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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

GEOG - Geography

GEOG 1301. PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (3-0-3) 4507015325

Study of a number of interdisciplinary sciences that give a general insight into the nature of man’s environment; survey of combination of the earth’s form, its relation to the atmosphere, meteorology, etc. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

GEOG 1302. CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY (3-0-3) 4507015325

Human factors which affect man-land relationship; concept of culture, culture areas; population growth and migrations, types of economic activity, urban and transportation geography. Credit not allowed for both this course and GEOG 1303. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

GEOG 1303. WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3-0-3) 4507015325

Survey of the cultures of the world, including essential physical geography. Credit not allowed for both this course and GEOG 1302. Also offered as an online course. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

GEOG 1305. GEOGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA (3-0-3) 4507015325

Regional study of the geographical aspects of North America, including peoples, climate and landforms. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

GEOG 2312. ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY (3-0-3) 4507015225

A survey of computer-based GIS concepts and components. Course includes topics on attributive (descriptive) and spatial (locational) information, digitizing, base maps, spatial database design-management and application and training in a GIS lab. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

GEOL - Geology

GEOL 1103. PHYSICAL GEOLOGY LABORATORY (0-3-1) 4006015103

Recognition, distribution and origin of common minerals and rocks; experience with maps, aerial photographs, remote sensing images and field applications. GEOL 1303 recommended companion course. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

GEOL 1303. PHYSICAL GEOLOGY (3-0-3) 4006015103

Internal and plate-boundary processes, earthquakes, spreading, subduction and mountain-building; surface processes of gravity, water and wind; earth resources, landscapes and nearshores. GEOL 1103 recommended companion course. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

GEOL 1404. EARTH HISTORY (3-3-4) 4006015103

Introduction to geologic time; relative and absolute dating methods; stratigraphic principles; origin of the universe, solar system, atmosphere, oceans, life; changes on the earth’s surface and development of organisms through geologic time. Prerequisite: GEOL 1303 or permission of instructor. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

GEOL 1447. meteorology (3-3-4) 4006015103

Comprehensive study of weather phenomena and weather and climate research topics. Includes a study of solar and terrestrial radiation, nature of the atmosphere and atmospheric circulation, atmospheric optics, air pressure, humidity, saturation and stability, clouds and precipitation, winds, pressure systems, fronts, weather systems of middle latitudes, thunderstorms and tornadoes, tropical weather systems, weather radar, weather analysis and forecasting, climate and climate change. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.

GERM - German

GERM 1411. BEGINNING GERMAN I (3-2-4) 1605015113

Fundamental skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, including basic vocabulary, grammatical structures and culture. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

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Del Mar College 2012-2013 Catalog  

2012-2013 Edition of the Catalog and Student Handbook for Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas

Del Mar College 2012-2013 Catalog  

2012-2013 Edition of the Catalog and Student Handbook for Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas

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