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GEOG 3120 : World Regional Geography
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Geography (GEOG)
World Regional Geography
World Regional Geography
Spring 2016
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Practical approach to the themes, concepts, and tools appropriate for in-depth examination of the geography of the world’s. Historical and physical regional geographies; contemporary regional issues; and intra- and interregional issues.
1. Think critically and analytically about each world region 2. Spatially identify major geographic features of each region on regional maps 3. Recognize the properties and mechanics of regional & global physical processes 4. Identify key historic events and connect relevant regional history to each region’s contemporary geography 5. Analyze and understand the cultural, economic, and political relations within and between the various regions of the world 6. Evaluate regional urban processes and urban issues 7. Identify significant natural resources and economic industries of each region and understand the connections that resources and production have with the region’s population distribution and characteristics, economy, politics, and international relations 8. Identify and understand the significance of numerous contemporary geographic issues
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GEOG 2120 will be used for Spring 2016 instead of GEOG 3120 which will be submitted for deactivation. Currently 3120 attracts too many seniors but it’s geared towards sophomores essentially, therefore we want to go back to 2000 level.
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GWSB-Foreign Cultures Option
CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
ESIA-Anth/Geog/PubH (Pre2010)
ESIA-CPESS Conc (2010)
ESIA-ContempCS Conc (2010)
ESIA-Intl Dev Conc (2010)
ESIA-Intl Econ Conc (2010)
ESIA-Intl Pol Conc (2010)
ESIA-CPESS Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-ContempCS Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Intl Dev Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Intl Econ Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Intl Pol Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Anth/Geog (2010)
Sustainability Track B
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives

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