Liberal Arts > Geography

General Information

I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: GEOG103 & MATH120,MATH126 or higher or consent of instructor

Offers experimental and in-depth investigations designed to illustrate fundamental principles of geosciences.

II. Course Objectives and Linkage to General Education Program

The information in the parentheses after a course objective refers to the specific general education (GE) learning outcome that the objective meets. Objectives without this information are not linked to WNC’s general education program.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Perform laboratory activities that demonstrate the ability to apply key physical geography concepts and principles. (GE1)

III. Topics

The following is a list of topics that must be covered in Geog 104:


  • Maps and Coordinate System; Seasons; Weather and Climate; Atmospheric Processes


Additionally, instructors may choose to include other topics relevant to a physical geography laboratory.

Scheduled GEOG-104 classes:

Fall 2019