main topics are the nature of spatial information, spatial data problems, the search for spatial structures, spatial data mining, and stratified random spatial sampling, analysis of the distribution of phenomena in geographic space according to their location: dots, areas, continuous surfaces.

GGR-4700 and City Museum: the new territorial challenges (3 credits)

GMT-1100 basic Urbanism (3 credits)

The student can choose up to 18 additional credits of this concentration; they will be counted in the block “Other requirements”.

GEOGRAPHIC AREAS GLOBAL 18

 

GGR-2101 Political Geography (3 credits)

GGR-2102 Regional Geography of Quebec (3 credits)

GGR-2513 Genesis of globalization (3 credits)

Description

This lecture questions the planetary integration process since its inception. It focuses on the political and economic history of the modern world and the institutions of governance of the world system. Recent forms of expression that takes the spatiotemporal compression phenomenon and their direct and indirect consequences (industrial deterritorialization, social movements against-hegemonic cultural particularities, muticulturalismes, transnationalismes and migration) are central to this course.

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FOR-1201 forest Geography (3 credits)

Description

Origin and evolution of the world’s forests: paleobotany, continental drift, prehistoric and recent history. Climatic factors, edaphic and floristic responsible for the development of forests. The role of man in forest conversion. Timber and non-timber forest products and other global forest uses. Classification of the great forests of the world. Distribution of forest types in all continents and productive activities of all countries. Biological and economic peculiarities of tree species in each region. Summary of global deforestation and the future of forests.

GGR-2502 Geography of Latin America (3 credits)

GGR-2503 Geography of Russia and peripheral republics (3 credits)

Description

Geographical analysis of the constant and recent changes in the countries of the former USSR. Wealth and territorial deficiencies. Settlement and population; interethnic conflicts. Originality of the action of man on the landscape. Review and foresight.

GGR-2504 Geography of Southeast Asia (3 credits)

GGR-2506 Geography of Europe(3 credits)

Description

The diversity of Europe in its landscapes and its people. The spatial structures: people, urban networks, socio-economic regions. The European integration of the Common Market to the European Union. The internal spatial dynamics: sectoral and regional policies. The development and the environment in an integrated Europe. The European Union in the world.

GGR-2507 Canadian Geography (3 credits)

Description

With an approach both regional and thematic, the course provides geographical knowledge about contemporary Canada while promoting an understanding of the historical context and its evolution.

 

GGR-2509 Special Topic in International Geography I (3 credits)

Description

Course content will be determined by the availability of faculty resources: visiting professors, lecturers, experimental course.

GGR-2512 Water Geopolitics (3 credits)

Description

This course addresses the issue of water management in the world, with particular emphasis on situations of developing countries. Theoretical reflection elements are illustrated by case studies and by the mention of current issues. Are thus addressed climate, political, economic, social and environmental aspects of water management.

GGR-3100 social and cultural Geography (3 credits)

Description

This course fundamental to the first level of specialization is designed to familiarize students with the social and cultural dimensions of the organization and development of human landscapes. Approaching the company as a differentiated set of groups defined by a multitude of variables, such as gender, ethnicity, origin or social status, the course focuses on the one hand, the geographical expression of reports social (autochthonous, immigration, trade, interbreeding, segregation, divisions, conflict and cooperation) and on the other, on the spatial organization of social groups at various scales. After a general introduction to the cultural and social geography approach, the course also aims to study the concept of culture as a tool for structuring communities as determining the conditions of belonging to groups that differences between groups. Outings or excursions to predict.

GGR-3102 Territory and resources: Indigenous Issues and Prospects (3 credits)

Description

In the postcolonial context, environmental and multicultural time, Aboriginal issues and perspectives are fundamental to the proper allocation of resources and the harmonious coexistence of all cultural communities that share in Quebec. The objective is to provide an overview of the history, knowledge, and issues related to First Nations, Inuit and Métis to raise awareness and to better equip those who will be making decisions related territories.

GGR-3500 Fluvial environments (3 credits)

GGR-4700 City and museum: the new territorial challenges (3 credits)

Description

The third edition of the Summer University of the civilization of CÉLAT Museum offers an unprecedented encounter between a museological view of the city and an urban vision of the museum. Through the analysis of several national and international case studies, specialists in culture, geography, urban studies, museology, public art and tourism accompany the students throughout the week to recognize the new museums, heritage and artistic practices in the area in response to the various issues raised.

The student can choose up to 18 additional credits of this concentration; they will be counted in the block “Other requirements”.

