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Physical Geography Lab
PHY GEOG LAB
CLASS CODE: GEOG 101L CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Physical Science requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Lab for Physical Goegraphy
Study of man's physical environment: weather, climate, vegetation, soils, and landforms.
TAUGHT: Every semester
CONTENT AND TOPICS: This course provides a geographical approach to the study of the physical environment (e.g. weather, climate, vegetation, soils, and landforms). The significance of these themes to humans in terms of interrelationships and distributions is emphasized.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Acquire accurate knowledge (terminolgy, classification, method, processes, and trends) of the physical environment.
Identify and explain fundamental principles (theories and generalizations) of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and lithosphere.
Acquire a broader understanding and appreciation of current issues involving the human/environment interrelationship.
Identify and label key worldwide physical features.
Actively participate in class by making comments and asking questions.
Acquire both and appreciation for physical geography and desire to learn more.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: None. Students are encouraged to take the lab concurrently with Geog 101, but they are not required to do so.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1993