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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
GEO101 Physical Geography: Weather and Climate Credit Hours: 4.00
Introduction to the physical elements. Includes earth-sun relationships, atmospheric processes, global heat balance, global pressure and temperature patterns, annual weather and climate patterns, weather and air pollution, urban influences on weather and climate, and climatic change. Also includes weather and people, wave cyclones of middle latitudes, weather maps and weather prediction, basic ecological principles, and energy.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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GEO102 Physical Geography: Land Forms and Oceans Credit Hours: 4.00
Introduction to the surface of the earth and the forces of nature that shape it. Includes continental drift and plate tectonics, geomorphic processes, the hydrologic cycle, pollution esthetics of landforms, recreation and other utilization, and map reading and interpretation.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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GEO103 Cultural Geography Credit Hours: 3.00
Examination of the human world from a geographic perspective. Includes geography as a discipline, culture and human geography, the changing Earth, descriptive fundamentals of population geography, migration, and geography of language and religion. Also includes rural traditions and livelihoods, urban geography, economic changes and industrialization, as well as political and medical geography.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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GEO104 World Regional Geography Credit Hours: 3.00
Geographic concepts and information organized by conventional regions and nations. Includes geographic perspectives, physical environment, regions and cultures, realms and population, and the regional framework.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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GEO250 Introduction to Medical Geography Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the spatial aspects of health and disease. Includes disease mapping, etiology, statistical associations, health care inequities, and spatial distribution of health care facilities.
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Offered: Spring.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
GEO265 Mapping Concepts Credit Hours: 1.00
Introduction to the practical use of maps. Includes map basics and attributes, scales and measurements, direction, geographic coordinate systems, relief and contours, and aerial photography.
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Information: Same as ANT/ARC/GIS 265.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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GEO267 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the technology of geographic information systems. Includes the evolution of technology, system components, database concepts, applications, and implementation.
Prerequisite(s): ANT/ARC/GEO/GIS 265 or concurrent enrollment.
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Information: Basic computer skills are required before enrolling in this course.
Information: Same as ANT/ARC/GIS 267.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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GEO284 Computer Cartography and CAD Credit Hours: 3.00
Cartographic techniques and hardware for computer generation of maps. Includes an introduction, methods and techniques, and application projects.
Prerequisite(s): ANT/ARC/GEO/GIS 265 or concurrent enrollment and CSA 101.
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Information: Same as ANT/ARC/GIS 284.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
GEO296 Independent Studies in Geography Credit Hours: .5-6.00
Students independently continue their studies in Geography under the supervision of a faculty member.
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Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.