Course Descriptions - Geography

GHY121 Physical Geography (3-0-3)

This is a one-semester, non-lab science course in physical geography. Weather elements and climate characteristics are examined. Detailed consideration is given to each climate region, the location of that region, and the causes for that climate. Geologic factors that shape land forms are examined. Consideration is given to the flora and fauna of each climate region, including the causes for the distribution of these biologic assemblages. A strong emphasis is placed on teaching the locations of various geographic features. Fall only

GHY123 Population Geography (3-0-3)

This course explores the general principles of human and cultural geography. Spatial and ecological relationships are examined to obtain a perspctive for contemporary world patterns. Special consideration is given to the nature and characteristics of areas to which Americans frequently travel as well as the impact of our travels. S Credit in GHY 123 does not satisfy a science requirement.

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