GEOG 107 : Cultural Geography

Transcript title

Cultural Geography

Credits

4

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

40

Lecture hours

40

Recommended preparation

minimum placement into WR 065.

Description

Examination of different cultural traits in the world. Special emphasis on perception of space and landscape, language, world religion and folk and popular culture issues.

Learning outcomes

1. Utilize spatial skills to analyze and explain cultural variation across space.
2. Examine elements of culture, such as language and religion, and be able to explain the origins, diffusion, and impacts they have on the places where they occur.
3. Understand and explain the characteristics, distribution, and migration of human populations in terms of physical, cultural, and economic factors through formal and informal writing.
4. Recognize the role that the physical environment plays on cultural development and how, in turn, humans alter and/or adapt various environments to satisfy their needs.
5. Demonstrate knowledge of how different multi-cultural perspectives have an impact on how places are perceived, utilized and transformed.
6. Demonstrate a willingness to be part of a learning community.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Related Instruction/Human Relations
  • Discipline Studies/Social Science
  • Discipline Studies/Cultural Literacy

Outside of
expected

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