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GEOG 103 - The Regional Geography of Canada
Course Code:
GEOG 103

Credits:
3

Calendar Description:
This course offers a general introduction to Canada by reviewing the character of the natural environment and resource base, outlining patterns and sequences of settlement, and discussing the current activities of society, noting economic, social and political dimensions. The overall approach will be regional.(3:0:0)

Date First Offered:
2003-01-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 45
Lecture Hours: 3

Total Weeks:
15

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
1. Introduction: Regions, Concepts and Themes
2. Physical Environment and Settlement Patterns
3. Canada's Historical Geography
4. Canada and the World-Economy
5. Canada’s Heartland: Ontario
6. Canada's Heartland: Quebec
7. Atlantic Canada
8. Canadian Shield
9. Western Canada
10. British Columbia
11. Peace-Liard Sub-Region
12. The North
13. Canada: A Nation of Regions

Learning Outcomes:
1. introduce concepts and themes in regional geography
2. discuss processes and functional relationships that shape Canada's regions
3. analyze the character of Canada's regions.

Grading System:
Letters

Passing Grade:
50% (D)

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 35 %
Midterm Exam: 30 %
Assignments: 35 %

Course Offered in Other Programs:
Yes

Other Programs:
Associate of Arts Diploma
Associate of Arts Degree
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