GC 100 Physical Geography 4 cr.  (4-0-0)

This course examines interactions between the atmosphere, the Earth’s surface, water, and living things, as well as the role of humans in those interactions. Students will be able to explain the processes that drive Earth’s seasons, weather, climates, biomes, and landforms, and how they are impacted by human activities. Students will learn how to develop research questions, collect data, and produce and interpret graphs, maps, and figures relating to major geographic patterns and their processes.


Course does not meet the laboratory course graduation requirement. Field work may be required. Contact instructor for more information.