Dec 05, 2019
GEOG 1200 - Human Geography
Examination of spatial dimensions of culture, emphasizing patterns of selected cultural elements - language, religion, population, settlement, political and economic landscapes, and human/environment interactions.
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM Course: TMSBS Social & Behavioral Sciences, TAG Course: OSS007 Human Geography or Cultural Geography
College Credit Plus: Level 1
- Students will acquire a fuller understanding of the geographies of politics, economics, population, settlement and cultural phenomena (such as language, religion and ethnicity).
- Students will gain an understanding of how geographical analysis can be useful in the examination of local, national and international social, economic and environmental problems.
- Students will gain an understanding of the connections between spatial organization, the social/cultural construction of place, and social power within the context of relevant social theories.
- Students will learn how to apply geographical concepts, such as scale, space and place, diffusion and location, in the analysis of social phenomena.
- Students will learn to understand how geographical concepts and methods can be employed to examine connections between cultural, environmental, economic and political processes.
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