GEO 106: World Regional Geography

Credits 4
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Examines the human, cultural, and environmental geographic issues that shape the world's regions. Includes information on spatial patterns of economic development, natural resource uses, international trade, population and migration, transportation, and cultural landscapes. Analyzes each region as part of the larger global community, with a specific emphasis on current issues and trends.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion students will be able to:

  • Discuss in an informed way how geographic concepts and theories explain current world events, world issues and daily events.
  • Explore and reflect on one’s role and responsibilities in an increasingly globalized world, specifically as part of a technological, commerce-driven culture.
  • Analyze human, cultural, and environmental processes that shape the world’s cultural regions in order to be an informed and active global citizen.

Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.

Grading Options
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Additional Information

This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Cultural Literacy, Social Sciences/ASOT-B, Social Sciences/AAOT, Social Sciences/AS, Social Sciences/AAS, Social Sciences/AGS.