Fast Facts for onGEO @ MSU



Spring: 829 undergrad/grad seats; 146 professional seats

Summer: 513 undergrad/grad seats; 216 professional seats

Fall: 568 undergrad/grad seats; 173 professional seats

Total: 2,445 seats filled


Total (1999 to Spring 2020)

More than 29,180 seats filled



Undergraduate Courses

Geo 113v, Economic Geography, anticipated launch 2020

Geo 151v, Human Geography, launched 2014

Geo 203v, Introduction to Meteorology, launched 2011

Geo 204v, World Regional Geography, launched 2003

Geo 206v, Physical Geography, launched 1999

Geo 221v, Introduction to Geographic Information, launched 2009

Geo 324v, Remote Sensing of the Environment, launched 2008

Geo 325v, Geographic Information Systems, launched 2012

Geo 330v, Geography of the United States and Canada, launched 2005

Geo 326v (formerly 423v), Cartographic Design and Production, launched 2012

ISS 310v, People and the Environment, launched 2002

Graduate Courses

Geo 802v, Geospatial Technology, launched 2009

Professional Certificate Courses

Introduction to Geospatial Technologies, launched Spring 2013

Remote Sensing, launched Summer 2013

Geographic Information Systems, launched Spring 2013

Cartography, launched Summer 2013

Criminal Justice Applications in GIS, launched Spring 2018

FAA Part 107 Drone Test Prep & Beyond, launched Spring 2019


Staff, Faculty, and Instructors


Beth Weisenborn, M.S., began in 2001

Juliegh Bookout, M.A., began in 2003

Yi Shi, Ph.D., began in 2016

Advising Faculty and Faculty Authors

Alan Arbogast, Ph.D., first advised in 1998

Antoinette WinklerPrins, Ph.D., first advised in 2002

Jay Harman, Ph.D., first advised in 2004

David Lusch, Ph.D., and Bob Goodwin, M.A., first advised in 2006

Kirk Goldsberry, Ph.D., and Adrienne Goldsberry, M.A., first advised in 2008

Jessica Moy, M.A., and Justin Booth, M.A., first advised in 2008

Sharon Zhong, Ph.D., first advised in 2010

Gary Schnakenberg, Ph.D., first advised in 2014

Grant Gunn, Ph.D., first advised in 2016

Erin Bunting, Ph.D., first advised in 2019


See the "History" page for a list of our Instructors.