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GEOG 100 - Introduction to Human Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context
Course Code:
GEOG 100

Calendar Description:
This course offers a critical introduction to human geography. It explores, analyzes, and interprets the diverse human landscapes in global context. Using a thematic approach, the course focuses on modernization, population, nature, cultural identity, landscapes, agriculture, economic and regional development, the politics of territory and space, urbanization, and future geographies at various scales. (3:0:0)

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 45
Lecture Hours: 3

Total Weeks:

This course is offered online:


Non-Course Pre-Requisites:


Rearticulation Submission:

Course Content:
1. Introduction and History of Geography
2. Geographic Thought
3. Globalization
4. Geography of Population
5. Nature, Society and Technology
6. The Cultural Mosaic
7. Interpretation of Places and Landscapes
8. Geography of Economic Development
9. Agriculture and Food Production
10. Political Geography: Territory and Space
11. Urbanization: Processes and Patterns
12. Urban Space and Structures
13. Geography of the Future

Learning Outcomes:
1. introduce human geography as a unifying discipline of study
2. explore important traditions, theories, concepts and themes in human geography.
3. analyze and interpret places, regions and landscapes.
4. explore the relationship between global processes and local patterns
5. discuss the interdependence between core and peripheral regions
6. develop critical reading and logical thinking skills

Grading System:

Passing Grade:
D (50%)

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 35 %
Midterm Exam: 25 %
Assignments: 40 %

Number of Assignments:

Percentage of Individual Work:

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Other Programs:
Associate of Arts Diploma - Fine Arts
Associate of Arts Degree
Academic Elementary Education
Academic Pre-Medicine
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