An introductory course in earth and space science for prospective elementary school teachers. An examination of the physical character of the Earth and its place in the solar system. Students can not receive credit for both GEOG 104 and GEOG 105. Prerequisite: Intended for elementary education majors. Three hours lecture and one two-hour lab per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB.
GEOG 412 WTHR ANALYSIS & FORECAST (Fall 2019)
Introduction to the basic tools of weather analysis and techniques of weather forecasting. Acquire the skills needed to analyze and interpret surface and upper-air observations, data from satellites and radar, atmospheric soundings, and severe weather indices. Make forecasts of temperature, precipitation, and other meteorological conditions. Prerequisites: GEOG 201 and 410. Three hours lecture per week.
GEOG 413 APPLIED CLIMATOLOGY (Fall 2019)
Analysis of the impact of climate on the physical environment and human behavior. Topics include climatic change, contemporary climatic problems and the influence of climate on agriculture, and energy use. May be offered for undergraduate or graduate credit. Prerequisite: GEOG 201 or consent of instructor. Three hours per week.
HONR 495 HONORS THESIS (Fall 2019)
Independent study culminating in substantial original research, scholarly or creative work. Students may apply to Honors faculty administrators for permission to substitute another department's thesis or independent study course for HONR 495. The thesis must be completed with a B or better to fulfill the Honors program requirement. Prerequisite: HONR 490. Corequisite: HONR 496. Three to four hours per week.