University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
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GEOG 437 - Geography of Past Environments

(3 units)
Physical patterns and processes of historic and prehistoric landscapes at multiple temporal and spatial scales. Techniques for analyzing natural archives of environmental change.

Recommended Preparation: GEOG 103  or GEOG 121  or GEOL 101 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. discuss ways the environment has changed in the past and be able to reference modern landscapes and explain how they developed through time.
2. evaluate the methods used in different disciplines for reconstructing the geography of past environments.
3. integrate effective composition and communications skills and critical analysis and use of information to evaluate paleoenvironmental or historical reconstructions of past events.


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