Course Master Catalog(University of Cincinati) Essay

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Course Master Catalog GEOG GEOG1001 Introduction to Physical Geography This survey course provides a broad introduction to physical geography. Students can expect to understand earth-sun relations and the connection to seasons, components of weather such as temperature and precipitation, and spatial patterns of global climate. General climate zones have a strong impact on landscape and soil development, and on distribution of plants and animals as major biomes. The interplay between atmospheric, geologic and biological processes occurs at the earth surface, and yields characteristic landscapes, biomes and soils in arid, coastal, and glacial regions. The dynamics of ecosystems will be examined in the context of human impact and global changes. Credit Level:U Credit Hrs:3 BoK:SE,NS. Baccalaureate Competency: Knowledge Integration, Social Responsibility. GEOG1004 Introduction to Human Geography Geography 1004 will introduce students to areas of inquiry within human geography: the spatial variation of human phenomena that include population, culture, ethnicity, language, religion, economics and urban form are explored and analyzed. Credit Level:U Credit Hrs:3 BoK:DC,SS. Baccalaureate Competency: Critical Thinking, Effective Communication, Information Literacy, Knowledge Integration, Social Responsibility. GEOG1005 Human Geography in Action GEOG 1005 will introduce students to applications, models, processes and research methods connected with studying human geographic phenomena. Students will explore diffusion processes, map interpretation, field observations, development, regional economic activity, segregation and integration, and human impact on the environment, all through a spatial context. Credit Level:U Credit Hrs:3 BoK:DC,SS. Baccalaureate Competency: Critical Thinking, Effective Communication, Information Literacy, Knowledge Integration,

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