Course Descriptions

GEOG& 100: Introduction to Geography

Credits: 5.0

Introduction to natural and human regions around the world including the impact of post-industrial society in America, the rise of China as a rival superpower and the importance of "black gold" in the Persian Gulf. Placement in ENGL 100.Prerequisite(s): Placement in ENGL 100.

Course Level Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, sudents will be able to:

  1. Identify and locate physical features and define fundamental symbols when reading a map. [COMMUNICATE]
  2. Critically analyze the geographical aspects of the relationships between people and the natural environment. [REASON]
  3. Identify, collect, and utilize data to investigate and analyze the issues and problems facing people, places and society in relationship to their geography. [EXPLORE]
  4. Demonstrate and define how these relationships and the natural resources have changed with space and over time in different regions of the world. [EXPLORE]
  5. Integrate, evaluate and communicate information from a variety of geographical sources. [REASON]