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Course List - Geography

Course#

Course Name (Link to Related Courses)

 GCU102 Introduction to Human Geography
Systematic study of human use of the earth. Spatial organization of economic, social, political, and perceptual environments.
 GCU121 World Geography I: Eastern Hemisphere
Description and analysis of areal variations in social, economic, and political phenomena in major world regions. Emphasis on Europe, Russia, North Africa, and the Asian world.
 GCU122 World Geography II: Western Hemisphere
Description and analysis of variations in social, economic, and political phenomena in major world regions. Emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Anglo-America.
 GCU221 Arizona Geography
The historical to modern development of Arizona. The interplay between the physical, cultural and economic factors affecting Arizona today.
 GPH113 Laboratory for Introduction To Physical Geography
Spatial and functional relationships among climates, landforms, soils, water, and plants. Prerequisites: None.
 GPH113 Introduction to Physical Geography
Spatial and functional relationships among climates, landforms, soils, water, and plants. Prerequisites: None.
 GPH212

Introduction to Meteorology I
Atmospheric processes and elements. General and local circulation, heat exchange and atmospheric moisture.

 GPH214 Introduction to Meteorology Laboratory I
Basic meteorological and climatological measurements. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: GPH212.
 GPH213 

Climate and Weather 

Study of atmospheric phenomena over periods of time measured in months, years or longer. Includes average weather conditions, infrequent and unusual types of weather, and the influence of weather on the cultural and human landscape. Prerequisites: None.

GPH215

Climate and Weather Laboratory

A mathematical, statistical, and spatial analysis of climatological phenomena.

 GPH210 

Society and Environment 

Principles of physical geography relating to environmental problems pertinent to contemporary society. Pollution, maladjusted land use, resource exploitation.

GIS 205   

Geographic Information Technology

Introduces modern geographic information technologies, including cartography, Geographic Information System (GIS), remote sensing, global positioning systems, and statistical analyses.

GIS211  

 Geographic Information Science I

Introduces students to digital map creation including vector and raster data, map elements, and design, symbology, and the geo database using Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) desktop and online   mapping environments.