GEOG 1321 PEOPLE, PLACE AND THE ENVIRONMENT CLOSED

3 unit exams
Credit 3
An introductory course designed to acquaint students with the breadth of Geography. This includes an examination of the physical environment, environmental issues, and the cultural, economic, and political factors that influence human activities and societies. Attention will be focused upon the spatial interrelationships that exist between man and his environment. In addition, selected geographic skills will be covered, including latitude and longitude determination, earth-sun relationships, time, map projections and map scale.

GEOG 1401 WEATHER AND CLIMATE LECTURE AND LABORATORY*

Credit 4

The basic concepts of meteorology and climatology are introduced. Atmospheric temperature, pressure, winds, moisture, and air masses and storms are systematically covered, followed by an overview of the major climates and ecosystems of the earth. Environmental problems related to weather, climate, and ecosystems are considered throughout. The lab portion of weather and climate is an activity-related treatment of the basic components of meteorology and climatology. Specific topics covered are similar to the lecture.

GEOG 2355 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY:  EUROPE, ASIA, AUSTRALIA

7 quizzes
Credit 3
This is an introductory level course giving a general overview of the land and people. Topics discussed will include the physical environment, cultural characteristics, and the various ways people live and make their living. Attention will be focused upon the relationships which exist between location, the physical environment, and human activity. Examples of countries covered are the former Soviet Union, Germany, France, China, Japan, and United Kingdom. No prerequisites are needed to take this course.

GEOG 2356 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY: LATIN AMERICA, AFRICA and SOUTH ASIA

7 quizzes and 1 final paper
Credit 3  

World Regional Geography is a course whose relevance is on the upswing.  In this era  of increased globalization, it is imperative to have a population that is globally conscientious.  This course is designed to provide students with a survey of global and regional interactions among people, their geographic location and  the utilization of space, and the physical environment.  This course is not just about the memorization of countries and their capital cities, it is about understanding why places are where they are, and the sorts of issue that are important there today.  This is a writing enhanced course that will focus on the geographic realms of Latin America; Africa (including the Middle East); and South Asia. 

GEOG 3350 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY CLOSED

Credit 3

This course focuses on the concept of culture from a spatial or geographical perspective, examining culture as it relates to the geographic landscape. Topics include the spatial dynamics of language, religion, race, ethnicity, music, sport, folk and popular cultures, and the built environment. The course also provides an examination of symbolic landscapes, contested spaces, subaltern geographies, representations of place in film and literature, gendered spaces, and place-situated identities.

GEOG 3359 REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY: UNITED STATES AND CANADA

Credit 3

This course provides a general overview of the land and people of the United States and Canada. Topics covered include the physical environment (weather patterns, landforms and water resources), cultural differences, and the various ways people live and make their living. Attention is focused upon the relationships which exist between location, the physical environment and human activity. This course is available on-line and via traditional classroom delivery. Traditional classroom sections are Writing Enhanced.

GEOG 4358 GEOGRAPHY OF TEXAS

Credit 3

A survey of the regional geography of Texas. Consideration is given to the significance of primary and secondary activity within the state, urbanization, and potential for development.

*GEOG 1401 is a 4 hour course, therefore, the cost of this course is $754.00. See registration fees for details.


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