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Geography Courses

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GEOG 121       PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY L/L............................................................................................................................ 4 

A study of the pattern of distribution of the physical elements of man's environment. The origin and characteristics of the terrestrial grid, earth-space relations, climate, land forms, vegetation, and soils.

GEOG 150       PRINCIPLES OF GEOGRAPHY......................................................................................................................... 3

Study of geography in a modern context and its synthesizing role in relation to both physical and social sciences.  Major emphasis is on the relationship between people and their environment, spatial interactions, and regional structures. 

GEOG 151       HUMAN GEOGRAPHY....................................................................................................................................... 3

Non-Ethnocentric understanding of geography of human lifestyles and actualities, their place and role in human environment

interactions.

GEOG 161     WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY     (3 credits)
Study of geographic processes shaping major world regions and inter-relationships in the global village; geographic bases and implications of current world events.

GEOG 263     GEOGRAPHY OF NORTH DAKOTA     (3 credits)
Study of the interrelationships that exist between North Dakota's physical and cultural environments.  Specific topics include physiography, climate, flora, prehistoric occupation, historic development, demography, and economic structures.
 

GEOG 299       SPECIAL TOPICS.............................................................................................................................................. 1-4

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Designed to meet students' special needs and interests; utilize particular faculty expertise in a varied environment.