2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEO 203: World Geography

3 credits

This course is designed to introduce students to some key concepts of geography. Topics covered include: basic geographic concepts (location, direction, distance); maps; physical geography (landforms, weather, climate); the geography of natural resources; cultural geography (peoples and their ways of life, language, religion, ethnicity); population; the geography of spacial behavior (perception of the environment, migration); political geography; economic geography (agriculture, manufacturing, industries); human impact on the environment; and regional geography. A final unit will introduce the students to the use of geographic information systems in the study of spatial phenomena. Offered even Falls.

Prerequisite(s): None.

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