Para inscribirse en unas Summer Sessions en UCLA, debes seleccionar 2 cursos de Summer Sessions. A continuación puedes ver todos los cursos del área Geography, contenido y horario.
1.- Ver en qué sesión (fechas y duración) se imparte cada uno de los cursos de esta área.
2.- Cuando sepas los cursos que más te interesan comprueba el horario para que no se solapen entre ellos.
DURACIÓN FECHAS SESSION
6 semanas Junio 25 – Agosto 3 Session A
6 semanas Agosto 6 – Septiembre 14 Session C
8 semanas Junio 25 – Agosto 17 Session A
10 semanas Junio 25 – Agosto 31 Session A
REQUISITOS: Nivel Avanzado, TOEFL 79iBT, CAE, IELTS 6.5
Cursos de Geography:
|Geography||nº de creditos||duración en semanas||Sesión|
|Biodiversity in a Changing World||5||6||A|
|People and the Earth's Ecosystems||5||6||A / C|
|Introduction to Geographic Information Systems||5||6||A|
|Environmentalism: Past, Present and Future||4||6||A|
|Health and the Global Environment||4||6||A|
|Global Environment and Development: Problems and Issues||4||6||A|
|Cultural Geography of Modern World||4||6||A|
|Globalization: Regional Development and World Economy||5||6||C|
|Conservation of Resources: Underdeveloped World||4||6||C|
|Intermediate Geographic Information Systems||4||6||C|
INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION FEE: 700 €
|TIPO DE ALOJAMIENTO||DURACIÓN||FECHAS||PRECIO|
|Campus Media P.||6 semanas.||Jun 240 - Ago 3 // Ago 6 - Sep 14||2.385,00 €|
|Apartamento S.C.||8 semanas.||Jun 24 - Ago 17||3.130,00 €|
|Apartamento S.C.||10 semanas|
Jun 24 - Ago 31
Biodiversity in a Changing World
Lu, Mie 12:00P 2:05P
Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Biogeographic exploration of plant and animal diversity and conservation issues on continents and islands around the world. Study of physical, biotic, and human factors responsible for evolution, persistence, and extinction of species and ecological communities. Analysis of effects of human activity. P/NP or letter grading.
Ma, Jue 4:00P 6:05P
Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Introduction to cultural geography of modern world, with examination of key concepts of space, place, and landscape as these have shaped and been shaped by connections between societies and their natural environments. Examples from variety of landscapes and places since 1800 and especially from Los Angeles region. P/NP or letter grading.
People and the Earth's Ecosystems
Ma, Jue 10:00A 12:05P
Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Exploration of ways in which human activity impacts natural environment and how modification of environment can eventually have significant consequences for human activity. Examination, using case studies, of real environmental problems that confront us today. P/NP or letter grading.
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Lu, Mie 9:00A 12:00P
Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Designed for freshmen/sophomores. Introduction to fundamental principles and concepts necessary to carry out sound geographic analysis with geographic information systems (GIS). Reinforcement of key issues in GIS, such as geographic coordinate systems, map projections, spatial analysis, and visualization of spatial data. Laboratory exercises use database query, manipulation, and spatial analysis to address real-world problems. P/NP or letter grading.
Environmentalism: Past, Present and Future
Ma, Jue 10:45A 12:50P
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Exploration of history and origin of major environmental ideas, movements or countermovements they spawned, and new and changing nature of modern environmentalism. Introduction to early ideas of environment, how rise of modern sciences reshaped environmental thought, and how this was later transformed by 19th-century ideas and rise of American conservation movements. Review of politics of American environmental thought and contemporary environmental questions as they relate to broader set of questions about nature of development, sustainability, and equity in environmental debate. Exploration of issues in broad context, including global climate change, rise of pandemics, deforestation, and environmental justice impacts of war. Letter grading.
Health & the Global Environment
Lu, Mie 2:00P 4:05P
Lecture, three hours; reading period, one hour. Impact of the environment and lifestyle on individual health examined from a geographical perspective, with examples from both developed and developing countries. P/NP or letter grading.
Global Environment & Development
Ma, Jue 1:00P 3:05P
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Designed for juniors/seniors. Questions of population, resource use, Third World poverty, and environment. Analysis of global economic restructuring and its connections to changing organization of production and resulting environmental impacts. Case studies from Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the U.S. P/NP or letter grading.
Cultural Geography of Modern World
Lu, Mie 2:00P 4:05P
Lecture, three hours; reading period, one hour. Designed for juniors/seniors and graduate students. Historical and structural approach to cultural geography of modern world system, with particular emphasis on structure and functioning of its core, semi-periphery, and periphery. P/NP or letter grading.
Lu, Mie 2:00P 4:50P
Lecture, two hours; laboratory, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 7. Designed for juniors/seniors. Survey of field of cartography. Theory and construction of map projections, compilation procedures, principles of generalization, symbolization, terrain representation, lettering, drafting and scribing, and map reproduction methods. P/NP or letter grading.
Globalization: Regional Development and World Economy
Ma, Jue 10:00A 12:05P
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Economic geography explores spatial distribution of all forms of human productive activity at number of geographical scales -- local, regional, national, and global. Key theme is impact of increasingly powerful global economic forces on organization of production. P/NP or letter grading.
Conservation of Resources: Underdeveloped World
Lu, Mie 8:30A 10:35
Lecture, three hours; reading period, one hour. Designed for juniors/seniors. Analysis of principles and problems of conservation of natural resources of the underdeveloped world. P/NP or letter grading.
Lu, Mie 9:00A 11:05A
Lecture, three hours; reading period, one hour. Designed for juniors/seniors. Examination of natural forces producing environmental changes over past two million years. How present landscape reflects past conditions. Effects of environmental change on people. Increasing importance of human activity in environmental modification. Focus on impact of natural and anthropogenic changes on forests. P/NP or letter grading.
Ma,Jue 12:00P 2:05P
Lecture, three hours; reading period, one hour. Requisite: course 4. Designed for juniors/seniors. Geographical aspects of economic production and growth. General theory of space-economy. Land-use processes. Location of industry. Regional development. P/NP or letter grading.
Ma, Jue 3:00P 5:05P
Lecture, three hours; reading period, one hour. Designed for juniors/seniors. Analysis of development, functions, spatial patterns, and geographic problems of cities. P/NP or letter grading.
Intermediate Geographic Information Systems
Lu, Mie 2:00P 4:50P
Lecture, two hours; laboratory, two hours. Enforced requisite: course 7. Extension of basic concepts presented in course 7. How geographic and spatial analyses inform, integrate, and extend scientific inquiry in physical, life, and social sciences. Discussion of range of decisions and critical judgments necessary to carry out sound spatial analyses. Development of technical proficiency within geographic information systems (GIS) environment. P/NP or letter grading.