Introduction to Physical Geography

Course Description

In Physical Geography, which is a branch of the natural sciences, students will comprehend and learn about the different aspects of our physial and human environment. Through the study of tectonics, as well as examining fluvial, glacial, coastal, karst and desert landforms, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of earth movements, and other geomorphological processes. Students will also apply a locational component through mapping skills, to gain an overview of the distribution of physical features, and evaluate and analyze how these have had an effect on humans.(Prerequisites: READ-095 or satisfactory completion of the College's foundational studies requirement in reading)