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY 18

GGR-2200 Historical Geography (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to introduce students to the practices of historical geography and that, from an interdisciplinary perspective. It also allows him to acquire a scientific culture in the particular field of historical geography, but also joined a broader culture, that of geography and history, as well as all disciplines who are interested in past sociology, demography, etc.

 

GGR-3100 social and cultural Geography (3 credits)

Description

This course fundamental to the first level of specialization is designed to familiarize students with the social and cultural dimensions of the organization and development of human landscapes. Approaching the company as a differentiated set of groups defined by a multitude of variables, such as gender, ethnicity, origin or social status, the course focuses on the one hand, the geographical expression of reports social (autochthonous, immigration, trade, interbreeding, segregation, divisions, conflict and cooperation) and on the other, on the spatial organization of social groups at various scales. After a general introduction to the cultural and social geography approach, the course also aims to study the concept of culture as a tool for structuring communities as determining the conditions of belonging to groups that differences between groups. Outings or excursions to predict.

GGR-4200 The discovery of the world: from exploration to geographical science (3 credits)

Description

The course provides an overview of the history of geography from antiquity to the present. This story is considered as the angle of the gaze (ideological, political and economic) that the companies relate to the world, whether in terms of the constitution of scientific knowledge intended to explain.

RULE 1-9 AMONG CREDITS

 

GGR-2100 Urban geography (3 credits)

Description

Introduction to key concepts, theories and approaches underpinning the urban geography. Understanding of cities and urban systems: What is a city? Origin and growth of cities. Global context of urbanization. Urban systems. Shape and internal urban structure. Governance of cities. Urban transport. The city as a living environment. Urbanization in developing countries. The future of the city.

GGR-2101 Political Geography (3 credits)

Description

Ancient heritage of political geography: its origin, its reason for being, its limits. Contemporary approaches: orientations, levels of analysis, study fields. Instead of the state in the geopolitical analysis. Geopolitical elements: the representations; borders; the different scales of analysis. Case studies.

GGR-2102 Regional Geography of Quebec (3 credits)

Description

This course is the problem of the region, regionalization and interregional relations in Quebec. It has the following objectives: to know and evaluate the foundations of regional divisions in force in Québec; recognize the differentiation of regional spaces on natural, historical, economic, social, political and cultural; analyze their relationships with each other, their joints to larger groups (national, continental, global) and the role of the state in the development and management of their territories.

GGR-2104 Special Topic in Human Geography and History I (3 credits)

Description

The objective of this course is to allow, under the guidance of a teacher, the analysis of a particular subject in human history and geography.

GGR-2109 Transport geography (3 credits)

Description

Transport geography studying the offer of transport systems, the movement of goods and people and the relationship between transport and other geographical phenomena. Topics include: system and network, international transport, urban transport and regional, environmental and socioeconomic impacts, political and transportation planning.

GGR-2201 rural Geography (3 credits)

Description

This rural geography course provides an overview of the realities of the rural North and South, focusing on the major challenges ahead: management of natural resources (water, land and forests) and agricultural (y including seeds) to healthy and sustainably feed a growing world population facing multifaceted crises (including violent conflicts) that limit access to food and land. In the wake of declining arable land, suburban and urban spaces are solicited as production sites leveraging the potential of agriculture and urban forestry. The selected theoretical approaches include agricultural diversification, multifunctionality of rural areas, protection of rural heritage both tangible and intangible, agri-environmental protection, food security and food sovereignty and regionalism, “eat local” and the globalization of food supply.

GGR-2401 International Migration (3 credits)

Description

This course focuses on trends and contemporary issues related to international migration. The course focuses mainly on the southern countries of migration to northern countries. The course covers the migratory theme of a multidisciplinary perspective and global scales, transnational, national and local. Topics include: International migration systems and geography of population, causes and impact of international migration, theories of migration, migration, migration and social change policies, integration, employment and citizenship, forced migration and trafficking, migration refugee women migrants, illegal migration, migration and development, urban migration and ethnic communities. 

GGR-2512 Water Geopolitics (3 credits)

Description

This course addresses the issue of water management in the world, with particular emphasis on situations of developing countries. Theoretical reflection elements are illustrated by case studies and by the mention of current issues. Are thus addressed climate, political, economic, social and environmental aspects of water management.

GGR-3101 Environmental Historical Geography (3 credits)

Description

Human geography and physics is anthropocentric because it focuses on how humans perceive their environment. This course aims to highlight the historical geography as perception, understanding and human impact on the environment since the Age of Enlightenment to the post-industrial period.

