INDEP STUDY IN LIFE + PHYS SCIENCE2215184/25/2017 3:45:03 PMThe course is carried out under the supervision of a faculty member Students may repeat this course three times for a maximum of 6 credit hours Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences Independent StudyIND-170Independent Study in Life + Physical Science offers the opportunity for advanced study or a special project in a science discipline of interest. The course is carried out under the supervision of a faculty member. Students may repeat this course three times for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1.1-Articulated) UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothBiology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences
INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY2214706/16/2017 11:15:10 AM(1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P1 909L] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing Earth Sciences GeographyGEG-107Introduction to Physical Geography studies the physical components of the Earth including topics in Earth-Sun relationships, maps, weather, climate, landforms, soil, and the hydrosphere. Analysis will be on the processes involved, the world distribution and interrelationships of these topics and their relationship to humans. Laboratory exercises include experiences in analysis and interpretation of maps, weather processes, climate classification, soil surveys, GPS use, landform processes and the hydrosphere. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P1 909L] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and basic math.UndergraduateEarth Sciences
INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY2214726/16/2017 11:15:11 AM(1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P1 907L] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing Earth Sciences GeologyGEL-105Introduction to Physical Geology covers the materials, structures and features of the Earth's surface and the processes that led to their development. Special units focus on volcanoes, glaciers, deserts and mountain terrain. Laboratory work involves mineral and rock identification; topographic and geologic map exercises, and some fieldwork. Students cannot receive credit for both GEL 105 and EAS 170. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P1 907L] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math.UndergraduateEarth Sciences
ENERGY RESOURCES2213756/16/2017 11:15:09 AMand societal benefits and hazards associated with earth's geologic energy resources In this inclusive course students learn about the non-renewable resources of coal Earth Sciences GeographyGEG-123Energy Resources examines the processes, occurrence, acquisition, consumption, and societal benefits and hazards associated with earth's geologic energy resources. In this inclusive course students learn about the non-renewable resources of coal, petroleum, natural gas and uranium, as well as the renewable resources of biomass, hydropower, wind, geothermal and sunlight. Environmental and societal topics include: energy consumption and societal development, pollution legislation and mitigation, environmental hazards and policies, waste disposal, energy-related health hazards, and land use planning related to energy resource acquisition and consumption.(1.1-Articulated)[IAI Core Course Equivalent P9 900] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, basic writing, and intermediate math. UndergraduateEarth Sciences
ENERGY RESOURCES LAB2216036/16/2017 11:15:11 AM(1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P9 900L] PREREQUISITE: Credit or concurrent Earth Sciences GeographyGEG-124Energy Resources Lab complements the Energy Resources class. It is an interdisciplinary scientific investigation of the non-renewable resources of coal, petroleum, natural gas and uranium, as well as the renewable resources of biomass, hydropower, wind, geothermal and sunlight. Students are exposed to several physical science disciplines, including chemistry, physics and the geosciences, and each lab connects to human activities and society, including energy consumption and societal development, pollution, environmental hazards, waste disposal, and land use planning related to energy resource acquisition and consumption. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P9 900L] PREREQUISITE: Credit or concurrent enrollment in GEG 123.UndergraduateEarth Sciences
**TOPICS IN GEOGRAPHY**2213664/26/2017 2:30:03 PMThis course has a more specialized focus than other geography courses Students may repeat this course two times on different topices for a maximum of 6 credit Earth Sciences GeographyGEG-290Topics in Geography is an investigation of timely and specialized topics in geography. Topics are selected from human and environmental relationships, cultural issues, and resource studies. The specific topic for a given semester is listed in the class schedule. Topics may be offered for 1-3 credit hours. This course has a more specialized focus than other geography courses. Students may repeat this course two times on different topices for a maximum of 6 credit hours. (1.1-Articulated) UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothEarth Sciences
GEOLOGY OF THE NATIONAL PARKS2213656/16/2017 11:15:09 AM(1.1-Articulated)[IAI Core Course Equivalent P1 907] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading Earth Sciences GeologyGEL-110Geology of the National Parks develops geological background, concepts and principles through study of selected national parks and monuments. This course examines the geological framework and history, modern geological processes, and factors influencing the present-day landscape for each park area. (1.1-Articulated)[IAI Core Course Equivalent P1 907] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. UndergraduateEarth Sciences
THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT LAB2221136/16/2017 11:15:07 AMThe Global Environment Lab complements the Global Environment course This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math Earth Sciences GeographyGEG-221The Global Environment Lab complements the Global Environment course. It is an interdisciplinary scientific investigation of environmental systems and issues. The laboratory work, field analysis and investigations focus on biogeographical studies; land use; energy resources; air and water quality; solid wastes; population studies; politics and environmental policy; agricultural productivity; and environmental planning. The course includes field trips and field work. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P9 901L] NOTE: Lab students must enroll in the same section number for GEG 220 and GEG 221. This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. PREREQUISITE: Credit or concurrent enrollment in GEG 220.UndergraduateEarth Sciences
THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT LAB2213671/23/2017 6:00:01 PMThe Global Environment Lab complements the Global Environment course This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math Earth Sciences GeographyGEG-221The Global Environment Lab complements the Global Environment course. It is an interdisciplinary scientific investigation of environmental systems and issues. The laboratory work, field analysis and investigations focus on biogeographical studies; land use; energy resources; air and water quality; solid wastes; population studies; politics and environmental policy; agricultural productivity; and environmental planning. The course includes field trips and field work. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: L1 905L] NOTE: Lab students must enroll in the same section number for GEG 220 and GEG 221. This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. PREREQUISITE: Credit or concurrent enrollment in GEG 220. UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothEarth Sciences
GEOGRAPHY OF THE DEVELOPED WORLD2213716/16/2017 11:15:09 AMIAI Core Course Equivalent: S4 901 ] NOTE: This course requires advanced reading and intermediate writing Earth Sciences GeographyGEG-202Geography of the Developed World studies the developed regions of the world, including Europe, North America, Russia, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, New Zealand and Australia. The course looks at the spatial arrangement of resources, populations, human institutions, economic activities, political patterns, religion and cultural landscapes. Each culture is analyzed in context of the international community with special attention given to current events and issues. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S4 901 ] NOTE: This course requires advanced reading and intermediate writing. UndergraduateEarth Sciences
GEOGRAPHY OF THE DEVELOPING WORLD2213706/16/2017 11:15:09 AM(1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S4 902N ] NOTE: This course requires advanced reading and Earth Sciences GeographyGEG-203Geography of the Developing World studies the underdeveloped regions of the world, including China, India, Southeast Asia, Middle and South America, the Middle East and Africa. The course looks at the spatial arrangement of resources, populations, human institutions, economic activities, political patterns, religion and cultural landscapes. Each culture is analyzed in context of the international community with special attention given to current events and issues. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S4 902N ] NOTE: This course requires advanced reading and intermediate writing. UndergraduateEarth Sciences
ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY2213694/26/2017 2:30:03 PM(1.1- Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S4 903N NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate Earth Sciences GeographyGEG-204Economic Geography introduces spatially based economic practice and theory. It focuses on place, population, environment and resources, and locational and international business theory. Students explore trends in global economics; extraction and distribution of the world's natural resources; rural and urban land use patterns; economic issues between developed and developing nations; and international business and commerce. The class analyzes case studies and current events within the larger context of the international economic community. (1.1- Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: S4 903N ] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothEarth Sciences
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS I2213744/26/2017 2:30:03 PMGeographic Information Systems I is an introduction to the principles and NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, basic writing, and intermediate math Earth Sciences GeographyGEG-160Geographic Information Systems I is an introduction to the principles and applications of cartography, global positioning systems and geographic information systems (GIS). Students organize and manipulate physical, environmental and social data using computer- generated mapping, discovering the many applications for GIS across disciplines. This class considers real-world problems and develops solutions through computerized cartographic analysis. It includes three hours per week of on-campus lab work, field activities and open lab sessions. (1.1-Articulated) NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, basic writing, and intermediate math. UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothEarth Sciences
THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT2221126/16/2017 11:15:12 AMThe Global Environment looks at the (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P9 901] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading Earth Sciences GeographyGEG-220The Global Environment looks at the world environment from a geographical and ecological perspective. It studies the impact of humans on the environment and natural resources: pollution; global climate; land and water resources; population; world agriculture; mineral and energy resources; environmental economics and politics; parks and wilderness areas; and environmental quality. Students also focus on humans as agents of change and the need to achieve a sustainable global environment. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P9 901] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. UndergraduateEarth Sciences
THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT2213681/23/2017 6:00:01 PMThe Global Environment looks at the (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: L1 905] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading Earth Sciences GeographyGEG-220The Global Environment looks at the world environment from a geographical and ecological perspective. It studies the impact of humans on the environment and natural resources: pollution; global climate; land and water resources; population; world agriculture; mineral and energy resources; environmental economics and politics; parks and wilderness areas; and environmental quality. Students also focus on humans as agents of change and the need to achieve a sustainable global environment. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: L1 905] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothEarth Sciences
ASTRONOMY + METEOROLOGY2216746/15/2017 11:15:05 AMand Meteorology is an introductory course that covers ancient astronomy, the solar system (1.1- Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P1 905L Earth Sciences Earth SciencesEAS-171Astronomy and Meteorology is an introductory course that covers ancient astronomy, the solar system, stars, cosmology, extraterrestrial life, earth-sun relationships, weather, climatic phenomena and recent developments in the field. No scientific background is required. (1.1- Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P1 905L ] NOTE: Credit cannot be earned for both EAS 171 and EAS 180. This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. PREREQUISITE: Credit or concurrent enrollment in MAT 075 or MAT 095. UndergraduateEarth Sciences
GEOLOGY + OCEANOGRAPHY2216754/24/2017 9:30:02 PMGeology + Oceanography introduces is an introductory course that covers mineral and rock Earth Sciences Earth SciencesEAS-170Geology + Oceanography introduces is an introductory course that covers mineral and rock identification, plate tectonics, mountain formation, earthquakes, volcanic activity, hydrology, geologic time, coastal processes, mass wasting, ocean seafloors, and glaciers. Oceanography is discussed briefly. No scientific background is assumed. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P1 905L08 Feb 2013 NOTE: Credit cannot be earned for both EAS 170 and GEL 101. This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothEarth Sciences
NATURAL HAZARDS AND DISASTERS2216716/15/2017 11:15:05 AMIAI Core Course Equivalent: P1 908] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and basic math Earth Sciences Earth SciencesEAS-185Natural Hazards and Disasters examines the causes and impacts of earthquakes, volcanoes, tornadoes, hurricanes, tsunamis, floods and wildfires. Students look at patterns of occurrence, research, prediction, and our adaptation to geophysical and atmospheric threats. Students also analyze past and present extremes of nature from human and environmental perspectives. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P1 908] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and basic math. UndergraduateEarth Sciences
INTRODUCTION TO METEOROLOGY2216766/15/2017 11:15:06 AM(1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P1 905L This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math Earth Sciences Earth SciencesEAS-120Introduction to Meteorology looks at the processes that produce weather. It covers the basic elements of meteorology-temperature, pressure, moisture and wind-and analyzes severe storms such as tornadoes and hurricanes. Lab work focuses on basic weather forecasting and weather conditions that affect our daily lives. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P1 905L ] NOTE: Credit cannot be earned for both EAS 120 and EAS 171. This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. PREREQUISITE: Credit or concurrent enrollment in MAT 075 or MAT 095. UndergraduateEarth Sciences
INTRO ASTRONOMY2216726/15/2017 11:15:05 AMThis course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math Earth Sciences Earth SciencesEAS-180Introduction to Astronomy looks at the origin, development and future of the physical universe. Students learn about the solar system, stars and galaxies, and they discuss topics of current interest such as black holes, quasars, pulsars and neutron stars. Lab work includes a study of the constellations and some telescopic observations. (1.1- Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P1 906L ] NOTE: Credit cannot be earned for both EAS 180 and EAS 171. This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. PREREQUISITE: Credit or concurrent enrollment in MAT 075 or MAT 095. UndergraduateEarth Sciences