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GEOG 151: Geography and Contemporary Society (3 credits)

Course Description

Elements of population geography and urban studies, economic geography and resource management; application to current problems of developed and underdeveloped countries. (3 hours lecture)

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe and map major themes in human society and culture: population, economy, politics, language, religion, customs, and conflict.
  • Apply scientific method, and theories and concepts of geography to explain the nature, history, and diffusion of the major themes.
  • Synthesize cross-cultural perspectives on current issues in the major themes.
  • Communicate the achievement in written form and/or in other artistic expressions such as photograph.

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