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GEOG 201
Introduction to World Regional Geography


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Social Sciences]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Geography 201 explores the physical and human geography of principal world regions with special emphasis on the flows that have fostered globalization across time and space.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the physical processes that create the landforms that explain regional climate patterns.
  • Demonstrate the spatial relationships between features of each world region's physical geography and the establishment of its human geography.
  • Highlight how aspects of a region's physical geography help predict its resultant human geography.
  • Apply geographic measures to assess the development of a world region relative to others.
  • Employ models of global climate change to assess the degree to which select world regions impact - and are impacted by - global climate change.
  • Identify and explain the historical developments that create a region's human geography.
  • Demonstrate how geographic flows have allowed certain world regions disproportionate influence in forming the character of the contemporary world.
  • Assess the role of international institutions in regional planning efforts.

  • Course Topics
  • Overview of the physical processes that help determine global climate variations
  • Measures of world regional development
  • Survey of the physical and human geography on a region-by-region basis
  • Thematic survey of individual world regions
  • Globalization and the flows of human geography throughout world regions

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    GEOG 201
    Winter 2016
    7113
    John Van Slyke
    GEOG 201
    Winter 2015
    1644
    John Van Slyke
    GEOG 201
    Winter 2013
    1492
    John Van Slyke
    GEOG 201
    Winter 2012
    1264
    John Van Slyke
    GEOG 201
    Winter 2011
    1264
    John Van Slyke


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.