Geography 265 concentrates on the exploration of the geographic patterns and dynamics of the atmosphere and hydrosphere, covering the topics of global radiation, energy and water budgets, temperature and precipitation patterns, oceanic and atmospheric circulation, weather components, and climates.

GEOG 266 offers insight into the Earth's lithosphere and biosphere.

GEOG 495 and GEOG 496 are based on contracted study arrangements between the student and an approved supervisor. Students improve their skills to choose and define problems, obtain information from libraries or experiments, organize facts and ideas, and report ideas and conclusions in written form.