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GEO 200: Introduction to Physical Geography (3 cr.) — Studies major elements of the natural environment including earth sun relationship, land forms, weather and climate, natural vegetation and soils. Introduces the student to types and uses of maps. Prerequisite: ENG 111 eligible. Lecture 3 hours per week.

GEO 210: People and the Land: Introduction to Cultural Geography (3 cr.) — Focuses on the relationship between culture and geography. Presents a survey of modern demographics, landscape modification, material and nonmaterial culture, language, race and ethnicity, religion, politics, and economic activities. Introduces the student to types and uses of maps. Prerequisite: ENG 111 eligible. Lecture 3 hours per week.

GEO 220: World Regional Geography (3 cr.) — Studies physical and cultural characteristics of selected geographical regions of the world. Focuses upon significant problems within each of the regions, and examines the geographical background of those problems. Introduces the student to types and uses of maps. Prerequisite: ENG 111 eligible. Lecture 3 hours per week.

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