Jun 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog
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GEOG 201 - World Regional Geography

Credits: 5
Study of the world’s regional structure; analysis and interpretation of the world’s cultural, economic, and resource patterns.

Enrollment Requirement: Eligible for ENGL& 101 .

Satisfies Requirement: Social Science
Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information.
  2. Use mental maps to organize information about people, places, and environments.
  3. Analyze the spatial organization of people, places, and environments on Earth’s surface.
  4. Analyze the physical and human characteristics of places.
  5. Analyze how people create regions to interpret Earth’s complexity.
  6. Analyze how culture and experience influence people’s perception of places and regions. 
  7. Analyze the characteristics, distribution, and migration of human populations on Earth’s surface.
  8. Analyze the patterns and networks of economic interdependence on Earth’s surface.
  9. Analyze how forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth’s surface.
  10. Analyze how human actions modify the physical environment.
  11. Analyze the changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources.
  12. Apply geography to interpret the past.
  13. Apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future.

Program Outcomes
  1. Identify and describe a current geographic problem or inequity at a global or regional scale.
  2. Identify and describe an individual action one can undertake to solve a current geographic problem or inequity.

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