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Spring 2013
Apr 18,2014
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GEOG 100 - INDEPENDENT STUDY: GEOGRAPHY
Limited opportunities to enroll for course work on an Independent Study basis are available. A student interested in this option should obtain an Independent Study Registration Form from the Registrar, have it completed by the instructor and school dean involved, and return it to the Registrar's Office. Consult the current Schedule of Classes for policies concerning Independent Study.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Geography Department

GEOG 101 - PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
An introduction to the study of basic natural systems and processes that shape the landforms, climate, and vegetation around us. After providing historical perspectives about geologic and hydrologic cycles, the course will examine the fundamentals of three disciplines that collectively encompass physical geography: geomorphology, climatology, and biogeography. The forms and processes of uplift and erosion will be examined through readings, lectures, visuals, and fieldwork. Atmospheric processes that shape climate and weather will be described, followed by a section about soils and vegetation.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Geography Department

Course Attributes:
GE-SCIENCE W EXPERIENTIAL

GEOG 198 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation describes a transfer course from another institution where an equivalency to a Ramapo College course has not been determined. Upon convener evaluation, this course ID may be changed to an equivalent of a Ramapo College course or may fulfill a requirement.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 199 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation is used to describe a transfer course from another institution which has been evaluated by the convener. A course with this course number has no equivalent Ramapo course. It may fulfill a requirement or may count as a free elective.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 200 - INDEPENDENT STUDY: GEOGRAPHY
Limited opportunities to enroll for course work on an Independent Study basis are available. A student interested in this option should obtain an Independent Study Registration Form from the Registrar, have it completed by the instructor and school dean involved, and return it to the Registrar's Office. Consult the current Schedule of Classes for policies concerning Independent Study.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Geography Department

GEOG 298 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation describes a transfer course from another institution where an equivalency to a Ramapo College course has not been determined. Upon convener evaluation, this course ID may be changed to an equivalent of a Ramapo College course or may fulfill a requirement.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 299 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation is used to describe a transfer course from another institution which has been evaluated by the convener. A course with this course number has no equivalent Ramapo course. It may fulfill a requirement or may count as a free elective.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 300 - INDEPENDENT STUDY: GEOGRAPHY
Limited opportunities to enroll for course work on an Independent Study basis are available. A student interested in this option should obtain an Independent Study Registration Form from the Registrar, have it completed by the instructor and school dean involved, and return it to the Registrar's Office. Consult the current Schedule of Classes for policies concerning Independent Study.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Geography Department

GEOG 303 - WATER RESOURCES
An overview of the physical and cultural geography of fresh water. Physical aspects include the hydrologic cycle, regional water budgets, stream flow processes, and groundwater aquifers. Resource management issues include examination of drinking water supplies, irrigation, flood control projects, multiple-use impoundments, floodplain zoning, water pollution, and fresh water fisheries. Case studies will be drawn from the local area and other parts of the world.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Geography Department

Course Attributes:
SS-Sch Core-Sustainability

GEOG 304 - FOREST RESOURCES
This course provides an introduction to forests and their management on the local, national, and global scales. Field work is designed to familiarize students with basic forest sampling methods. Natural factors examined include basic ecosystem structure, nutrient cycles, succession, climate, fire, soils, water, and wildlife. Cultural factors include a review of management practices in tropical, temperate, and boreal forests, with special focus on deforestation and reforestation. The concepts of multiple-use and sustained-yield are examined from various viewpoints.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Geography Department

Course Attributes:
SS-Sch Core-Sustainability

GEOG 309 - BIOGEOGRAPHY
Biogeography is an integrated study of past dispersal and present distributions of plants and animals. We will approach the subject using principles from biology, geology, geography, ecology and evolution. Topics include analysis of temporal and spatial patterns of distribution, vicariance, dispersal, species interactions, catastrophes, endemism, island biography, biogeographic modeling, conservation and human impacts on biotic distributions.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 337 - NATIONAL PARKS AND OUTDOOR RECREATION
Through case studies, this course will look at the geography, geology, history, and social impact of outdoor recreation in the United States, with special emphasis on the National Park system. Potential conflicts between management for recreation or preservation, and between financing parkland acquisition vs. development of existing sites, will be examined.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 398 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation describes a transfer course from another institution where an equivalency to a Ramapo College course has not been determined. Upon convener evaluation, this course ID may be changed to an equivalent of a Ramapo College course or may fulfill a requirement.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 399 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation is used to describe a transfer course from another institution which has been evaluated by the convener. A course with this course number has no equivalent Ramapo course. It may fulfill a requirement or may count as a free elective.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 400 - INDEPENDENT STUDY: GEOGRAPHY
Limited opportunities to enroll for course work on an Independent Study basis are available. A student interested in this option should obtain an Independent Study Registration Form from the Registrar, have it completed by the instructor and school dean involved, and return it to the Registrar's Office. Consult the current Schedule of Classes for policies concerning Independent Study.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Geography Department

GEOG 498 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation describes a transfer course from another institution where an equivalency to a Ramapo College course has not been determined. Upon convener evaluation, this course ID may be changed to an equivalent of a Ramapo College course or may fulfill a requirement.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 499 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation is used to describe a transfer course from another institution which has been evaluated by the convener. A course with this course number has no equivalent Ramapo course. It may fulfill a requirement or may count as a free elective.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Geography Department


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