World Regional Geography I
Standard letter grades
Contact hours total
Introductory Geography course that explores the following regions: Europe, the former Soviet Union, Anglo-America, Australia and Japan. Evaluate how culture, politics, economics, history and the physical environment help create differences across regions.
1. Utilize spatial skills to analyze and explain cultural variations across space.
2. Recognize the role that the physical environment plays on cultural development and how humans alter and adapt various environments to satisfy their needs.
3. Analyze and explain the process of industrialization; explain how the process has varied over time and by region.
4. Identify the historical factors that contributed to variations in development seen throughout the world and within regions.
5. Understand and explain the characteristics, distribution, and migration of human populations in terms of physical, cultural, and economic factors through formal and informal writing, and multi-media analysis.
6. Apply spatial theories and concepts at both the small and large scales.
General education/Related instruction lists
- Social Science
- Cultural Literacy