2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 25, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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GEOG 110 - Physical Geography


Credit(s): 4
Contact Hours: 6

An overview of the physical environment of planet Earth with emphasis on the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere. It begins with Earth’s place in the Universe, and continues with characteristics of past and current atmosphere, weather, water resources, climates and climatic changes, plate tectonics, minerals, rock types, wind processes, soils, rivers and river related landforms, glaciers and glacial landscapes, ocean and coastal processes, and erosion and weathering processes. Students will develop an understanding of Earth’s vast systems and an appreciation of the relationship between human activities and environmental processes. The course includes an online lab. Meets the MTA Natural Science with lab requirement.



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