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GEOG 100 - Survey of Geography

5 Credits
Introduces students to the field of geography by focusing on various subfields: historical, physical, urban, economic, cultural and population geography. Depending on the interests of the class and instructor, a specific regional emphasis may be included.

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Designed to Serve Transportation, communications, hospitality, business, transfer students and any others interested.
Active Date 2011-08-15

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions: AA Diversity & Globalism, Social Science Area I
Course Outline
1. What is Geography? 2. The Physical Environment 3. Historical Geography 4. Population & Demography 5. Urban Geography 6. Economic Geography, Globalization & Development 7. Cultural Geography

Student Learning Outcomes
To achieve a high level of basic geographic literacy as expressed on quizzes and tests and in homework assignments.

To become well-informed about a region of the world through individual research projects.

To refine skills in critical and creative thinking, oral and written communication, as demonstrated in class discussions and written work..

To learn from, with and about people from a wide variety of backgrounds demonstrated during class discussions and group activities.

To stress communications between groups as a means of achieving better understanding and mutual respect demonstrated during class discussions and group activities.



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