GEOG 201 : World Regional Geography I

Transcript title

World Regional Geography I



Grading mode

Standard letter grades

Total contact hours


Lecture hours


Recommended preparation

WR 121Z.

Course Description

Explore the developed world by comparing culture, politics, economics, history, urbanization, and the physical environment in this introductory geography course.

Course learning outcomes

1. Explain cultural variations across developed regions using spatial concepts.
2. Analyze how the five sectors of the economy have contributed to a developed region’s level of development.
3. Identify the key historical factors which define a developed region's level of development.
4. Explain the characteristics, distribution, and migration of human populations among developed regions.
5. Evaluate land use patterns across developed regions and how they indicate a region's level of development.

Content outline

  1. The United States
  2. Canada
  3. Europe
  4. Japan
  5. South Korea
  6. Australia
  7. New Zealand

Required materials

Textbook is required.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Social Science
  • Cultural Literacy

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