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GEOGRAPHY (GEOG)

150  Introduction to Geography (3-0-3). An introduction to the study of geography as a social science emphasizing the relevance of geography to human problems, map reading, and place name recognition.

290  Topics in Geography (3-0-3). Formal course in diverse areas of geography. Course may be repeated for different topics. PR:  GEOG 150. 301  World Physical Geography (3-0-3). A comprehensive and in-depth study of the interaction between people and the environment around the world. Based on a regional study rather than themes, the course offers exceptional depth in environmental physical geography as well as historical geography and current events. Attention is focused on the issues of culture, ethnicity language, religion, the physical environment, and indigenous peoples.PR: GEOG 150. 

302  Geography of Anglo-America (3-0-3). A survey of major geographic regions of North America; an analysis of the economic activities in their relations to the natural environment; and a study of the interrelations between unit areas. PR: GEOG 150.

304  Physical Geography (3-0-3). The study of the physical environment and man’s place within that environment. Consideration is given to ecological relationships. PR:  GEOG 150.

402  Urban Geography (3-0-3). A survey course which examines the geographer’s, as well as the layman’s, interests in, and contribution to, the study of cities. Human geography as the study of spatial organizations of human activity will be emphasized. The major concerns are with theories and generalizations about the locations of people and their activities, the interaction between them, processes at work, and behavior in urban and regional space with key issues, problems, policies, relating to human consequences of urbanization. PR:  GEOG 150.

490  Topics in Geography (3-0-3). Advanced formal course in diverse areas of geography. Course may be repeated for different topics. PR: GEOG 150.