This course provides an overview of the geography of the world. The course will break down the world into regions (i.e. North America, Asia, Africa, Europe) and examine elements of physical, cultural, historical, economic, and political geography within each region. The course will examine international relationships within regions and between regions, and how these relationships affect, and are affected by, aspects of cultural, economic, and political geography. It also explores areas such as cultural comparisons of resource utilization, differences in levels of economic development, and environmental influences on cultural development.
Introduction to Human Geography (GEO‑121)
Introduction to Human Geography
An introduction to the discipline guided by the questions: why are human phenomena located where they are and how are they interacting with those locations and each other? Key topics include: globalization and inequality; humans and the environment; geography of culture, identity, and difference; political geography; urban form and city life.