Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
GEO 100 Planet Earth
3 hours; 3 credits
An introduction to the physical characteristics of the planet Earth. The focus is on processes and interactions of the four components of the Earth system: atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere. An understanding of the human impact on Earth systems is also developed and maintained in perspective. Satellite information, aerial photography, maps, charts, and other Geographic Information Systems technologies are used to study planet Earth in this course. A full day fieldtrip and a report on the fieldtrip are required. (science) (RLPR) (STEM) NOTE: This course has a material fee.
Prerequisite: MTH 020 or higher or an appropriate score on the CUNY Mathematics Assessment Test
Corequisite: GEO 101
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