 

GGR-3102 Territory and resources: Indigenous Issues and Prospects (3 credits)

Description

In the postcolonial context, environmental and multicultural time, Aboriginal issues and perspectives are fundamental to the proper allocation of resources and the harmonious coexistence of all cultural communities that share in Quebec. The objective is to provide an overview of the history, knowledge, and issues related to First Nations, Inuit and Métis to raise awareness and to better equip those who will be making decisions related territories.

 

GGR-4700 and City Museum: the new territorial challenges (3 credits)

Description

The third edition of the Summer University of the civilization of CÉLAT Museum offers an unprecedented encounter between a museological view of the city and an urban vision of the museum. Through the analysis of several national and international case studies, specialists in culture, geography, urban studies, museology, public art and tourism accompany the students throughout the week to recognize the new museums, heritage and artistic practices in the area in response to the various issues raised.

The student can choose up to 18 additional credits of this concentration; they will be counted in the block “Other requirements”.

FOR-1111 Urban forestry (3 credits)

Description

Social and ecological functions of the tree and urban and suburban woodlots. Notions of Arboriculture: choice of species, transplanting, fertilizing and pruning. Inventory, monetary valuation of trees, assessing the health of trees and pest management. Tree management concepts and development of urban and peri-urban woodlands. Teamwork: developing a management plan of urban woodland.

FOR-1201 forest Geography (3 credits)

Description

Origin and evolution of the world’s forests: paleobotany, continental drift, prehistoric and recent history. Climatic factors, edaphic and floristic responsible for the development of forests. The role of man in forest conversion. Timber and non-timber forest products and other global forest uses. Classification of the great forests of the world. Distribution of forest types in all continents and productive activities of all countries. Biological and economic peculiarities of tree species in each region. Summary of global deforestation and the future of forests.

 

FOR-2020 Environmental Assessment (3 credits)

Description

Understanding the concept of environmental information. Use of environmental information in the context of an impact study. Theory and methods of impact assessment. Design and implementation of components of an impact study. Understanding the institutional framework within which fits this kind of study. Analysis of studies conducted in the framework of specific projects.

 

GGR-2302 Special Topics in Physics and Environmental Geography I(3 credits)

Description

Course content will be determined by the availability of faculty resources: visiting professors, lecturers, experimental course.

GGR-2304 Stratigraphy Quaternary sedimentology (3 credits)

Description

Glacial sedimentary sequences and glacial. Cycles englaciations-deglaciations. The major glaciations in eastern North America, primarily in Quebec. Circles of continental sedimentation. Climatic fluctuations. Sedimentology surficial and analysis techniques (particle size, morphoscopy, exoscopy, mineralogy, clay minerals and heavy minerals. The lithostratigraphic analysis of facies. Reconstitution continental palaeoenvironments.

GGR-2305 Climatology (3 credits)

Description

Analysis of the climate system and its operation. Several elements of climatology and meteorology are covered: the composition of the atmosphere, the radiation balance of the surface of the earth and the earth-atmosphere system, atmospheric dynamics, the general atmospheric circulation and regional circulation, the diagram aerological and stabilizing and destabilizing process air, the air masses and the associated types of weather, the water balance, numerical weather prediction and climate and many other topics of Applied Meteorology and Climatology .

GGR-3101 Environmental Historical Geography (3 credits)

GGR 3300-glacial environments (3 credits)

Description

The objective of this course is to provide the student with an introduction to processes, forms and sediments found in the current and past glacial environments. It comprises three parts: glaciology; glacial geomorphology and sedimentology; glacial geology. It includes case studies of current and past glacial environments of Quebec and Canada.

GGR-3304 Description (3 credits)

Terrestrial stratigraphic sequences and oceanic marine isotope stage. Dating methods and paleoenvironmental reconstruction of. Eustatic fluctuations. Glacial and interglacial episodes of northeastern North America. Geomorphology and facies of glacial deposits, outwash, glacial lake, marine, wind energy and organic Quebec. Holocene climate change and recent transformations of the Quebec landscape. Eight years of photo-interpretation of shapes and Quaternary deposits.

