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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:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the major physical and cultural geographical features of the world’s different regions.
  2. Describe the nature of world regional structure.
  3. Summarize the nature of world cultural, political, and economic divisions.
  4. Compare and contrast the expression of human landscapes.
  5. Analyze the historical development of world regions with consideration of major world events and the influence of geography on those events.
  6. Differentiate, name and map the major world geographic realms.
  7. Read and interpret maps and understand map properties.
  8. Master the special vocabulary of geography.
  9. Compare and contrast world environmental conditions.
  10. 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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