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Undergraduate Geography

2018 Summer Term

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4 Units

INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER AND CLIMATE (GL)

Geography 120

This course introduces students to the processes controlling and distinguishing weather and climate. Particular emphasis is on data selection, interpretation, and analysis. The impacts of severe weather and climate change on humans is also emphasized. The labs expose students to the wide range of weather and climate information currently available on the Internet.


5 Units

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (GL)

Geography 210

A study of selected physical aspects of our geographic environment. Emphasis is given to the origin and characteristic features of topographic, climatic, vegetative and soil regions of the earth and to their interrelationships. The ultimate objective is to provide a foundation upon which to build a better understanding of human interrelationships with the physical environment. Field trips are normally taken.


3 Units

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (GS)

Geography 230

A systematic study of human land relationships highlighting the diversity of the elements that make up the cultural landscape in various regions.


3 Units

GEOGRAPHY OF WISCONSIN (GS)

Geography 250

A systematic treatment of physical and cultural geographic phenomena. Emphasis is placed on the interrelationships and interactions of these phenomena from place to place within the state.


1-3 Units

INTERNSHIP IN GEOGRAPHY

Geography 493

Students will be placed in an outside private or governmental agency where they will utilize geographic techniques in approaching practical problems relevant to the agency's mission. An on-campus seminar with fellow interns and the supervisory instructor is required.

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