GGR-4055 Paleoecology of terrestrial ecosystems (3 credits)

Description

The main objective of this course is to bring the student to understand the long-term evolution of plant ecosystems of Quebec since deglaciation, through witnesses preserved in organic and inorganic sediments. The main topics relate to the post-glacial vegetation history of the different bioclimatic domains of Quebec, natural ecological disturbances, the impact of human activities on the recent dynamics of the plant cover, the development of peatlands, methods of paleoclimatic reconstructions and sediment types used for paleoenvironmental reconstructions. The course includes classroom sessions, laboratory work as well as field trips. 

GGR-2300 (3 credits)

RULE 1-9 AMONG CREDITS

The student can choose up to 18 additional credits of this concentration; they will be counted in the block “Other requirements”.

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE CREDITS 18

GGR-4100 Aerial photographs Analysis (3 credits)

GGR-4601 Spatial Analysis Methods (3 credits)

GMT-4015 GIS and spatial analysis (3 credits)

Description

Knowledge and skills needed to prepare geospatial vector data type, matrix, three-dimensional network and then to achieve adequate descriptive queries and spatial analysis (eg calculation of area, spatial intersection, network analysis, visibility analysis ). Learning supported by various studies, carried out with the geographic information system (GIS) ArcGIS. Concepts of design and development of a GIS application. Notions of structuring and integration / interoperability of geospatial data. Environment GIS: metadata, web services, geocoding, spatial data infrastructures, standards, examples of GIS in industry, etc. To follow this course, students should be familiar with personal computers. The theoretical part is offered remotely over the Internet.

GGR-2601 Special Topic in science geographic information I (3 credits)

GGR-3600 Internship (3 credits)

Description

Course content will be determined by the availability of faculty resources: visiting professors, lecturers, experimental course.

GMT-2006 Basic Remote Sensing (3 credits)

Description

Methodological and technological bases of remote sensing. Physical basis of remote sensing: interaction of electromagnetic radiation with matter, electromagnetic spectrum and numerical analysis of image data. Acquisition of remote sensing data, spectral signatures. Use and methods of analysis of satellite data. Laboratory exercises.

GMT-4051 spatial database design (3 credits)

Description

Theoretical and practical knowledge to design spatial databases for geospatial applications, from needs analysis to the development and use of data. Development approaches, fundamental concepts, analysis of a concrete situation and design database models with extended UML for spatial and temporal reference. Use of specialized automatic programming for geomatics, the Oracle Spatial server and comprehensive SQL Spatial. Important design work and development extending over the entire session.

RULE 1-9 AMONG CREDITS

The student can choose up to 18 additional credits of this concentration; they will be counted in the block “Other requirements”.

TOURIST CREDITS 18

GGR-2401

MRK-1900

GGR-1050 Sustainable Tourism Foundations (3 credits)

Description

This course’s main objective is to offer conceptual and management tools to integrate sustainable development principles to the development and marketing of tourism products. Different forms of tourism that can be associated with sustainable development are addressed, including the tourism fair, supportive, responsible and socially. The study of positive and negative impacts of tourism on social, cultural and environmental permits to consider the ethical responsibility of tourist organizations. This study will be made possible by particular cases of the analysis.

GGR-1051 Creation and development of tourist attractions(3 credits)

Description

Apply to the creation and development of tourist attractions the principles and methods of planning. To introduce the student to the development of tourist attractions with the help of concepts and tools for space management, coastal and urban areas, rural or forestry. Determine the needs of the tourist target clientele and its impact in terms of spaces and services. Transforming a site tourist attraction and enhance the landscape within a local marketing approach.

GGR-1052 Cultural Tourism (3 credits)

Description

Managing an organization requires an approach that is his by reason of the particular products or services it offers, the individuals who give birth and who work there and of the reasons why visitors to use its products and services. This course introduces the student to the analysis and cultural management tools as “products” tourist. Management and analysis of the supply of cultural tourism products (typology of cultural products; characteristics of the products according to their intrinsic values, creation and conservation; management characteristics of cultural products in terms of administration, organization and marketing). 

RULE 1-9 AMONG CREDITS

The student can choose up to 18 additional credits of this concentration; they will be counted in the block “Other requirements”.

PROFILES TO STUDY SELECTION

DISTINCTION PROFILE

The student should have acquired two thirds of the program credits and have an average program of equal or greater to 3.67 / 4.33.

RULE 1-12 CREDITS

The profile is satisfied with the success of the following: (to be determined).

INTERNATIONAL PROFILE

EHE-1GGR Studies – International profile – Bachelor of Geography

Description

Activities carried out ina university abroad, under international profile, which will be equivalencies student record upon presentation of the official transcript of the activities.

12 to 18

 

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