Geography (GEG)

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

This course 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 provides understanding of the world, its different people, places, and regions. Regional Geography also places an emphasis on the ways that people and places interact across space and time to produce particular outcomes. Technological innovations, the spread of political/economic ideologies, and the movement of people and goods across the globe have made most contemporary problems and solutions global in nature.
Prerequisite: Reading Proficiency.

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

This course 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.