Dec 03, 2023
GEOG 207 - World Geography
PREREQUISITES: Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of “C” or better in ENGL 093 - Introduction to College Writing and ENGL 083 - Reading Strategies for College or ENGL 095 - Integrated Reading and Writing , or ENGL 075 - Co-Requisite Integrated Reading & Writing
PROGRAM: Social Sciences
CREDIT HOURS MIN: 3
LECTURE HOURS MIN: 3
DATE OF LAST REVISION: Spring, 2019
A geographical analysis of the major physical, cultural, political and economic divisions of the world along with their characteristics, locations, human activities, and inter-relationships.
MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be expected to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the major physical and cultural geographical features of the world’s different regions.
- Describe the nature of world regional structure.
- Summarize the nature of world cultural, political, and economic divisions.
- Compare and contrast the expression of human landscapes.
- Analyze the historical development of world regions with consideration of major world events and the influence of geography on those events.
- Differentiate, name and map the major world geographic realms.
- Read and interpret maps and understand map properties.
- Master the special vocabulary of geography.
- Compare and contrast world environmental conditions.
- Compare and contrast the effects of human activity on world regions.
COURSE CONTENT: Topical areas of study include -
- World regions
- Human landscapes
- World regional structure
- Historical development of world regions
- World cultural divisions
- Major world geographic realms
- World political divisions
- World environmental conditions
- World economic divisions
- Effects of human activity
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