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Course Descriptions Geography (GEOG)

GEOGRAPHY (GEOG)

Updated for 2014-2015

GEOG 101 The Natural Environment (3)

A survey of the basic elements of the natural environment, especially climate, soils, landforms, water and natural vegetation. An optional laboratory course is offered for those interested. (DP)

Rec Prep: ENG 21 or ENG 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent; MATH 82 with a grade of C or better.

GEOG 101L The Natural Environment Lab (1)

Laboratory course available with GEOG 101. Class will meet three hours each week. Topics of the course are using maps, analyzing soils, interpreting the weather, and identifying rocks and minerals. Field trips may be taken. (DY)

Prerequisite: GEOG 101 must have been completed or concurrently enrolled.

Rec Prep: ENG 21 or 22 with grade of C or better; MATH 82 with a grade of C or better.

GEOG 102 World Regional Geography (3)

Geography of world’s major cultural regions; emphasis on geographic aspects of contemporary economic, social and political conditions. Introduction to the study of geographic regions. Each region will be examined in terms of its underlying physical, cultural, economic and political backgrounds. (DS)

Rec Prep: ENG 21 or ENG 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

GEOG 151 Geography and Contemporary 
Society (3)

GEOG 151 is an introductory survey course on human society and culture. It examines patterns of population and migration, cultural diffusion and change, globalization, economic development, political systems, agriculture and urbanization. (FG, Group C)

Rec Prep: ENG 21 or ENG 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

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