GEOG 201 : World Regional Geography I

Transcript title

World Regional Geography I

Credits

4

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

40

Lecture hours

40

Recommended preparation

WR 121.

Description

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.

Learning outcomes

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

  • Discipline Studies/Social Science
  • Discipline Studies/Cultural Literacy

Outside of
expected

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