College Courses

 

Geography

GEOG 100 Physical Geography of Canada I: Earth Science (3)

This course is an introduction to geomorphology, the scientific study of the landscape and landscape formation processes. In the course, students will be introduced to the physical structure of the earth, earth materials, the nature and formation of major landform features on the earth's surface, and the processes that continue to shape the landscape as rivers, oceans, glaciers, winds, earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis.

GEOG 101 Physical Geography of Canada II: Weather, Climate, and Ecosystems (3)

This course is an introduction to the atmospheric and environmental sciences. Students will be introduced to causes, changes, and patterns of weather (including hurricanes, tornadoes, and other extreme weather conditions), physical elements of climate (including seasonal cycles, climate change, and global warming), and spatial differences in ecosystems (including a dynamic interrelations of climate, soils, vegetation, and biodiversity).