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Geography (GEO)

Geography (GEO)

220 Physical Geography
Provides students with a broad understanding of the earth’s physical environment.  The distribution and interrelationships of the earth’s weather climates, soil, vegetation, and land forms are studied.  Principles of cartography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and remote sensing are introduced.
Five hours, four credits.

221 Geographic Information Systems
Methods of Analysis provided by geographic information systems (GIS).  Operations on map information including map overlay, aggregation/disaggregation, and other spatial and attribute procedures.  Exposure to raster and vector software and Global Positioning System tools.
Five hours, four credits.