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.
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes
- 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 Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2