Dec 08, 2021
GEOG 1031 - World Geography Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course introduces students to world regions including: U.S. and Canada, Latin America, Europe, Russia and former Soviet states, East and Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Sahara Africa, and Oceania. Emphasis is on the environmental, cultural, political, and economic characteristics of each region, as well as differences and similarities from one region to another and how each is impacted by globalization.
5 History/Social/Behavioral Science, 8 Global Perspective
Prerequisite(s): Assessment score placement in RDNG 1000 , or completion of RDNG 0900 or RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher.
- Basic Concepts in Physical Geography
- Basic Terms and Concepts of Geography and Development
- East Asia
- Middle and South America
- North Africa and Southwest Asia
- North America
- Procedural Matters and Approach to Course and Text Materials
- Russia and the Newly Independent States
- South Asia
- Southeast Asia
- Sub-Saharan Africa
- What is Geography? What do Geographers Study?
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- use the Internet as a resource to gather and analyze geographic information about world regions
- identify the causes of and underlying principles explaining world geographic patterns using social scientific methods.
- compare and contrast world regions based on impacts of globalization
- describe the physical, demographic, political, economic, and cultural characteristics of major world regions
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