Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: GEOG                                     Course Number: 201                                    
Course Title: Physical Geography
Subject: Geography
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


The course will examine the various components of the natural environment, the nature and characteristics of the physical elements, the physical process involved in their development, their distribution and their basic interrelationships. Among the topics to be treated are size and shape of the earth; earth movements. Others are the composition of the atmosphere, weather and climate; temperature, precipitation, humidity, air pressure and winds. Students will be trained in the art of using weather instruments to measure these elements. The course will also discuss modern weather maps, world climatic regions and influence of climate on vegetation, soil and human activities.

Prerequisite: ENGL 150 or permission of instructor.
  • 3 class hours.

Start Date:    08/31/2003                         End Date: