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GEOG 101: The Natural Environment (3 credits)

Course Description

Survey of the natural environment; distribution and interrelationships of climates, vegetation, soil, and land forms. (3 hours lecture)

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the components (inputs), processes (actions) and resulting spatial patterns (outputs) of the physical environment (atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere and biosphere) as a system.
  • Apply the scientific method, and theories and concepts of geography to explain a physical environment.
  • Explain critically the interaction of humans and the physical environment.
  • Illustrate how his/her views of the physical environment have (or have not) changed.

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