Earth's Physical Environment
This course explores Earth's physical environment, with particular reference to the distribution of landforms and climate and their significance to human populations.
What you can learn.
- Identify and comprehend the important concepts in physical geography
- Explore how environmental systems function at global and regional scales
- Identify the interrelationships between humans and their environment
About this course:This course examines the Earth's physical environment, with particular reference to the nature and distribution of landforms and climate and their significance to human populations. Instruction covers the major features of the Earth's four environmental geospheres (atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere) and the interactions between the numerous variables that constitute the geospheres and produce the Earth's exceedingly complex physical environment. Transferrable for UC Credit.
Winter 2021 Schedule
These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.
Fulfills Physical Sciences General Education requirement of the UCLA College of Letters and Science. Required course in Environmental Studies Certificate.
Enrollment limited. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline January 8, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.