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GEOG& 100 Introduction to Geography • 5 Cr.

Surveys the concepts and methods of geography by examining humankind's influence on the environment and the environment's impact on humankind. Topics include patterns and processes of world climates, culture, population, urbanization, economic activities, and resources.

GEOG 102 World Regional Geography • 5 Cr.

Studies world geographical relationships. Students analyze and interpret demographic, economic, political, social, and resource distribution patterns in the contemporary world, as well as the factors leading to these regional distributions and the interrelationships among them. Please see quarterly schedule for region of study.

GEOG 105 Geography of World Affairs • 5 Cr.

Offers a geographical perspective on contemporary world problems. Students investigate economic, demographic, social, political, cultural, and environmental issues, with emphasis on interrelationships, patterns, processes, and potential solutions. Same as INTST 105. Either GEOG 105 or INTST 105 can be taken for credit but not both.

GEOG 108 Violent Face of Nature • 5 Cr.

Provides the background needed to be knowledgeable about the inherent dangers in living with nature as evidenced by actual catastrophes or disasters. Primary focus is on physical processes such as earthquakes; severe storms; and flash flooding that often occur without much warning and longer-term potential hazards such as global warming that may have even greater consequences. Also, current advances in hazards research and applied mitigation techniques will be addressed. This course fulfills a natural science course requirement at BC.

GEOG 123 Introduction to Globalization • 5 Cr.

Globalization considers the dynamic processes and consequences of human contact over time that cross traditional economic, cultural and geographic boundaries. The course examines the ever increasing flows of goods, people, ideas, capital and services and the subsequent challenges that have emerged for humankind. Same as INTST 123. Either GEOG 123 or INTST 123 may be taken for credit, but not both.

GEOG 194 Special Topics in Geography • V1-10 Cr.

Covers supplementary or unusual classes related to the field. Topics are announced in the class schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

GEOG 195 Special Topics in Geography • V1-10 Cr.

Covers supplementary or unusual classes related to the field. Topics are announced in the class schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

GEOG 196 Special Topics in Geography • V1-10 Cr.

Covers supplementary or unusual classes related to the field. Topics are announced in the class schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

GEOG 197 Special Topics in Geography • V1-10 Cr.

Covers supplementary or unusual classes related to the field. Topics are announced in the class schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

GEOG 198 Seminar in Geography • V1-10 Cr.

Includes seminars, workshops, etc., for which college credit is offered.

GEOG 199 Individual Studies in Geography • V1-10 Cr.

overs directed readings, special projects, and independent study by an individual student. May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

GEOG& 200 Human Geography • 5 Cr.

Explores the relationship between humankind and the physical environment. Based on a series of case studies ranging from the streets of Havana to the soccer stadiums of Europe and the cultural adaptations of the Inuit as they adjust to the physical challenges of their homeland.

GEOG 205 Geography of Weather and Climate Change • 5 Cr.

Investigates the dynamic patterns and processes of weather, climates, vegetation, and soils. Attention is given to the human significance of different natural, as well as human-altered environments. Fulfills natural science course requirement at BC.

GEOG 250 Geography of the Pacific Northwest • 5 Cr.

Presents elementary geographical concepts as they apply to the Pacific Northwest region. Students become familiar with geomorphological and climatological processes and their relationship to settlement, population, and economic patterns.

GEOG 258 Intro to Mapping & Geographic Information System • 5 Cr.

The maps we use shape the way we think about the world. Course explores the history and influence of maps and mapmakers, from the ancient world to the high-tech images of today. Basic computer literacy recommended.

GEOG 294 Special Topics in Geography • V1-10 Cr.

Covers supplementary or unusual topics related to the field. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

GEOG 295 Special Topics in Geography • V1-10 Cr.

Covers supplementary or unusual topics related to the field. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

GEOG 296 Special Topics in Geography • V1-10 Cr.

Covers supplementary or unusual topics related to the field. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

GEOG 297 Special Topics in Geography • V1-10 Cr.

Covers supplementary or unusual topics related to the field. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

GEOG 298 Seminar in Geography • V1-10 Cr.

Includes seminars, workshops, etc., for which college credit is offered.

GEOG 299 Individual Studies in Geography • V1-10 Cr.

Covers directed readings, special projects, and independent study by an individual student. Maybe repeated for a maximum of 15 credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.