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GEO 1201 World Regional Geography: People, Places & Globalization

This course serves as an introduction to the study of regional geography at the global scale. Students will become familiar with and understand the use of maps/geo-technologies to explain geographic phenomena and patterns as they relate to world regions and their interrelationships, apply geographic concepts to the study of regions or a specific region,compare and contrast human and physical patterns and their variations over space,develop an appreciation of the complexities of regional and global environmental and socio-economic problems,understand globalization and place local issues in their global and historical context,and to understand human-environment interactions in various regions around the world.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Geography
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  

Outcomes

  • Apply geographic concepts to the study of regions or a specific region.
  • Compare and contrast human and physical patterns and their variations over space
  • Develop an appreciation of the complexities of regional and global environmental and socio-economic problems.
  • Understand the concept of globalization and be able to place local issues in their global and historical context
  • Understand the use of maps/geo-technologies to explain geographic phenomena and patterns as they relate to world regions and their interrelationships.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3