GEOG 4 Cultural Geography (3)
Lec-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
An introduction to patterns in the contemporary human landscape. Topics include dynamics of population growth, migration, systems of agriculture, the legacy of colonialism, uneven economic development, the historical development and spread of religion and language.
C-ID GEOG 120
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Describe and explain major concepts and traditional approaches to the study of culture and cultural geography.
- Outcome 2: Assess the processes and consequences of the globalization of culture and economy in the contemporary world.
- Outcome 3: Appraise the distribution of the human population and the historical and contemporary processes that shape this distribution.
- Outcome 4: Assess the origins, diversity, and distribution of basic geographical patterns, such as language, religion, urbanization, nationalities, and human-environment interactions.
- Outcome 5: Describe and explain the political, economic, and geographic legacies of colonialism around the world, and relate these to processes of globalization.