Geography (GEG)

GEG 101. Regional Geography (MOTR GEOG 101). 3 Credit Hours.

Regional Geography surveys various world regions, their major countries, and the physical, cultural, economic, and political roles of these countries within the global family of nations. This course introduces the discipline of geography and promotes an understanding of the world, its different people, places, and regions. The course examines technological innovations, the spread of political/economic ideologies, and contemporary global problems.
Prerequisite: Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079.

GEG 103. Physical Geography (MOTR GEOG 100). 3 Credit Hours.

Physical Geography introduces the characteristics of the Earth's surface and the interaction of processes that produce a world pattern of distinctive environments significant to humanity. Topics include Earth surface processes and the development of landforms and landscapes, weather and climate, soils and vegetation, and their global distribution.
Prerequisite: Reading Proficiency.

GEG 106. World Geography. 3 Credit Hours.

This course surveys the continents of the Earth, including the study of geographical regions, their functions, location, and cultural landscape. This course explores climate, resources, and landforms and studies how humans interact with the physical earth. This course covers both physical and human geography.
Prerequisite: Reading Proficiency.