Geography (GEOG)

GEOG 1300  World Geography  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THIS IS A SURVEY COURSE OF THE MAJOR REGIONS OF THE WORLD. THE SIGNIFICANT PHYSICAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS OF EACH REGION WILL BE COVERED.

TCCNS: GEOG 1303  
GEOG 1470  Geographic Information Systems I  
4 Semester Credit Hours (4 Lecture Hours)  

INTRODUCTION TO TOPICS IN MODERN GEOGRAPHY, INCLUDING ELEMENTS OF PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (STUDIES OF THE ATMOSPHERE, OCEAN, AND LAND, SURFACE ENVIRONMENTS) AND AN INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GISC). A SIGNIFICANT PART OF COURSE WORK WILL INCLUDE COMPUTER-ASSISTED MAPPING AND GISC ASSIGNMENTS.

Prerequisite: COSC 1315 or 1315*.
* May be taken concurrently.

GEOG 3331  Geography of North America  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THIS COURSE INTRODUCES THE FIVE THEMES IN GEOGRAPHY AND USES THESE THEMES TO ANALYZE THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE PHYSICAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS OF THE UNITED STATES. THE TEXTBOOK INFORMATION WILL BE SUPPLEMENTED WITH SATELLITE IMAGES AND VISUAL MATERIALS TO ENHANCE THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE OF THE STUDENT.