Geography (GEOG)

GEOG 211-CN Biogeography (1 Unit)  

Geography of the world's major ecosystems based on the global climate model. Physical processes of soil formation and vegetation development in various ecosystems. Human impacts on natural systems resulting from past and present land-use practices.

GEOG 235-CN Atmosphere and Climate (1 Unit)  

Nature and composition of the atmosphere, principles of atmospheric motion, global circulation model, cyclonic storms; climates and climatic change.

GEOG 328-CN The Human Use of the Earth (1 Unit)  

Geography of the earth's natural environments as modified by human agency. Natural versus anthropogenic environmental change. Processes of habitat alteration in hunter-gatherer societies. Impacts of modern agriculture and forestry.