GEOG 101 World Geography (Cr3) (3:0)
An introduction to the location, distribution, and spatial organization of selected elements of culture, politics, economics, and environment that have relevance to major contemporary problems in various regions of the world. Also available through Online Learning. Core: SIT, D.

GEOG 121 Environmental Sustainability (Cr3) (3:0)
This course used scientific principles of ecology to analyze human impact on the natural environment. It examines population change, resource consumption, environmental modification, and their past and present relationships. With economics, politics, and culture providing context, the course explores possible paths to the sustainability of human society in the natural world. Course numbers ending with a G are Writing Intensive (WI). Also available through Online Learning. Core: SSHB, WI, D.

GEOG 140 Investigating Climate Change (Cr3) (3:0)
The course examines the evidence relevant to the questions of whether global climate is changing and if human behavior is a cause; the ways that potential climate change could be beneficial or harmful; the variation in the potential benefits and risks of climate change for different places and groups of people; the ways that individuals and society can respond to potential or actual climate change; the variety of reason why people disagree about climate change. Core: SSHB.

GEOG 150 Astronomy (Cr4) (3:2)
Astronomy is an introductory course designed for both science and non-science majors. It will provide a broad introduction to Astronomy, including observational cycles and systems as well as, important historical developments. Weekly laboratory exercises are an integral part of this course, and these investigations are designed for students who have algebra and are comfortable with basic mathematical principles. Also available through Online Learning. Core: SCI.

GEOG 151 Geography of the United States and Canada (Cr3) (3:0)
A study of the U.S. and Canada on a topical and regional basis, physical, economic, and cultural factors in the U.S. and Canada and geographical attributes of each region. Course numbers ending with G are Writing Intensive (WI). Core: SIT, D.

GEOG 210 Weather and Climate (Cr4) (3:2)
The course provides an introduction to meteorology and atmospheric sciences. It includes the structure and composition of the atmosphere and the elements that affect it, such as pressure, humidity and temperature. It examines the development of a variety of weather phenomenon, such as cloud formation, fronts, storm system and severe weather, and reviews basic weather forecasting and analysis techniques. The course explores short and long-term climate processes and their impact on the environment and people. The course demonstrates how different regions of the world have been and will be impacted by climate change in the past, present and future. This is a laboratory science course and the concepts covered in lecture will be demonstrated with hands-on and technology-based activities using a variety of exercises, observations and experiments. Core: SCI, CT, D.

GEOG 271 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (Cr4) (3:3)
This course teaches the fundamental concepts and basic functions of GIS (Geographic Information Systems), and their application to analyze and solve real-world problems. It is designed to introduce the student to the basic principles and techniques of GIS, the properties of GIS maps, and the structure of a GIS database. The lab material and course exercises will emphasize GIS data collection, entry, storage, analysis, and output using industry standard software. Students will develop basic software skills by working with industry standard tools to visualize geographic data, create maps, query a GIS database, and analyze data using common analysis tools. Core: SSHB.

GEOG 291 Special Studies in Geography (Cr1)
See statement of Special Studies. Offered on demand.

GEOG 292 Special Studies in Geography (Cr2)
See statement of Special Studies. Offered on demand.

GEOG 293 Special Studies in Geography (Cr3)
See statement of Special Studies. Offered on demand.

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