Geography

Geography of the U.S./Canada

GEOG105

An overview of the human, physical, political, and economic patterns in the various regions of North America; e.g., Appalachia, New England, the Plains, and Pacific Northwest. The historical and contemporary cultural characteristics of these regions are explored. Current population movement is highlighted with the use of census data.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

World Geography

GEOG110

A thematic survey aimed at understanding the contemporary world through an analysis of physical/environmental and cultural regions. Special attention is given to problems of social and technological change, political geographic disputes, and population growth.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Geography of Bucks County

GEOG115

An in-depth look at Bucks County as part of the East Coast megalopolis, subject to urban pressures, and exemplifying the problems of the American suburban and exurban fringes.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Environmental Studies

GEOG130

An examination of manís interaction with his environment. Particular emphasis is placed upon manís changing attitudes toward his environment, problems of energy use and supply, and of population growth.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None