GEOG 102: Introduction to Physical Geography: Weather and Climate

A study of the basic principles of climate, hydrology, geomorphology, and biogeography, including human induced changes. Laboratory exercises required.

GEOG 103: Introduction to Physical Geography: Landforms and Vegetation

A study of the physical and biological processes governing the evolution and distribution of landforms, soils, and vegetation of the Earth, and the impact of humans. This course is an introduction to geomorphology, the scientific study of the landscape and landscape formation processes. In the course, students will be introduced to the physical structure of the earth, earth materials, the nature and formation of major landform features on the earth’s surface, and the processes that continue to shape the landscape as rivers, oceans, glaciers, winds, earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis.

Geography 103 is complementary to Geography 102. Neither course has any prerequisites. Neither course is a prerequisite for the other one.

GEOG 206: Geography of British Columbia

This course is designed to acquaint students with the physical, economic, historical, and human characteristics of the various regions in British Columbia.