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Geography
NATURAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT

1 PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
(CAN GEOG 2)
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
This course offers a study of the physical elements of the earth, with emphasis on the nature, distribution, and relationships of land forms,climate,soils,vegetation,and their integrated patterns of world distribution. Acceptable for credit: CSUN: Geography 101.

2 CULTURAL ELEMENTS OF GEOGRAPHY
(CAN GEOG 4)
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
This course offers a study of the tremendous variety of humans who occupy this planet Earth and their development of cultures, languages, economics, social and political systems, and their religions. Emphasis will be on the role of humans as they alter the face of the earth. Acceptable for credit: CSUN: Geography 150.

7 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
This course offers a geographical survey of the world’s major regions with emphasis on those features important to an understanding of current global concerns and problems. Acceptable for credit: CSUN: Geography 150.

14 GEOGRAPHY OF CALIFORNIA
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
This course is a regional study of California’s physical features and natural resources in relation to patterns of population and settlement, economic activities, transportation routes and trade. Emphasis is placed on natural history, population trends, settlement patterns and the contributions of many diverse peoples.

15 PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY LABORATORY
Prerequisite or corequisite: Geog 1 | Lecture: 1 hour, lab 2 hours. UC:CSU 2 UNITS
Earth environment laboratory with field trips stressing the use of the scientific method in interpreting Earth-Sun relations, time; earth representation through globes and maps, map plotting, location and interpolation; weather climates; natural vegetation and soils; mountain building and landform evolution.
Acceptable for credit: CSUN: Geography 102.

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