Mar 03, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024
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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
OHIO BRICKS Pillar: Social or Behavioral Sciences
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 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
Learning Outcomes:
  • 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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