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GEO 1102 Earth's Physical Environment

Analysis of the principle spheres of earth - atmosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere; an explanation of processes involved in shaping the earth's physical environment. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Identify glacial, fluvial, coastal landscapes, and the processes associated with them.
  • Use maps/geo-technologies to explain geographic phenomena and patterns.
  • Analyze and explain global environmental change and factors responsible for it.
  • Identify the general weather patterns that exist around the globe and understand the processes associated with these patterns.
  • Explain the processors responsible for the evolution of surface landscapes.
  • Identify general climate zones and soil profiles.
  • Explain how variations in climate relate to global distributions of plants and animals.
  • Analyze Earth-Sun relationships and their connection to latitude and longitude.
Credit Hours: 4
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Geography
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Reinemann
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $30.00
Open Seats: 2
Section: 500
Open Seats: 2
Section: 500
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Hudson
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $30.00
Open Seats: 4
Section: 501
Open Seats: 4
Section: 501
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Hudson
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: 12 Week Term
Course Fee: $30.00
Open Seats: 7
Section: 5T0
Open Seats: 7
Section: 5T0