Course Catalog : Subject Area




Geography Courses Offered @ TNCC

Course Description and Pre-requisites
GEO 200 Introduction to Physical Geography
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Studies major elements of the natural environment, including earth-sun relationship, land forms, weather and climate, natural vegetation and soils. Introduces the student to types and uses of maps. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GEO 210 People & the Land: Introduction to Cultural Geography
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Focuses on the relationship between culture and geography. Presents a survey of modem demographics, landscape modification, material and non material culture, language, race and ethnicity, religion, politics, and economic activities. Introduces the student to types and uses of maps. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GEO 221 Regions of the World I
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Presents an overview of physical and cultural characteristics of selected geographical regions of the world. Focuses upon significant problems within each of the regions. Studies the European cultural sphere including Europe, Soviet Union, the Americas and Australia and the emerging nations in Africa, Southwest Asia and the Orient. Introduces the student to types and uses of maps. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GEO 222 Regions of the World II
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Presents an overview of physical and cultural characteristics of selected geographical regions of the world. Focuses upon significant problems within each of the regions. Studies the European cultural sphere including Europe, Soviet Union, the Americas and Australia and the emerging nations in Africa, Southwest Asia and the Orient. Introduces the student to types and uses of maps. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GEO 230 Political Geography
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Emphasizes the influence of geography on political systems and nation states. Discusses historic and current events including campaigns, wars, and treaties as functions of land, resources, and energy requirements. Introduces the student to types and uses of maps. Lecture 3 hours per week.