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Physical Geography

Physical geography is the study of geography and Earth sciences but also includes topics from physics and chemistry. The main purpose of this course is to explore the spatial characteristics and natural phenomena on Earth.

Course Offerings

PSCG 1107 Physical Geography I

This course is a study of the fundamental elements of weather and climate, including the distribution of and variations in temperature, pressure, winds, and precipitation will be analyzed and used in the study of storms, climates, and air pollution. Topics in global warming and energy resources will be examined in detail. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Designed primarily for non-science majors.

PSCG 1108 Physical Geography II

An introduction to physical geology including plate tectonic theory, gradational processes, landform classification, and the study of rocks and minerals. Topics in global warming and energy resources will be examined in detail. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Designed primarily for non-science majors.