Geography (GPHY)

GPHY 111, INTRODUCTION TO CARTOGRAPHY 3 (4)

This course introduces the student to the cartographic principles of map production and interpretation. Topics covered are the history of map making, symbolic standards, layout aesthetics, geographic coordinates and projections, map scales, map accuracy, and, computer assisted mapping. Students will create hand drawn maps and digital maps in geographic information systems (GIS).

General Education: IN1

Course Entry Requirement(s): None

Typically Offered: Spring Semester

GPHY 151G, HUMAN GEOGRAPHY 3 (3)

Study of the relationship of man to his geographic environment in the major regions of the world. Includes the study of climate, land forms and people as related to various cultures throughout the world.

General Education: C4, IN1, IN2, IN3

Course Entry Requirement(s): None

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

GPHY 152, GEOGRAPHY OF UNITED STATES/CANADA 3 (3)

A survey of North American geography emphasizing the interrelationship of physical, social and cultural systems, their sources and consequences. Intensive study of smaller regions included. Social Sciences Core Course.

General Education: C4, IN1, IN2, IN3

Course Entry Requirement(s): None

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters